1367.2 - State and Regional Indicators, Victoria, Sep 2007  
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SUMMARY OF STATISTICAL INDICATORS

This chapter summarises the key Victorian statistical indicators and compares them with the same statistical indicators of other states and Australia.

Summary of Statistical Indicators

Per cent Change from the same period in the previous year

Vic. as a proportion
of Aust. %
Vic.
NSW
Qld
Aust.

State final demand (trend, chain volume measure) Jun qtr 07
23.8
3.4
4.1
8.2
5.4
Population
Total population Mar qtr 07
24.8
1.5
1.0
2.3
1.5
Natural increase Mar qtr 07
. .
0.6
0.6
0.8
0.7
Net overseas migration(a) Mar qtr 07
. .
0.8
0.7
0.8
0.8
Net interstate migration(a) Mar qtr 07
. .
-
-0.4
0.7
-
Labour
Number unemployed (trend) Sep 07
24.8
2.8
1.8
3.3
2.6
Unemployment rate(b) Sep 07
-
0.4
-
0.1
0.3
Participation rate(b) Sep 07
-
-0.4
-0.4
-0.7
-0.4
Job vacancies (original) Aug qtr 07
18.2
0.1
21.5
-3.3
11.7
Average weekly FT adult total earnings (trend) May qtr 07
-
2.4
4.1
4.4
4.0
Wage price index (total hourly rates of pay excluding bonuses) Aug qtr 07
-
3.6
3.8
4.5
4.0
Price(c)
Consumer price index Sep qtr 07
-
2.1
1.3
2.7
1.9
Established house price index Jun qtr 07
-
11.5
3.0
15.7
9.2
Building
Dwelling units approved (trend) Aug 07
27.3
4.7
-15.3
10.7
-2.2
Total value of building approved (trend) Aug 07
24.9
-1.7
-4.6
13.1
4.4
Value of new residential building approved (trend) Aug 07
26.4
9.5
-6.6
14.1
3.1
Value of building commenced (original, chain volume measure) Jun qtr 07
28.0
-2.4
-10.8
-2.5
-4.5
Value of building work done (seasonally adjusted, chain volume measure) Jun qtr 07
27.1
2.5
-6.3
3.4
-0.1
Consumer spending
New motor vehicle sales (trend) Aug 07
25.5
9.4
9.7
7.0
8.1
Retail turnover (trend) Aug 07
23.9
4.3
6.1
11.4
7.2
Takings from tourist accommodation Jun qtr 07
18.1
6.9
8.8
8.3
9.2
International merchandise trade
Value of imports Aug 07
28.2
-2.0
6.1
-0.2
2.6
Value of exports Aug 07
11.6
-4.3
5.6
-13.4
2.8

. . not applicable
- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
(a) Percentage change figures for components of population increase indicate the contribution of each component to the total population increase.
(b) Percentage change columns indicate the difference between the percentage rate for the reference period, and the percentage rate for the same period in the previous year.
(c) Data relates to capital cities.


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