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8762.0 - Engineering Construction Activity, Australia, Dec 2009 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 08/04/2010   
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DECEMBER KEY FIGURES

Dec qtr 09
Sep qtr 09 to Dec qtr 09
Dec qtr 08 to Dec qtr 09
$m
% change
% change

TREND ESTIMATES(a)

Value of work done
For the private sector
12 485.8
0.2
7.3
For the public sector(b)
7 995.7
2.3
18.2
Total engineering construction
20 502.2
1.1
11.5

SEASONALLY ADJUSTED ESTIMATES(a)

Value of work done
For the private sector
12 152.4
-2.7
-0.7
For the public sector(b)
7 724.1
-6.1
10.9
Total engineering construction
19 876.4
-4.1
3.5

(a) Chain volume measures, reference year 2007-08.
(b) Includes work done by the private sector for the public sector and work done by the public sector.

Value of work done, Chain volume measures
Graph: Value of work done, Chain volume measures

Value of work done, Chain volume measures - Trend estimates
Graph: Value of work done Volume terms Trend estimates




DECEMBER KEY POINTS


VALUE OF WORK DONE, CHAIN VOLUME MEASURES

TOTAL
  • The trend estimate for the value of total engineering construction work done rose by 1.1% in the December 2009 quarter.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate for the value of total engineering construction work done fell 4.1%, to $19,876.4m, in the December quarter.


PRIVATE SECTOR
  • The trend estimate for the value of work done for the private sector rose by 0.2% in the December quarter.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate for the value of work done for the private sector fell 2.7% in the December quarter to $12,152.4m.


PUBLIC SECTOR
  • The trend estimate for the value of work done for the public sector rose by 2.3% in the December quarter.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate for the value of work done for the public sector fell 6.1%, to $7,724.1m, in the December quarter.


VALUE OF WORK COMMENCED
  • The value of work commenced in the December quarter was $59,370.9m, a rise of 259.1% from the September 2009 quarter.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE (QUARTER) Release Date
March 2010 1 July 2010
June 2010 6 October 2010



ABOUT THIS ISSUE

This publication updates the preliminary estimates released in Construction Work Done, Australia (cat. no. 8755.0) on 25 February 2010.


CHANGES IN THIS ISSUE

There are no changes in this issue.


SIGNIFICANT REVISIONS THIS QUARTER

Compared with the current price estimates in original terms published in the previous issue of this publication:
  • The September quarter work done estimates have been revised downward by $158.2m. These revisions occurred predominantly in work for the private sector.


INQUIRIES

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