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7307.0 - Wheat Use and Stocks, Australia, Jan 2009 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 10/03/2009   
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1 STOCKS OF WHEAT GRAIN STORED BY BULK GRAIN HANDLERS, at month ending

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

2008
30 September(c)
219.0
145.0
81.0
220.0
867.0
-
1 532.0
31 December
4 491.9
555.9
1 610.7
1 704.5
6 127.0
-
14 489.9

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
(a) Includes ACT.
(b) Includes Tasmania.
(c) The end of September is used to represent the closing stocks of wheat grain prior to the commencement of the next harvest period.

2 STOCKS OF WHEAT GRAIN STORED BY BULK GRAIN HANDLERS, by wheat grade(a)

2008
September
December
'000 t
'000 t

Milling
1 313.0
12 309.6
Feed and other
219.0
2 180.3

(a) Wheat grain is graded by quality (refer to Glossary).

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

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

2008
30 September
184.8
^112.1
^32.6
^54.2
^33.8
^4.2
-
421.7
31 October
87.9
^48.7
^47.5
^39.6
^30.5
^4.0
-
258.3
30 November
114.0
^42.7
90.3
34.8
^28.5
^3.3
-
313.6
31 December
277.4
68.3
99.1
31.7
^32.9
*2.5
-
511.9
2009
31 January
^295.6
(d)95.4
*110.1
^73.1
^80.9
na
-
^655.0

^ 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
- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
na not available
(a) This estimate excludes on-farm storage by other agricultural businesses (refer to paragraph 8 in Explanatory Notes).
(b) Wheat grain users does not include all users of wheat grain (refer to Glossary).
(c) Includes ACT.
(d) Includes Tasmania.

4 WHEAT GRAIN USED, at month ending

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

Exports(b)(c)

2008
31 October
10.4
26.4
r20.9
52.3
r410.5
-
-
r520.5
30 November
30.3
12.9
r22.4
20.7
r410.6
-
-
r496.9
31December
r94.5
r94.8
r76.7
271.0
r622.7
-
-
r1 159.7
2009
31 January
235.9
46.8
95.7
132.7
791.5
-
-
1 302.7
Total
371.1
180.9
215.8
476.6
2 235.4
-
-
3 479.8

Domestic use(d)

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
31December
194.7
103.6
45.1
^35.4
31.8
^4.2
-
414.7
2009
31 January
201.3
116.4
47.6
42.1
35.7
*5.7
-
448.9
Total
783.3
430.9
185.9
155.6
152.8
18.1
-
1 726.7

Total

2008
31 October
^r215.3
133.6
r65.2
91.2
r451.1
^4.4
-
r960.8
30 November
r212.7
116.6
r71.3
59.9
r455.3
^3.8
-
r919.7
31December
r289.2
r198.4
r121.8
r306.4
r654.5
^4.2
-
r1 574.4
2009
31 January
437.2
163.1
143.3
174.9
827.3
*5.7
-
1 751.6
Total
1 154.4
611.7
401.7
632.3
2 388.2
18.1
-
5 206.5

^ 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
- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
r revised
(a) Includes ACT.
(b) Wheat grain is considered used once it is exported (refer to Glossary).
(c) State/territory in which the wheat grain was located when purchased for export.
(d) For notes on coverage of domestic use, refer to paragraphs 5 to 9 of the Explanatory Notes.

5 WHEAT GRAIN COMMITTED, at month ending(a)

WHEAT GRAIN CONTRACTED FOR EXPORT, BY STATE OF ORIGIN(b)
Wheat grain contracted for domestic use
Total wheat grain committed
NSW(c)
Vic.
Qld.
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
Aust.
Aust.
Aust.
'000 t
'000 t
'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
1 492.9
4 813.4

^ 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)
(a) Wheat committed is wheat that is contracted for export or domestic use (refer to Glossary).
(b) State/territory in which the wheat grain was located when purchased for export.
(c) Includes ACT.



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