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7307.0 - Wheat Use and Stocks, Australia, August 2009 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 07/10/2009   
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1 STOCKS OF WHEAT GRAIN STORED BY BULK GRAIN HANDLERS,
at month ending

WHEAT GRAIN STORED BY STATE
WHEAT GRAIN STORED BY GRADE(a)
NSW(b)
Vic.(c)
Qld
SA
WA
Aust.
Milling
Feed
'000 t
'000 t
'000 t
'000 t
'000 t
'000 t
'000 t
'000 t

2008
30 September(d)
219
145
81
220
867
1 532
1 313
219
31 December
4 492
556
1 611
1 704
6 127
14 490
12 310
2 180
2009
31 March(e)
3 685
466
1 327
1 151
4 838
11 467
8 918
2 549
30 April
3 412
447
1 286
879
4 084
10 108
7 799
2 309
31 May
3 036
378
1 139
671
3 502
8 726
6 778
1 948
30 June
2 548
302
973
519
2 656
6 998
5 416
1 582
31 July
2 108
260
874
511
2 065
5 818
4 503
1 315
31 August
1 730
168
690
362
1 544
4 494
3 452
1 042

(a) Wheat grain is graded by quality.
(b) Includes ACT.
(c) Includes Tasmania.
(d) The end of September is used to represent the closing stocks of wheat grain prior to the commencement of the next harvest period.
(e) From March, the Grain Handlers Stock Survey (GHSS) has been conducted on a monthly basis. Refer to paragraph 5 in the Explanatory Notes.

2 STOCKS OF WHEAT GRAIN STORED BY USERS(a)(b), at month ending

NSW(c)
Vic.(d)
Qld
SA
WA
Aust.
'000 t
'000 t
'000 t
'000 t
'000 t
'000 t

2008
30 September
184.8
^116.3
^32.6
^54.2
^33.8
421.7
31 October
87.9
^52.7
^47.5
^39.6
^30.5
258.3
30 November
114.0
^46.0
90.3
34.8
^28.5
313.6
31 December
277.4
70.8
99.1
31.7
^32.9
511.9
2009
31 January
^270.6
95.0
*109.7
^73.1
^80.3
^628.8
28 February
^289.6
101.9
^114.3
^65.0
^59.5
630.3
31 March
^286.3
98.5
^125.5
^50.2
^42.1
602.6
30 April
^249.6
97.1
^102.9
^54.2
^36.1
539.8
31 May
^241.0
95.6
^86.9
46.4
^27.0
496.9
30 June
^209.5
88.9
^81.9
43.5
24.1
447.8
31 July
^198.5
81.8
^63.2
50.8
18.5
412.8
31 August
160.7
74.4
^64.1
58.8
20.0
377.9

^ estimate has a relative standard error of 10% to less than 25% and should be used with caution
* estimate has a relative standard error of 25% to 50% and should be used with caution
(a) This estimate excludes on-farm storage by other agricultural businesses. For more information refer to paragraph 8 in the Explanatory Notes.
(b) Not all users of wheat grain are included. For more information on scope and coverage, refer to the Explanatory Notes.
(c) Includes ACT.
(d) Includes Tasmania.

3 WHEAT GRAIN USED, at month ending

NSW(a)
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
Aust.
'000 t
'000 t
'000 t
'000 t
'000 t
'000 t
'000 t

EXPORTS

2008
31 October
10.4
26.4
20.9
52.3
410.5
-
520.5
30 November
30.3
12.9
22.4
20.7
410.6
-
496.9
31 December
94.5
94.8
76.6
271.0
622.7
-
1 159.5
2009
31 January
228.1
44.9
92.9
132.7
764.0
-
1 262.7
28 February
268.7
58.4
82.2
229.2
669.5
-
1 308.0
31 March
323.6
195.0
164.1
268.6
1 044.3
-
1 995.5
30 April
r378.1
120.8
105.0
235.6
778.4
-
r1 618.1
31 May
213.1
68.2
184.2
230.3
598.2
-
1 294.1
30 June
473.2
88.8
145.3
140.6
792.6
-
r1 640.5
31 July
r282.9
r59.7
r103.2
28.6
r574.4
-
r1 048.8
31 August
312.2
98.4
200.6
139.0
492.8
-
1 243.0
Total
2 615.1
868.4
1 197.5
1 748.5
7 158.1
-
13 587.5

DOMESTIC USE

2008
31 October
^204.9
^107.2
^44.3
^38.9
40.6
^4.4
440.3
30 November
182.4
103.7
48.9
39.2
44.7
^3.8
422.8
31 December
194.7
103.6
45.1
^35.4
31.8
^4.2
414.7
2009
31 January
192.8
102.5
46.7
42.1
32.8
4.0
420.9
28 February
168.0
86.8
48.1
37.9
39.7
3.3
383.8
31 March
174.3
92.5
54.2
38.6
31.8
3.3
394.6
30 April
172.1
86.1
^60.0
37.8
29.1
3.6
388.7
31 May
175.5
83.2
54.1
45.0
33.0
2.7
393.3
30 June
171.8
91.0
57.1
37.2
30.6
2.6
390.5
31 July
167.8
83.0
53.3
36.2
25.4
2.9
368.6
31 August
168.7
84.5
60.0
37.6
23.2
2.7
376.9
Total
1 973.0
1 024.1
571.8
425.9
362.7
37.5
4 395.1

TOTAL

2008
31 October
^215.3
133.6
65.2
91.2
451.1
^4.4
960.8
30 November
212.7
116.6
71.3
59.9
455.3
^3.8
919.7
31 December
289.2
198.4
121.7
306.4
654.5
^4.2
1 574.2
2009
31 January
420.9
147.4
139.6
174.8
796.8
4.0
1 683.6
28 February
436.7
145.2
130.3
267.1
709.2
3.3
1 691.8
31 March
497.9
287.5
218.3
307.2
1 076.1
3.3
2 390.1
30 April
r550.2
206.9
165.0
273.4
807.5
3.6
r2 006.8
31 May
388.6
151.4
238.3
275.3
631.2
2.7
1 687.4
30 June
645.0
179.8
202.4
177.8
823.2
2.6
r2 031.0
31 July
r450.7
r142.7
r156.5
64.8
r599.8
2.9
r1 417.4
31 August
480.9
182.9
260.6
176.6
516.1
2.7
1 619.9
Total
4 588.1
1 892.5
1 769.3
2 174.4
7 520.8
37.5
17 982.6

^ estimate has a relative standard error of 10% to less than 25% and should be used with caution
- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
r revised
(a) Includes ACT.

4 WHEAT GRAIN COMMITTED(a), at month ending

CONTRACTED FOR EXPORT,
by state of origin
(b)
CONTRACTED FOR
DOMESTIC USE
TOTAL
COMMITTED
NSW(c)
Vic.(d)
Qld
SA
WA
Aust.
Aust.
Aust.
'000 t
'000 t
'000 t
'000 t
'000 t
'000 t
'000 t
'000 t

2008
31 October
238.9
19.5
84.5
194.7
166.6
704.2
^1 023.7
1 727.9
30 November
^339.8
^25.5
^130.1
^223.3
^828.3
^1 547.0
1 286.8
^2 833.7
31 December
^358.9
^40.4
^156.5
^289.8
^1 164.3
^2 010.0
1 334.0
3 343.9
2009
31 January
381.0
155.9
403.0
459.7
1 920.9
3 320.6
1 323.2
4 643.8
28 February
471.5
248.7
445.7
518.2
1 989.9
3 674.1
1 071.0
4 745.1
31 March
668.3
334.7
495.9
523.8
2 056.7
4 079.4
1 027.7
5 107.1
30 April
670.6
215.3
601.3
370.9
1 462.9
3 321.1
888.4
4 209.5
31 May
609.9
250.7
566.4
361.7
1 741.1
3 529.8
850.9
4 380.7
30 June
584.3
197.3
476.0
275.2
1 270.2
2 803.0
840.3
3 643.3
31 July
332.8
171.1
313.2
183.0
1 173.2
2 173.3
689.7
2 863.0
31 August
354.0
185.3
360.2
170.5
1 110.4
2 180.4
744.4
2 924.8

^ estimate has a relative standard error of 10% to less than 25% and should be used with caution
(a) Wheat committed is wheat that is contracted for export or domestic use.
(b) State/Territory in which the wheat grain was located when purchased for export.
(c) Includes ACT.
(d) Includes Tasmania.



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