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1306.5 - Western Australia at a Glance, 2013  
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Image: Industry - Includes: Agriculture, Building, Manufacturing, Mining, Retail Turnover, Registered Motor Vehicles, Tourist Accommodation INDUSTRY


Retail Trade
Building
Mining
Agriculture
Tourism


Retail Trade (a)
2010-11
2011-12
$m
$m

Food
10 975
11 546
Household goods
4 901
5 628
Clothing, footwear & personal accessories
1 832
1 797
Department stores
2 072
2 110
Other retailing
3 383
3 896
Cafes, restaurants and takeaway food services
3 968
4 757
Total
27 137
29 733

(a) Retail turnover in current prices, Trend estimates.

Building
2010-11
2011-12

New residential building
no.
no.

Approved
20 937
18 955
Completed
24 255
19 629

Average value of new residential building
$
$

Approved
272 207
278 464
Completed
276 002
300 116

Total value of non-residential building
$m
$m

Approved
4 134.7
4 029.8
Completed
4 514.5
3 839.0


Mining
2010-11
2011-12

Production (a)

Iron ore (Mt)
397.6
455.1
Gold (t)
184
179

Exploration expenditure
$m
$m

Minerals
1 590.1
2 106.8
Petroleum
2 402.3
2 117.2

(a) Source: Western Australian Mineral and Petroleum Statistics Digest 2011-12, Department of Mines and Petroleum

Agriculture
2010-11
2011-12 (a)

Crop production

Wheat for grain ('000t)
5 005
11 036
Barley for grain ('000t)
1 549
2 880

Livestock numbers

Sheep and lambs ('000)
14 000
13 729
Meat cattle ('000)
1 954
1 869

(a) Preliminary estimates.

Tourism (a)
2010-11
2011-12

Short term overseas holiday travel
no.
no.

Resident departures
715 596
787 414
Visitor arrivals
246 303
237 804

Holiday arrivals - country of origin
%
%

United Kingdom and Ireland
20.5
18.6
Singapore
17.5
16.1
Rest of Europe
14.5
14.9

Holiday departures - main destination
%
%

Indonesia
43.0
41.6
Thailand
9.1
10.6
Malaysia
6.4
5.5

(a) By air


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