Australian Bureau of Statistics

Rate the ABS website
ABS Home > Statistics > By Release Date
ABS @ Facebook ABS @ Twitter ABS RSS ABS Email notification service
8301.0.55.001 - Manufacturing Production, Australia, Sep 2005  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 11/11/2005   
   Page tools: Print Print Page Print all pages in this productPrint All RSS Feed RSS Bookmark and Share Search this Product

CHANGES IN THIS ISSUE

This issue of this publication presents the clay bricks data series in standard brick equivalents (SBE) for the first time. Prior to this, clay bricks were reported by the number of bricks (million). The clay bricks series (million SBE) commences from the September quarter 2000 and the clay bricks data (million) has been discontinued from June quarter 2005. For more information, please contact Damian Sparkes by telephone on (08) 8237 7425 or by email on damian.sparkes@abs.gov.au



DATA NOTES

This publication presents quarterly estimates of selected indicators of manufacturing production in Australia.


More detailed breakdowns and other commodity items collected by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) are available on request for a charge. Monthly series are also available for a limited number of data items. Items for which additional production data are available are listed in paragraph 7 of the Explanatory Notes.



ROUNDING

Where figures have been rounded, discrepancies may occur between sums of the component items and totals.



INQUIRIES

For further information about these and related statistics, contact the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 or Damian Sparkes on Adelaide (08) 8237 7425.



QUARTERLY AND ANNUAL MANUFACTURING PRODUCTION COMMODITIES

Table 1

Table 1 Quarterly Commodity Production

Beer
Portland cement
Clay bricks (SBE)(a)
Pre-mixed concrete
Gas
Electricity
megalitres
'000 tonnes
million
'000 m3
petajoules
million kWh

2000
Mar
421
1 835
-
4 880
164
46 040
Jun
402
2 070
-
5 349
199
47 374
Sep
414
1 898
446
4 679
213
49 387
Dec
500
1 652
399
4 188
173
45 977
2001
Mar
451
1 554
319
3 932
177
46 865
Jun
380
1 717
355
4 452
205
46 317
Sep
416
1 679
408
4 880
218
47 412
Dec
492
1 836
403
4 523
185
45 977
2002
Mar
428
1 729
365
4 896
166
45 814
Jun
408
1 992
426
5 148
204
46 650
Sep
406
2 030
441
5 570
228
48 462
Dec
506
1 978
444
5 433
186
46 459
2003
Mar
435
1 831
409
4 771
172
46 159
Jun
380
1 892
439
5 213
204
46 128
Sep
421
2 227
465
5 903
232
48 641
Dec
490
2 090
439
5 542
188
46 261
2004
Mar
435
1 963
436
5 325
r173
48 362
Jun
390
2 180
449
5 698
r215
48 443
Sep
412
2 307
456
5 983
r227
49 712
Dec
454
2 157
424
5 625
r190
46 623
2005
Mar
416
1 980
383
5 287
r170
48 811
Jun
403
2 481
442
6 020
206
48 855
Sep
408
2 340
407
6 462
221
49 777

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
r revised
(a) New series of clay bricks by standard brick equivalent introduced September quarter 2005. For further information see Glossary.

Table 2 Annual Commodity Production(a)

Commodity item
2000-01
2001-02
2002-03
2003-04
2004-05

Scoured and carbonised wool (tonnes)
124 679
99 924
88 663
79 213
70 901
Wool and man-made fibre tops (tonnes)
61 315
53 828
38 903
21 263
17 313
Knitted or crocheted fabric (tonnes)
14 946
9 227
6 452
7 979
7 467
Total yarn (tonnes)
58 609
50 379
39 671
29 584
21 577
Total broadwoven fabric ('000 m2)
131 612
106 557
78 272
61 502
46 717
Total selected clothing items ('000)
28 204
24 873
27 133
26 024
22 805
Total footwear ('000 pairs)
8 129
6 340
5 596
4 037
3 301

(a) Refer to the Glossary for definitions.



FORTHCOMING DATA RELEASE DATES

The ABS releases selected data items from the Manufacturing Commodity collections on a quarterly basis in this publication and also releases more detailed breakdowns and other commodity items on a monthly, quarterly, half-yearly and annual basis on request for a charge. Details on the release dates of the preliminary Pre-mixed concrete production data for capital cities and final monthly Pre-mixed concrete, Water heating equipment and Plasterboard data are specified below. More detail about these releases or subscription to the data series can be obtained by contacting Damian Sparkes on (08) 8237 7425.


Monthly preliminary data release 2005-06

Pre-mixed concrete for capital cities only

Month
Release Date

October
14 November 2005
November
14 December 2005
December
16 January 2006
January
14 February 2006
February
14 March 2006
March
14 April 2006


Monthly final data release 2005-06

Pre-mixed concrete, Water heating equipment and Plasterboard

Month
Release Date

October
9 December 2005
November
9 January 2006
December
9 February 2006
January
9 March 2006
February
10 April 2006
March
9 May 2006


Annual data release 2005-06

Flour, semi-trailers, floor coverings, textiles, clothing and footwear

20 October 2006


Bookmark and Share. Opens in a new window

Commonwealth of Australia 2014

Unless otherwise noted, content on this website is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 Australia Licence together with any terms, conditions and exclusions as set out in the website Copyright notice. For permission to do anything beyond the scope of this licence and copyright terms contact us.