National Regional Profile: Australia   
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Industry INDUSTRY


2004
2005
2006
2007
2008


BUILDING APPROVALS - year ended 30 June

Private sector houses no.
120 424
106 489
103 576
104 354
107 678
Total dwelling units no.
184 476
163 627
152 214
153 415
162 732

Value of private sector houses $m
21 455.5
20 743.3
21 656.4
23 637.8
26 153.0
Value of new residential building $m
32 018.6
31 094.9
30 813.9
33 986.9
39 229.5
Value of total residential building $m
37 304.8
36 372.0
36 385.1
39 670.2
45 336.3
Value of total non-residential building $m
17 147.3
20 021.0
25 432.6
28 237.3
37 147.6
Value of total building $m
54 452.2
56 393.0
61 817.8
67 907.5
82 483.9

Average value of private sector houses $'000
178.2
194.8
209.1
226.5
242.9

MOTOR VEHICLE CENSUS - REGISTERED MOTOR VEHICLES - at 31 March

Rate per 1,000 population

Passenger vehicles no.
528
534
541
544
551
Campervans no.
2
2
2
2
2
Light commercial vehicles no.
97
100
102
104
107
Light rigid trucks no.
4
4
5
5
5
Heavy rigid trucks no.
14
14
14
14
14
Articulated trucks no.
3
3
3
4
4
Non-freight carrying trucks no.
1
1
1
1
1
Buses no.
4
4
4
4
4
Motorcycles no.
20
21
22
24
26
Total registered motor vehicles no.
672
683
694
701
714

Age of vehicle

Less than 5 years old no.
3 532 923
3 697 450
3 921 753
4 101 706
4 269 094
5 years to less than 10 years old no.
3 612 263
3 760 167
3 911 425
4 017 199
4 129 167
10 years or older no.
6 374 114
6 448 340
6 510 106
6 636 765
6 879 975

GROSS VALUE OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION * - year ended 30 June

Gross value of crops $m
-
-
20 796.5
-
-
Gross value of livestock slaughterings $m
-
-
11 959.6
-
-
Gross value of livestock products $m
-
-
5 770.8
-
-
Total gross value of agricultural production $m
-
-
38 527.0
-
-

AGRICULTURAL COMMODITIES * - year ended 30 June

Total area

Area of holding ha
-
-
434 924 814.2
-
-
Cereals for grain ha
-
-
19 336 129.2
-
-
Vegetables for human consumption ha
-
-
130 703.0
-
-
Orchard trees (including nuts) ha
-
-
164 727.6
-
-
All fruit (excluding grapes) ha
-
-
188 307.5
-
-
Non-cereal broadacre crops ha
-
-
3 750 667.9
-
-

Total number

Sheep and lambs no.
-
-
91 028 408
-
-
Milk cattle (excluding house cows) no.
-
-
2 787 907
-
-
Meat cattle no.
-
-
25 605 492
-
-
Pigs no.
-
-
2 732 956
-
-

* Agricultural commodities and value of production data is subject to relative standard error (RSE) - for further information see ABS cat no. 7125.0