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1301.0 - Year Book Australia, 2002  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 25/01/2002   
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Contents >> Manufacturing >> Sales and output

Table 19.16 shows that after removal of the effects of price changes, the value of sales by private manufacturing businesses increased by 3% in 1999-2000 over 1998-99. Wood and paper product manufacturing recorded the largest increase (12%), followed by Machinery and equipment manufacturing (11%). Textile, clothing, footwear and leather manufacturing recorded the largest fall (12%), followed by Non-metallic mineral product manufacturing (10%).

Manufacturing output (sales adjusted for changes in the level of stocks) increased by 2% between 1998-99 and 1999-2000. Five of the nine manufacturing subdivisions increased their output, with the largest increases recorded for Machinery and equipment manufacturing (13%), followed by Wood and paper product manufacturing (9%). Textile, clothing, footwear and leather manufacturing recorded the largest fall (13%), followed by Non-metallic mineral product manufacturing (9%) and Metal product manufacturing (5%).

The largest contributors to manufacturing output in 1999-2000 were Machinery and equipment manufacturing (23%), Food, beverage and tobacco manufacturing (22%), Petroleum, coal, chemical and associated product manufacturing (16%) and Metal product manufacturing (14%).

19.16 SALES AND OUTPUT(a) BY PRIVATE MANUFACTURING BUSINESSES, Chain Volume Measures(b)

Sales of goods produced
Output of goods


Industry subdivision
1998-99

$m
1999-2000

$m
1998-99

$m
1999-2000

$m

Food, beverage and tobacco manufacturing
48,665
50,653
49,312
51,125
Textile, clothing, footwear and leather manufacturing
10,667
9,255
10,597
9,037
Wood and paper product manufacturing
14,894
16,730
15,090
16,518
Printing, publishing and recorded media
15,804
16,249
15,741
16,359
Petroleum, coal, chemical and associated product manufacturing
37,206
37,743
37,801
37,289
Non-metallic mineral product manufacturing
11,919
10,708
12,123
10,515
Metal product manufacturing
33,425
33,104
34,022
32,246
Machinery and equipment manufacturing
46,759
51,761
47,127
53,257
Other manufacturing
7,612
7,323
7,566
7,378
Total manufacturing(c)
226,951
233,527
229,398
233,723

(a) Output is calculated as sales of goods produced minus opening inventories plus closing inventories.
(b) Reference year for chain volume measures is 1998-99.
(c) Chain volume measures are not additive for most periods; the component measures do not sum to a total in the same way as the corresponding current price components do.

Source: Stocks and Sales, Selected Industries, Australia (5629.0).


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