8155.0 - Australian Industry, 2014-15 Quality Declaration 
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2014-15 KEY INDUSTRY POINTS

  • The estimates in this publication cover the performance of selected industries compiled from the annual Economic Activity Survey (EAS). For more information about the scope and coverage of the EAS please refer to paragraphs 6-21 of the Explanatory Notes in this issue.
  • The Health care and social assistance (private) industry in 2014-15 had strong growth across all key data items. Sales and service income grew by 13.8% to $84.2b and industry value added (IVA) grew by 12.8% to $76.7b. Employment for this industry increased by approximately 51,000 people (5%), with wages and salaries increasing by 10.3% to $46.5b. This industry has seen strong demand for its products and services from Australia's ageing population in recent years.
  • The Construction industry also showed positive growth in IVA, increasing by $8.2b (7.6%), with similar growth in sales and service income increasing by $26.3b (7.4%). The largest contribution to this growth has been from residential construction activity.
  • In contrast the industries that showed the largest declines were Mining and Manufacturing with falls in sales and service income of $8.5b (-3.9%) and $7.9b (-2%) respectively.


2014-15 KEY INDUSTRY FIGURES


ANZSIC Division
Employment at end June
Sales and service income
Industry value added
2013-14
2014-15
2013-14
to
2014-15
2013-14
2014-15
2013-14
to
2014-15
2013-14
2014-15
2013-14
to
2014-15
'000
'000
%
$m
$m
%
$m
$m
%

A Agriculture
498
477
-4.2
77 348
85 639
10.7
26 600
30 656
15.2
B Mining
186
173
-7.0
220 353
211 868
-3.9
127 698
118 281
-7.4
C Manufacturing
879
856
-2.6
385 652
377 749
-2.0
96 824
98 058
1.3
D Electricity, gas, water and waste services
113
112
-0.9
117 762
112 519
-4.5
43 830
44 113
0.6
E Construction
1 059
1 038
-2.0
355 923
382 193
7.4
107 964
116 155
7.6
F Wholesale trade
563
543
-3.6
476 999
481 776
1.0
64 020
61 103
-4.6
G Retail trade
1 278
1 316
3.0
382 768
388 155
1.4
70 139
71 126
1.4
H Accommodation and food services
914
963
5.4
91 295
91 793
0.5
37 038
38 579
4.2
I Transport, postal and warehousing
570
574
0.7
149 890
154 106
2.8
66 345
69 713
5.1
J Information media and telecommunications
165
170
3.0
72 929
75 901
4.1
36 145
36 669
1.4
L Rental, hiring and real estate services
399
403
1.0
110 095
120 563
9.5
66 653
71 575
7.4
M Professional, scientific and technical services
960
964
0.4
188 691
194 204
2.9
103 849
108 394
4.4
N Administrative and support services
814
812
-0.2
74 493
78 241
5.0
50 216
53 269
6.1
O Public administration and safety (private)
82
85
3.7
9 952
10 139
1.9
5 653
5 536
-2.1
P Education and training (private)
383
399
4.2
19 965
21 397
7.2
23 718
25 678
8.3
Q Health care and social assistance (private)
1 028
1 079
5.0
73 979
84 222
13.8
68 020
76 698
12.8
R Arts and recreation services
217
201
-7.4
28 903
30 733
6.3
11 829
12 171
2.9
S Other services
479
472
-1.5
56 282
57 649
2.4
29 717
28 710
-3.4

Note: This table excludes Division K Financial and insurance services and businesses/organisations classified to the General Government sector. For more information about the scope of the Economic Activity Survey, please refer to paragraphs 6-21 of the Explanatory Notes in this issue.
Source: Australian Industry (cat. no. 8155.0)