6427.0 - Producer Price Indexes, Australia, Sep 2018 Quality Declaration 
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SEPTEMBER KEY FIGURES

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

Final demand (excl. exports)
0.8
2.1
Domestic
0.7
1.9
Imports
1.6
4.3
Intermediate demand
1.2
4.7
Domestic
0.9
4.2
Imports
2.3
8.3
Preliminary demand
1.3
5.2
Domestic
1.1
4.5
Imports
2.5
8.9

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



SEPTEMBER KEY POINTS


FINAL DEMAND (EXCL. EXPORTS)
  • rose 0.8% in the September quarter 2018.
  • mainly due to rises in the prices received for Heavy and civil engineering construction (+1.0%), Petroleum refining and petroleum fuel manufacturing (+5.2%) and Computer and electronic equipment manufacturing (+2.7%).
  • partly offset by falls in the prices received for Cleaning compound and toiletry preparation manufacturing (-3.1%).
  • rose 2.1% through the year to the September quarter 2018.


INTERMEDIATE DEMAND
  • rose 1.2% in the September quarter 2018.
  • mainly due to rises in the prices received for Sheep, beef cattle and grain farming; and dairy cattle farming (+8.8%), Petroleum refining and petroleum fuel manufacturing (+6.8%) and Electricity supply; gas supply; and water supply, sewerage and drainage services (+1.8%).
  • partly offset by falls in the prices received for Sugar and confectionery manufacturing (-2.7%), Basic non-ferrous metal manufacturing (-1.8%) and Real estate services (-0.5%).
  • rose 4.7% through the year to the September quarter 2018.


PRELIMINARY DEMAND
  • rose 1.3% in the September quarter 2018.
  • mainly due to rises in the prices received for Sheep, beef cattle and grain farming; and dairy cattle farming (+8.5%), Petroleum refining and petroleum fuel manufacturing (+7.1%) and Electricity supply; gas supply; and water supply, sewerage and drainage services (+1.8%).
  • partly offset by falls in the prices received for Basic non-ferrous metal manufacturing (-2.5%) and Pharmaceutical and medicinal product manufacturing (-0.4%).
  • rose 5.2% through the year to the September quarter 2018.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

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


CHANGES IN THIS ISSUE

From the September quarter 2018, Table 12 Output of the Manufacturing industries, division, subdivision, group and class index numbers will no longer include the following series:
  • 1312 Natural textile manufacturing.

Index numbers will continue to be published prior to the September quarter 2018.

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