6427.0 - Producer Price Indexes, Australia, Jun 2018 Quality Declaration 
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JUNE KEY FIGURES

Mar Qtr 18 to Jun Qtr 18
Jun Qtr 17 to Jun Qtr 18
STAGE OF PRODUCTION
% change
% change

Final demand (excl. exports)
0.3
1.5
Domestic
0.2
1.5
Imports
1.4
1.4
Intermediate demand
0.9
4.1
Domestic
0.6
4.1
Imports
2.8
4.3
Preliminary demand
1.1
4.4
Domestic
0.6
4.2
Imports
3.1
4.4

Stage of Production Final Demand
Graph: This graph shows the level of the Stage of Production Final Demand series.

Stage of Production Final Demand, Quarterly % change
Graph: This graph shows the quarterly movements for the Stage of Production, Final Demand series



JUNE KEY POINTS


FINAL DEMAND (EXCL. EXPORTS)
  • rose 0.3% in the June quarter 2018.
  • mainly due to rises in the prices received for Heavy and civil engineering construction (+1.5%), Building construction (+1.2%) and Petroleum refining and petroleum fuel manufacturing (+11.9%).
  • partly offset by falls in the prices received for Other agriculture (-2.9%), Fishing (-18.9%) and Professional and scientific equipment manufacturing (-2.3%).
  • rose 1.5% through the year to the June quarter 2018.


INTERMEDIATE DEMAND
  • rose 0.9% in the June quarter 2018.
  • mainly due to rises in the prices received for Petroleum refining and petroleum fuel manufacturing (+11.0%), Oil and gas extraction (+9.6%) and Sheep, beef cattle and grain farming; and dairy cattle farming (+4.3%).
  • partly offset by falls in the prices received for Real estate services (-2.8%), Fishing (-9.2%) and Accommodation (-6.4%).
  • rose 4.1% through the year to the June quarter 2018.


PRELIMINARY DEMAND
  • rose 1.1% in the June quarter 2018.
  • mainly due to rises in the prices received for Petroleum refining and petroleum fuel manufacturing (+10.2%), Oil and gas extraction (+9.0%) and Textile, leather, clothing and footwear manufacturing (+1.5%).
  • partly offset by falls in the prices received for Real estate services (-1.1%), Coal mining (-2.6%) and Other agriculture (-2.3%).
  • rose 4.4% through the year to the June quarter 2018.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES
ISSUE (QUARTER) Release Date
September 2018 2 November 2018
December 2018 1 February 2019
March 2019 26 April 2019
June 2019 2 August 2019


CHANGES IN THIS ISSUE

The June quarter 2018 issue of the Producer Price Indexes will include reweighted price indexes for:
  • 3019 Other residential building construction.
  • 3020 Non-residential building construction.
  • 3101 Road and bridge construction.
  • 3109 Other heavy and civil engineering construction.


CHANGES IN FUTURE ISSUES

From September quarter 2018, the Producer Price Indexes, Australia (cat. no. 6427.0) publication will cease publishing the following series in Table 12 Output of the Manufacturing industries, division, subdivision, group and class index numbers:
  • 1312 Natural textile manufacturing.

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REVISIONS TO THE STAGE OF PRODUCTION INDEXES

The June quarter 2018 issue of the Producer Price Indexes, Australia (cat. no. 6427.0) includes revisions to the Stage of Production (SOP) analytical series.

These changes align the SOP measures with the revisions applied to the International Trade Price Indexes, Australia (cat. no. 6457.0) in the June quarter 2018.

The revisions apply to the following quarters: December quarter 2017 and March quarter 2018.

The series impacted by these revisions include:
  • Final; Imports;
  • Final; Total; Capital;
  • Final; Imports; Consumer;
  • Final; Imports; Capital;
  • Intermediate; Domestic;
  • Intermediate; Imports;
  • Preliminary; Imports;
  • Preliminary; Headline;

These series are annotated in Tables 1, 2, 3, 4 and 10 time series spreadsheets.


ROUNDING

Any discrepancies between totals and sums of components are due to rounding.


PRIVACY

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INQUIRIES

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