Australian Bureau of Statistics
1318.3 - Qld Stats, Mar 2011 Quality Declaration
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 21/03/2011 Final
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CONSUMPTION AND INVESTMENT
Retail Turnover(a), All Industries - Queensland: Trend
Further information about this topic can be accessed at Retail Trade, Australia (cat. no. 8501.0) or by contacting the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070. This publication is released monthly.
New Motor Vehicle Sales
In trend terms, a total of 16,458 new vehicles were sold in Queensland in February 2011. In trend estimate terms, the total number of new vehicle sales has been falling steadily since February 2010 when 17,489 were sold. In February 2011, in trend terms, there were 8,480 passenge vehicles, 3,761 sports utility vehicles and 4,244 other vehicles sold.
Corresponding sales for Australia in February 2011, in trend terms, were 48,386 passenger vehicles, 18,843 sports utility vehicles and 17,256 other vehicles, a total of 84,485 vehicles. Total vehicle sales for Australia, in trend terms, have declined steadily since the April 2010 total of 86,590.
In February 2001, new passenger vehicle sales accounted for 64% of total new vehicle sales in Queensland. By February 2011, the proportion for new passenger vehicle sales had fallen to 51%. The proportion of passenger vehicles for Australia was 69% in February 2001 and declined to 57% in February 2011.
Further information about new motor vehicle sales can be accessed from Sales of New Motor Vehicles, Australia (cat. no. 9314.0) or by contacting the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070. This publication is released monthly.
Private New Capital Expenditure
Between the September 2010 and December 2010 quarters, the Queensland chain volume trend estimate of private new capital expenditure increased by 2.7% to $6,324 million.
During the same period, expenditure on Equipment, plant and machinery increased by 1.2% to $2,988 million while expenditure on Buildings and structures increased by 4.3% to $3,346 million.
Comparing the December 2010 quarter with the December 2009 quarter, Queensland's total private new capital expenditure increased by 10.3%. Expenditure on Equipment, plant and machinery increased by 0.2% and expenditure on Buildings and structures increased by 21.5%.
Further information on this topic can be accessed at Private New Capital Expenditure and Expected Expenditure, Australia (cat. no. 5625.0) or by contacting the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070. This publication is released quarterly.
Queensland's Interstate Trade
Information on this topic can be accessed at Interstate Trade, Queensland (cat. no. 8502.3) or by contacting Queensland Interstate Trade on (07) 3222 6080. This publication is released quarterly.
This page last updated 18 March 2011
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