In all but one of the eight headline measures presented, the Australian manufacturing industry showed growth in 2006-07 when compared to 2005-06. Sales and service income increased by 12%, industry value added by 9%, wages and salaries by 7%, however employment declined by 0.2%. Commentary about these items is presented in Chapter 2.
For information about survey methodology, see Technical Note 1.
The Glossary provides definitions for terms used.