National Regional Profile: Ararat (RC) (Local Government Area)  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 29/04/2010 CLASSIFICATIONS CODE: LGA20260   
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Industry INDUSTRY


2004
2005
2006
2007
2008


BUILDING APPROVALS - year ended 30 June

Private sector houses no.
52
58
37
42
49
Total dwelling units no.
57
63
45
42
77

Value of private sector houses $m
8.0
9.4
7.0
7.7
9.6
Value of new residential building $m
8.4
9.7
8.0
7.7
15.2
Value of total residential building $m
9.6
11.8
10.0
10.1
17.2
Value of total non-residential building $m
10.3
8.4
14.3
10.1
5.6
Value of total building $m
19.9
20.2
24.4
20.2
22.8

Average value of private sector houses $'000
153.0
162.2
190.5
182.5
196.3

MOTOR VEHICLE CENSUS - REGISTERED MOTOR VEHICLES - at 31 March

Rate per 1,000 population

Passenger vehicles no.
520
532
538
532
527
Campervans no.
3
3
3
3
3
Light commercial vehicles no.
205
207
210
211
209
Light rigid trucks no.
4
4
4
4
4
Heavy rigid trucks no.
40
41
41
40
41
Articulated trucks no.
7
8
9
9
10
Non-freight carrying trucks no.
5
5
5
5
5
Buses no.
2
3
3
3
3
Motorcycles no.
25
25
26
27
29
Total registered motor vehicles no.
812
829
839
834
830

Age of vehicle

Less than 5 years old no.
1 826
1 888
1 897
1 881
1 795
5 years to less than 10 years old no.
2 171
2 253
2 431
2 490
2 487
10 years or older no.
5 459
5 483
5 459
5 399
5 473

GROSS VALUE OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION * - year ended 30 June

Gross value of crops $m
-
-
59.2
-
-
Gross value of livestock slaughterings $m
-
-
51.7
-
-
Gross value of livestock products $m
-
-
28.7
-
-
Total gross value of agricultural production $m
-
-
139.6
-
-

AGRICULTURAL COMMODITIES * - year ended 30 June

Total area

Area of holding ha
-
-
320 228.5
-
-
Cereals for grain ha
-
-
60 004.6
-
-
Vegetables for human consumption ha
-
-
0.0
-
-
Orchard trees (including nuts) ha
-
-
23.1
-
-
All fruit (excluding grapes) ha
-
-
27.2
-
-
Non-cereal broadacre crops ha
-
-
23 344.5
-
-

Total number

Sheep and lambs no.
-
-
1 185 722
-
-
Milk cattle (excluding house cows) no.
-
-
163
-
-
Meat cattle no.
-
-
34 679
-
-
Pigs no.
-
-
3 918
-
-

* Agricultural commodities and value of production data is subject to relative standard error (RSE) - for further information see ABS cat no. 7125.0