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1367.5 - Western Australian Statistical Indicators, 2010  
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ENGINEERING CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITY


JUNE KEY FIGURES, Western Australia

Jun qtr 2010
Mar qtr 2009 to Jun qtr 2010
Jun qtr 2009 to Jun qtr 2010
$m
% change
% change

Value of Work Done(a)
Trend
6 894.8
7.0
17.1
Seasonally Adjusted
7 225.2
15.2
16.0

(a) Chain volume measures, reference year 2007-08
Source: Engineering Construction Activity, Australia (cat. no. 8762.0).

  • In trend terms, the value of engineering construction work in WA was $6.9 billion for the June quarter 2010. This was 7% higher than the value for the previous quarter and more than 17% higher than the value for the June quarter 2009.
  • In seasonally adjusted terms, the value of engineering construction work, in the June quarter 2010 grew by over 15% to $7.2 billion. This value was 16% higher than that recorded for the June quarter 2009.


Value of Work Done(a), Western Australia: Original

Graph: Value of Work Done(a), Western Australia: Original



  • Over the last decade, much of the increase in the value of engineering construction in the state has been driven by work undertaken for the private sector. In original terms, the private sector value has risen substantially, from around $282 million in June quarter 2001 to $5.9 billion in June quarter 2010.

This link takes you to time series spreadsheets from Engineering Construction Activity, Australia, June 2010 (cat no. 8762.0). Tables 24 - 26 contain Western Australian data on Value of Work Commenced/Done/Yet to Be Done by Sector.

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