ABOUT THIS RELEASE
Describes improvements to Australian Bureau of Statistics quarterly business indicators implemented in 2001. These improvements resulted from the integration of the surveys of Company Profits; Inventories, Sales and Services; and the private sector component of Employment and Earnings into a single survey called the Quarterly Economic Activity Survey. Details future developments, along with implications for time series and the publication and release strategy.
Presents information for users of statistics published in: Company Profits, Australia, 5651.0; Inventories and Sales, Selected Industries, 5629.0; Wage and Salary Earners, Australia, 6248.0; and Australian National Accounts: National Income, Expenditure and Product, 5206.0.