8755.0 - Construction Work Done, Australia, Preliminary, Mar 2014
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 28/05/2014
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MARCH KEY POINTS
VALUE OF WORK DONE, CHAIN VOLUME MEASURES
BUILDING WORK DONE
ENGINEERING WORK DONE
ABOUT THIS ISSUE
This publication provides an early indication of trends in building and engineering construction activity. The data are estimates based on a response rate of approximately 85% of the value of both building and engineering work done during the quarter. More comprehensive and updated results will be released in Engineering Construction Activity, Australia (cat.no. 8762.0) on 02 July 2014 and in Building Activity, Australia (cat. no. 8752.0) on 16 July 2014.
This release includes revisions to both the Building Activity and Engineering Construction Survey. Building Activity data was revised back to September 2002 and Engineering Construction data was revised back to March 2010.
As a result of changes to production processes, some time series identifiers will be changing. The content and nature of these series will not be affected.
The following publications will be affected:
To assist in accommodating these changes, Excel spreadsheets showing the old and new time series identifiers for each affected series are included under the downloads tab.
Please note the dates on which these changes take effect, as detailed above.
Trend estimates should be used with caution due to the volatility caused by large engineering projects. For more details on trend estimates, please see paragraphs 24 to 26 of the explanatory notes.
For further information about these and related statistics, contact the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070.
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