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Contents >> Manufacturing >> Price indexes

The ABS compiles two price indexes relating to the manufacturing sector: the Price Indexes of Materials Used in Manufacturing Industries; and the Price Indexes of Articles Produced by Manufacturing Industries (see Prices for more details). Tables 19.21 and 19.22 set out index numbers for selected components of those indexes.


19.21 PRICE INDEXES(a)(b), Materials used

1994-95
1995-96
1996-97
1997-98
1998-99
1999-2000
2000-01
2001-02

Food, beverages and tobacco
111.0
111.7
106.2
110.0
110.5
110.8
121.0
137.8
Textiles and textile products
103.0
100.9
93.0
96.3
94.0
91.6
102.3
106.9
Knitting mills and clothing
109.3
111.4
105.9
107.1
106.4
102.6
106.5
109.2
Footwear
109.5
111.7
111.0
109.7
110.3
107.4
120.3
130.3
Leather and leather products
101.9
95.1
95.0
91.9
93.5
97.8
107.2
102.7
Sawmilling and timber products
111.3
114.0
113.7
119.8
119.8
123.0
132.8
136.1
Paper and paper products
95.8
108.3
97.0
96.4
97.6
99.8
110.0
109.7
Printing and publishing
101.1
114.1
105.8
105.5
108.1
107.7
116.5
119.3
Petroleum and coal products
100.2
103.5
117.2
108.4
94.4
157.8
217.7
175.9
Chemicals
107.8
113.9
110.7
111.9
111.4
114.0
126.3
121.0
Rubber and plastics
118.8
122.0
113.4
113.4
110.1
110.8
123.9
121.6
Non-metallic mineral products
114.3
113.7
113.1
112.6
111.3
110.7
111.5
115.4
Basic metal products
94.0
99.4
93.1
93.4
91.7
92.5
101.7
106.0
Fabricated metal products
104.4
108.7
106.2
107.3
106.2
106.1
111.7
110.6
Transport equipment and parts
116.2
115.1
110.1
113.5
116.8
120.5
125.2
124.6
Electronic equipment and other machinery
106.5
107.8
102.7
104.6
103.7
103.4
108.0
107.2
Other manufacturing
112.3
112.8
110.9
113.8
115.3
118.8
125.6
124.4
All materials
107.6
110.1
106.0
107.0
105.9
115.8
132.4
132.4

(a) Reference base year 1989-90 = 100.0.
(b) The index is on a net basis and relates in concept only to transactions in materials used in the industry that are produced from other industries or from overseas.

Source: Producer Price Indexes, Australia (6427.0).


19.22 PRICE INDEXES(a)(b), Articles produced

1994-95
1995-96
1996-97
1997-98
1998-99
1999-2000
2000-01
2001-02

Food, beverages and tobacco
115.2
117.8
119.0
122.0
122.6
125.1
131.4
139.9
Textiles and textile products
102.3
103.0
103.4
104.7
102.9
103.8
108.6
111.8
Knitting mills, clothing, footwear & leather
110.2
113.2
114.5
116.5
117.9
119.5
120.7
122.3
Log sawmilling and other wood products
116.6
116.2
116.8
118.9
121.0
126.0
130.7
132.4
Paper and paper products
108.8
113.0
111.5
110.2
110.4
111.3
114.9
115.9
Printing, publishing and recorded media
123.9
132.3
136.3
139.2
143.6
148.9
152.4
155.5
Petroleum and coal products
102.1
105.5
109.9
101.7
86.8
137.5
190.2
158.5
Chemicals
108.9
112.2
111.3
110.7
110.8
111.7
115.8
113.9
Rubber and plastics
108.9
112.8
114.0
113.8
114.0
114.9
119.1
123.9
Non-metallic mineral products
114.3
114.7
115.4
116.7
117.1
117.5
117.8
118.7
Basic metal products
101.6
104.1
98.2
102.2
98.7
104.8
115.4
107.9
Fabricated metal products
107.7
110.5
111.8
113.1
113.6
115.2
116.7
118.6
Transport equipment and parts
114.3
115.9
115.5
116.6
117.8
119.6
124.1
128.5
Electronic equipment and other machinery
106.8
107.9
109.0
109.7
109.1
109.9
112.3
114.2
Other manufacturing
114.4
117.3
118.7
119.6
121.4
123.8
128.8
131.0
All articles
110.9
113.7
114.3
115.9
115.6
120.6
128.5
128.8

(a) Reference base year 1989-90 = 100.0.
(b) The index is on a net basis and relates in concept only to transactions in articles produced by the industry that are sold or transferred outside the industry, or used as capital equipment, or exported.

Source: Producer Price Indexes, Australia (6427.0).


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