8155.0 - Australian Industry, 2015-16 Quality Declaration 
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2015-16 KEY INDUSTRY POINTS

The estimates in this publication cover the performance of selected industries compiled from the annual Economic Activity Survey (EAS). For more information about the scope and coverage of the EAS please refer to the Explanatory Notes.

  • The Rental, hiring and real estate services industry grew strongly across all key data items in 2015-16. In particular, earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) grew by 14.0% or $6.8b.
  • The private sector Education and training industry exhibited strong growth as reflected by sales and service income increasing by 17.7% and EBITDA by 19.6%.
  • The Retail trade and private sector Health care and social assistance industries both experienced growth across most key performance indicators.
  • In contrast, the Mining industry in 2015-16 contracted strongly across all key indicators, with sales and service income declining by 11.4% and EBITDA by 17.5%.


2015-16 KEY INDUSTRY FIGURES


ANZSIC Division
Employment at end June
Sales and service income
EBITDA(a)
2014-15
2015-16
2014-15
to
2015-16
2014-15
2015-16
2014-15
to
2015-16
2014-15
2015-16
2014-15
to
2015-16
'000
'000
%
$m
$m
%
$m
$m
%

A Agriculture
482
481
-0.2
86 262
95 281
10.5
19 922
21 199
6.4
B Mining
178
163
-8.4
213 326
188 943
-11.4
73 679
60 760
-17.5
C Manufacturing
854
838
-1.9
373 673
371 538
-0.6
32 481
32 417
-0.2
D Electricity, gas, water and waste services
111
105
-5.4
115 601
117 824
1.9
31 384
31 030
-1.1
E Construction
1 052
1 040
-1.1
373 218
372 964
-0.1
41 859
43 225
3.3
F Wholesale trade
543
531
-2.2
478 265
479 783
0.3
^18 583
20 077
8.0
G Retail trade
1 295
1 321
2.0
387 811
408 833
5.4
22 194
22 638
2.0
H Accommodation and food services
953
967
1.5
92 763
97 190
4.8
10 128
10 855
7.2
I Transport, postal and warehousing
570
589
3.3
154 179
155 330
0.7
29 121
30 492
4.7
J Information media and telecommunications
168
170
1.2
75 783
78 450
3.5
20 248
19 883
-1.8
L Rental, hiring and real estate services
407
422
3.7
119 737
127 186
6.2
48 184
54 953
14.0
M Professional, scientific and technical services
960
973
1.4
191 773
197 404
2.9
^25 790
24 703
-4.2
N Administrative and support services
797
793
-0.5
80 578
82 567
2.5
^6 924
^6 798
-1.8
O Public administration and safety (private)
85
78
-8.2
10 044
9 338
-7.0
*612
^700
14.4
P Education and training (private)
400
410
2.5
21 641
25 476
17.7
4 037
4 828
19.6
Q Health care and social assistance (private)
1 074
1 106
3.0
84 465
87 890
4.1
20 828
21 432
2.9
R Arts and recreation services
204
209
2.5
30 742
32 262
4.9
4 651
4 301
-7.5
S Other services
477
481
0.8
57 863
55 294
-4.4
*2 287
*2 209
-3.4

^ estimate has a relative standard error of 10% to less than 25% and should be used with caution
* estimate has a relative standard error of 25% to 50% and should be used with caution
(a) Earnings before interest tax depreciation and amortisation.
Note: This table excludes Division K Financial and insurance services and businesses/organisations classified to the General Government sector. For more information about the scope of the Economic Activity Survey, please refer to the Explanatory Notes.
Source: Australian Industry 2015-16 (cat. no. 8155.0)