National Regional Profile: Australia   
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INDUSTRY CHARACTERISTICS

2000
2001
2002
2003
2004

BUILDING APPROVALS - year ended 30 June
Private sector housesno.
121,706
79,139
119,774
114,974
118,885
Total dwelling unitsno.
176,950
121,344
172,932
178,463
181,372
Value of total residential building$m
25,303.1
19,549.9
28,768.6
33,114.6
36,696.1
Value of non-residential buildings$m
12,214.0
12,905.4
13,743.8
17,133.8
16,850.0
Value of total building$m
37,517.0
32,455.3
42,512.4
50,248.4
53,546.1
NEW MOTOR VEHICLE SALES - year ended 30 June
Passenger vehiclesno.
na
na
537,616
560,209
594,414
Other vehiclesno.
na
na
266,962
300,357
345,710
Total vehiclesno.
na
na
804,574
860,565
940,124
VALUE OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION - year ended 30 June
Value of crops$m
na
18,534.2
na
na
na
Value of livestock slaughtered$m
na
9,737.8
na
na
na
Value of livestock products$m
na
5,964.7
na
na
na
Total value of agricultural commodities produced$m
na
34,236.7
na
na
na