ABOUT THIS PUBLICATION
This publication presents estimates of the economic and financial performance of Australian industry for 2009-10. These data are compiled from the ABS Economic Activity Survey (EAS) and from Business Activity Statement (BAS) data reported to the Australian Taxation Office.
The estimates in this publication are based on the Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC), 2006 edition (cat. no. 1292.0).
Estimates for the 2006-07, 2007-08 and 2008-09 reference years have been revised since the previous issue of this publication. The revisions are incorporated in this publication and in the extended data spreadsheets available free online.
The effect of these revisions on the 2008-09 national estimates of indicative key variables at the Total selected industries level has been an increase of 0.7% (or $15.9b) in sales and service income, an increase of 0.6% (or $15.5b) in total income, an increase of 0.9 % (or $20.0b) in total expenses and a decrease of 1.0% (or $8.7b) in industry value added (IVA). The majority of the revision has been due to improvements in the sample design and other aspects of survey methodology.
See Technical Note 3 for information on the sources and impact of revisions.
Additional economic and financial information, with a particular focus on transport related activity, will be released as a separate data cube at a later date. The date will be advertised on the ABS release calendar.
The ABS welcomes comments and suggestions from users regarding future surveys of Australian industry. These comments should be addressed to the Director, Annual Integrated Collections Business Statistics Centre, Australian Bureau of Statistics, GPO Box 796, Sydney, NSW 2001.
For further information about these and related statistics, contact the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.