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1338.1 - New South Wales in Focus, 2008 (Reissue)  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 17/06/2008  Reissue
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ECONOMIC ACTIVITY
Economic Activity – Statistical Highlights
Data cubes with detailed statistics available on the Details Page

ECONOMIC ACTIVITY(a), Summary table, NSW

2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007

Key economic indicators

1. Gross state product(b) $m
276 161
282 779
289 013
297 623
303 765
309 117
315 709
321 325
2. Real gross state income(b) $m
248 196
252 274
262 636
274 279
289 707
303 818
315 709
325 410
3. State final demand(b) $m
265 758
264 017
270 341
283 670
296 792
306 914
312 081
319 757
4. Retail turnover – all industries(b) $m
57 475
58 328
60 825
63 623
67 109
68 679
69 538
71 370
5. Building work done(b) $m
20 254
13 534
15 409
18 186
19 005
18 013
16 823
16 202
6. Total private new capital expenditure(b) $m
12 998
12 857
11 738
13 050
13 981
16 679
18 585
17 608
7. Dwelling unit approvals no.
52 291
34 550
50 586
50 155
49 499
39 943
34 160
31 375
8. New motor vehicle sales no.
268 238
284 835
280 252
290 212
308 266
308 763
296 976
305 933
9. Housing finance commitments for the owner occupier no.
185 933
188 169
210 423
203 166
205 192
r188 288
r209 943
223 973
10. Labour force participation rate(c) %
na
na
62.1
62.5
62.3
62.4
62.8
63.1
11. Employed persons(c) '000
na
na
3 062.1
3 126.9
3 164.6
3 207.5
3 261.4
3 319.3

Change from previous financial year

12. Gross state product(b) %
4.4
2.4
2.2
3.0
2.1
1.8
2.1
1.8
13. Real gross state income(b) %
5.0
1.6
4.1
4.4
5.6
4.9
3.9
3.1
14. State final demand(b) %
5.7
–0.7
2.4
4.9
4.6
3.4
1.7
2.5
15. Retail turnover(b) %
4.9
1.5
4.3
4.6
5.5
2.3
1.3
2.6
16. Building work done(b) %
5.1
–33.2
13.9
18.0
4.5
–5.2
–6.6
–3.7
17. Private new capital expenditure(b) %
12.0
–1.1
–8.7
11.2
7.1
19.3
11.4
–5.3
18. Dwelling unit approvals %
–0.6
–33.9
46.4
–0.9
–1.3
–19.3
–14.5
–8.2
19. New motor vehicle sales %
–6.6
6.2
–1.6
3.6
6.2
0.2
–3.8
3.0
20. Housing finance commitments for the owner occupier %
16.1
1.2
11.8
–3.4
1.0
–8.2
13.5
6.7
21. Consumer Price Index (All groups) – Sydney(d) %
2.4
6.2
3.0
2.8
2.2
2.5
3.0
2.7
22. Established House Price Index – Sydney(e) %
na
na
na
na
12.0
–3.9
–2.9
2.4
23. Wage Price Index(e)(f) %
3.1
3.7
3.2
3.5
3.8
3.6
4.1
3.8
24. Employed persons %
na
na
na
2.1
1.2
1.4
1.7
1.8

Per capita

25. Gross state product(b) $
42 829
43 322
43 736
44 706
45 346
45 877
46 431
46 816
26. Real gross state income(b) $
38 492
38 649
39 744
41 200
43 248
45 091
46 431
47 411
27. State final demand(b) $
41 216
40 448
40 910
42 610
44 305
45 550
45 897
46 588
28. Dwelling unit approvals per 1000
8.1
5.3
7.7
7.5
7.2
5.8
r5.0
4.6
29. New motor vehicle sales per 1000
41.5
43.5
42.4
43.6
46.0
45.8
43.7
44.6
30. Housing finance commitments for the owner occupier per 1000
28.8
28.8
31.8
30.5
30.6
27.4
r30.9
32.6

na not available
r revised
(a) Data for 12 months to 30 June.
(b) Chain volume measures. Reference year is 2005–06
(c) All labour force data from 2001 onwards has been revised to reflect the new method of estimation for the Labour Force Survey, Composite estimation. See Glossary.
(d) Reference base of each index: 1989–90 = 100.0
(e) Reference base of each index: 2003–04 = 100.0.
(f) Total hourly rates of pay excluding bonuses.
ECONOMIC ACTIVITY, Data sources

Summary table indicators
Chapter tables

ABS International Trade
. .
10.24
ABS Quarterly Business Indicators Survey
. .
10.13
Agricultural Commodities Produced (cat. no. 7503.0)
. .
10.10
Australian Industry (cat. no. 8155.0)
. .
10.9
Australian National Accounts, State Accounts (cat. no. 5220.0)
1–3, 12–14, 25–27
10.2–10.5
Building Activity, Australia (cat. no. 8752.0)
5; 16
10.21–10.22
Building Approvals, Australia (cat. no. 8731.0)
7;18; 28
10.21
Consumer Price Index, Australia (cat. no. 6401.0)
21
10.6
Counts of Australian Businesses, including Entries and Exits (cat. no. 8165.0)
. .
10.17
Engineering Construction Activity, Australia (cat. no. 8762.0)
. .
10.23
House Price Indexes, Eight Capital Cities (cat. no. 6416.0)
22
10.8
Housing Finance, Australia (cat. no. 5609.0)
9; 20; 30
10.18; 10.20
Labour Force, Australia, Detailed (cat. no. 6291.0.55.001)
10–11; 24
. .
Labour Price Index, Australia (cat. no. 6345.0)
23
10.7
Lending Finance, Australia (cat. no. 5671.0).
. .
10.18–10.20
Manufacturing Industry, Australia (cat. no. 8221.0)
. .
10.12
Mining Operations, Australia (cat. no. 8415.0)
. .
10.11
Private New Capital Expenditure and Expected Expenditure, Australia (cat. no. 5625.0)
6; 17
. .
Research and Experimental Development, All Sector Summary, Australia (cat. no. 8112.0)
. .
10.16
Research and Experimental Development, Businesses, Australia (cat. no. 8104.0)
. .
10.16
Retail Trade, Australia (cat. no. 8501.0)
4; 15
10.14
Sales of New Motor Vehicles, Australia (cat. no. 9314.0)
8; 19; 29
. .
Tourist Accommodation, Australia (cat. no. 8635.0)
. .
10.15
Tourist Accommodation, Small Area Data, New South Wales – Electronic Delivery (cat. no. 8635.1.55.001)
. .
10.15

. . not applicable


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