Australian Bureau of Statistics
8155.0 - Australian Industry, 2006-07 Quality Declaration
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 08/10/2008
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STATE AND TERRITORY ESTIMATES
When measured by share of sales and services income, five different industries predominated in the various jurisdictions. Manufacturing was the largest of the selected industries in 2006-07 in four states (Victoria, Queensland, South Australia and Tasmania). Manufacturing's sales and services income marginally exceeded that of Wholesale trade in Victoria. In New South Wales, Wholesale trade was the largest industry followed by Manufacturing. Western Australia's largest source of sales and services income was Mining, followed closely by Manufacturing. In the Northern Territory Construction predominated this measure. Retail trade was the major source of sales and services income in the Australian Capital Territory.
In terms of wages and salaries, three industries predominated in the various jurisdictions. Manufacturing was the largest of the selected industries in 2006-07 in four states (Victoria, Queensland, South Australia and Tasmania). Mining (closely followed by Manufacturing and Construction) was largest in Western Australia, and Professional, scientific and technical services was largest in New South Wales, Northern Territory and Australian Capital Territory.
No industry was strongly predominant in any state or territory. When measured by sales and services income the predominance of the largest industry ranged from 16% (Construction in Northern Territory) to 22% (Manufacturing in South Australia).
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