National Regional Profile: Sydney (Statistical Division)  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 04/11/2011 CLASSIFICATIONS CODE: 105   
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Industry INDUSTRY


2006
2007
2008
2009
2010


BUILDING APPROVALS - year ended 30 June

Private sector houses no.
6 488
6 342
6 606
5 986
8 007
Total dwelling units no.
17 966
17 453
18 375
14 013
19 713

Value of private sector houses $m
1 815.2
1 859.5
2 063.3
1 930.4
2 503.5
Value of new residential building $m
4 154.6
4 307.2
4 753.6
3 657.2
5 142.8
Value of total residential building $m
5 403.8
5 548.8
6 066.3
4 922.8
6 565.8
Value of total non-residential building $m
4 554.2
5 484.7
7 108.9
5 046.2
7 069.5
Value of total building $m
9 958.0
11 033.6
13 175.2
9 968.9
13 635.3

Average value of private sector houses $'000
279.8
293.2
312.3
322.5
312.7

MOTOR VEHICLE CENSUS - REGISTERED MOTOR VEHICLES - at 31 March

Rate per 1,000 population

Passenger vehicles no.
497
499
506
497
499
Campervans no.
7
7
7
8
13
Light commercial vehicles no.
60
60
60
59
60
Light rigid trucks no.
5
5
5
5
5
Heavy rigid trucks no.
9
8
8
8
8
Articulated trucks no.
2
2
2
1
1
Non-freight carrying trucks no.
1
1
1
1
2
Buses no.
3
3
3
3
5
Motorcycles no.
14
16
17
18
16
Total registered motor vehicles no.
591
593
602
593
597

Age of vehicle

Less than 5 years old no.
793 994
794 170
789 606
782 659
780 946
5 years to less than 10 years old no.
780 930
792 518
804 310
812 843
831 225
10 years or older no.
953 179
987 911
1 052 889
1 076 390
1 120 569

TOURIST ACCOMMODATION ESTABLISHMENTS - at 30 June

Hotels, Motels, Serviced Apartments - 5 to 14 rooms no.
-
84
82
72
69
Hotels, Motels, Serviced Apartments - 15 or more rooms no.
-
365
370
365
362
Hotels, Motels, Serviced Apartments - Total - 5 or more rooms no.
-
449
452
437
431

Hotels - 15 or more rooms no.
-
113
111
113
112
Motels - 15 or more rooms no.
-
172
176
169
167
Serviced Apartments - 15 or more rooms no.
-
80
83
83
83

Caravan Parks no.
-
52
52
49
49
Holiday Flats & Units no.
-
24
25
24
23
Visitor Hostels no.
-
66
65
66
62

AGRICULTURAL COMMODITIES * - year ended 30 June

Total area

Area of holding ha
103 780.4
-
-
-
-
Cereals for grain ha
50.8
-
-
-
-
Vegetables for human consumption ha
3 689.8
-
-
-
-
Orchard trees (including nuts) ha
2 078.3
-
-
-
-
All fruit (excluding grapes) ha
2 154.8
-
-
-
-
Non-cereal broadacre crops ha
34.9
-
-
-
-

Total number

Sheep and lambs no.
4 177
-
-
-
-
Milk cattle (excluding house cows) no.
7 335
-
-
-
-
Meat cattle no.
35 661
-
-
-
-
Pigs no.
9 311
-
-
-
-

GROSS VALUE OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION * - year ended 30 June

Gross value of crops $m
345.8
-
-
-
-
Gross value of livestock slaughterings $m
228.9
-
-
-
-
Gross value of livestock products $m
55.5
-
-
-
-
Total gross value of agricultural production $m
630.1
-
-
-
-

* Agricultural commodities and value of production data is subject to relative standard error (RSE) - for further information see ABS cat no. 7125.0