National Regional Profile: Queensland   
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 28/07/2008 CLASSIFICATIONS CODE: 3   
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 INDUSTRY


2002
2003
2004
2005
2006

BUILDING APPROVALS - year ended 30 June
Private sector housesno.
26 323
27 280
29 540
24 998
25 077
Total dwelling unitsno.
36 357
41 659
45 233
39 314
37 998
Value of total residential building$m
5 656.2
7 334.9
9 139.1
9 077.4
9 182.6
Value of total non-residential building$m
2 471.0
3 003.8
3 272.7
4 323.5
6 144.4
Value of total building$m
8 127.2
10 338.7
12 411.8
13 400.9
15 327.0
NEW MOTOR VEHICLE SALES - year ended 30 June
Passenger vehicles no.
87 706
98 451
112 884
120 450
120 693
Other vehiclesno.
56 740
66 244
80 320
92 269
92 120
Total new motor vehicle salesno.
144 446
164 695
193 204
212 719
212 813
MOTOR VEHICLE CENSUS - REGISTERED MOTOR VEHICLES - at 31 March
Number by type of vehicle
Passenger vehiclesno.
1 815 308
1 893 589
1 972 193
2 051 047
2 132 570
Campervansno.
5 690
6 497
7 220
7 566
8 060
Light commercial vehiclesno.
415 349
433 057
459 142
486 861
518 403
Light rigid trucksno.
16 317
17 720
19 354
21 201
23 388
Heavy rigid trucksno.
51 660
52 697
54 650
57 051
60 316
Articulated trucksno.
13 214
13 729
14 029
15 058
15 898
Non-freight carrying trucksno.
3 396
3 633
3 701
3 815
4 070
Busesno.
14 798
15 113
14 940
15 594
16 453
Motorcyclesno.
78 477
83 624
89 203
97 228
110 377
Total registered motor vehiclesno.
2 414 234
2 519 621
2 634 417
2 755 492
2 889 538
Number per 1,000 population
Passenger vehiclesno.
489
497
505
513
521
Campervansno.
2
2
2
2
2
Light commercial vehiclesno.
112
114
118
122
127
Light rigid trucksno.
4
5
5
5
6
Heavy rigid trucksno.
14
14
14
14
15
Articulated trucksno.
4
4
4
4
4
Non-freight carrying trucksno.
1
1
1
1
1
Busesno.
4
4
4
4
4
Motorcyclesno.
21
22
23
24
27
Total registered motor vehiclesno.
650
661
675
689
706
Number by type of fuel
Petrol - Leadedno.
n.a.
431 683
367 802
307 766
255 176
Petrol - Unleadedno.
n.a.
1 738 126
1 891 483
2 042 781
2 193 729
Dieselno.
n.a.
311 049
335 553
364 343
397 569
LPG/Dual/Otherno.
n.a.
38 784
39 564
40 594
43 068
AGRICULTURAL COMMODITIES * - year ended 30 June
Total area
Area of holdingha
-
-
-
-
145 519 375.7
Cereals for grain ha
-
-
-
-
1 416 623.4
Vegetables for human consumption ha
-
-
-
-
37 668.2
Orchard trees (including nuts) ha
-
-
-
-
35 414.7
All fruit (excluding grapes) ha
-
-
-
-
53 789.9
Non-cereal broadacre cropsha
-
-
-
-
691 516.9
Total number
Sheep and lambsno.
-
-
-
-
4 465 713
Milk cattle (excluding house cows)no.
-
-
-
-
193 601
Meat cattle no.
-
-
-
-
11 353 920
Pigsno.
-
-
-
-
691 054
* Agricultural commodities data is subject to relative standard error (RSE) - for further information see ABS cat no. 7125.0