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1306.4 - South Australia at a Glance, 2009  
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INDUSTRY


Agriculture

Manufacturing

Mining

Fisheries and Aquaculture

Construction Work Done

New Motor Vehicle Sales

Retail Trade

Gaming Machines

Tourist Accommodation

International Tourism


AGRICULTURE

South Australia June 2007
Australia June 2007

Establishments with agricultural activity (no.)
13 999
134 353
Area of farms ('000 ha)
50 065
425 449
Area planted to crops ('000 ha)
4 450
23 530


South Australia 2006-07
Australia 2006-07

Agricultural businesses irrigating (no.)
6 447
41 787
Volume of water applied (ML)
966 057
7 636 194


South Australia 2007-08
Australia 2007-08

Gross value of total agriculture ($m)(a)
5 247.6
44 581.4
Barley ($m)
460.9
2 245.5
Grapes ($m)
762.8
1 698.2
Potatoes ($m)
284.4
691.6
Wheat ($m)
940.8
5 425.9

(a) Preliminary.



MANUFACTURING

South Australia 2006-07
Australia 2006-07

Sales and service income ($m)
28 586.0
377 930.0
Employment (persons) ('000)
99.1
1 014.1




MINING

South Australia 2006-07
Australia 2006-07

Mineral commodities produced ($m)
3 411
104 487
Copper ($m)
1 532
7 525
Natural gas ($m)
340
2 915
Uranium oxide ($m)
299
664




FISHERIES AND AQUACULTURE

South Australia 2006-07
Australia 2006-07

Quantity caught ('000 t)
60.6
240.3
Gross value ($m)
426.5
2 181.6



Source: Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Fisheries Research and Development Corporation, Australian Fisheries Statistics 2007.


CONSTRUCTION WORK DONE(a)

South Australia 2007-08
Australia 2007-08

New residential building ($m)
2 074.7
34 613.2
Alterations and additions to residential building ($m)
349.9
6 478.3
Non-residential building ($m)
1 411.6
29 846.2
Engineering construction ($m)
2 466.9
58 297.2


(a) Chain volume measures, reference year 2006-07.

NEW MOTOR VEHICLE SALES

South Australia 2007-08
Australia 2007-08

Total vehicles (no.)
64 238
1 012 165
Passenger vehicles (no.)
39 127
596 766
Sports utility vehicles (no.)
11 336
194 459
Other vehicles (no.)
13 775
220 940




RETAIL TRADE

South Australia 2008
Australia 2008

Retail turnover ($m)
15 826.5
220 718.5
Cafes, restaurants and takeaway food services ($m)
1 734.3
26 230.4
Clothing and soft good retailing ($m)
783.4
15 493.8
Department stores ($m)
1 497.1
18 357.6
Food retailing ($m)
6 832.4
90 042.3
Household good retailing ($m)
2 654.7
36 856.4
Other retailing ($m)
2 324.6
33 738.1




GAMING MACHINES

South Australia December qtr 2008

Net gaming revenue ($m)
193.4




South Australia December 2008

Gaming machines (number)
12 722
Venues with a gaming license (number)
569


Source: Office of the Liquor and Gambling Commssioner, SA - Quarterly Gaming Statistics 2008-2009.


TOURIST ACCOMMODATION(a)

South Australia Sep qtr 2008
Australia Sep qtr 2008

Hotels, motels and serviced apartments (no.)
257
4 267
Guest arrivals ('000)
536.7
10 243.9



(a) Establishments containing 15 or more rooms.


INTERNATIONAL TOURISM

International tourism
South Australia 2008
Australia 2008

Visitors ('000)
357
5 167
Average length of stay (nights)
19
32
Expenditure ($m)
504
15 567



Source: Tourism Research Australia, International Visitor Survey, December quarter 2008.


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