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 |
|Food, beverage and tobacco manufacturing |
|Textile, clothing, footwear and leather manufacturing |
|Wood and paper product manufacturing |
|Printing, publishing and recorded media |
|Petroleum, coal, chemical and associated product manufacturing |
|Non-metallic mineral product manufacturing |
|Metal product manufacturing |
|Machinery and equipment manufacturing |
|Other manufacturing |
|Total manufacturing(c) |
|(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).