National Regional Profile: Perth (Statistical Division)  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 29/04/2010 CLASSIFICATIONS CODE: 505   
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Industry INDUSTRY


2004
2005
2006
2007
2008


BUILDING APPROVALS - year ended 30 June

Private sector houses no.
13 904
13 340
15 222
13 284
11 521
Total dwelling units no.
17 241
17 337
18 610
17 600
17 130

Value of private sector houses $m
2 145.5
2 298.5
3 002.2
3 117.6
3 024.2
Value of new residential building $m
2 599.9
2 949.6
3 640.9
4 110.5
4 817.6
Value of total residential building $m
2 859.8
3 223.6
4 000.8
4 493.0
5 258.2
Value of total non-residential building $m
1 107.8
1 332.9
1 679.5
1 972.8
4 044.7
Value of total building $m
3 967.6
4 556.5
5 680.3
6 465.8
9 302.9

Average value of private sector houses $'000
154.3
172.3
197.2
234.7
262.5

MOTOR VEHICLE CENSUS - REGISTERED MOTOR VEHICLES - at 31 March

Rate per 1,000 population

Passenger vehicles no.
594
602
613
619
621
Campervans no.
3
3
3
3
3
Light commercial vehicles no.
93
96
99
103
107
Light rigid trucks no.
4
4
4
4
5
Heavy rigid trucks no.
12
12
13
14
14
Articulated trucks no.
3
3
3
3
4
Non-freight carrying trucks no.
1
1
1
1
1
Buses no.
4
4
4
4
5
Motorcycles no.
23
25
27
30
33
Total registered motor vehicles no.
738
750
768
782
792

Age of vehicle

Less than 5 years old no.
267 210
284 597
321 772
365 153
399 170
5 years to less than 10 years old no.
284 463
295 309
301 538
308 465
320 953
10 years or older no.
525 321
534 437
543 633
545 703
549 755

GROSS VALUE OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION * - year ended 30 June

Gross value of crops $m
-
-
289.3
-
-
Gross value of livestock slaughterings $m
-
-
97.6
-
-
Gross value of livestock products $m
-
-
15.8
-
-
Total gross value of agricultural production $m
-
-
402.7
-
-

AGRICULTURAL COMMODITIES * - year ended 30 June

Total area

Area of holding ha
-
-
78 740.6
-
-
Cereals for grain ha
-
-
2 508.6
-
-
Vegetables for human consumption ha
-
-
1 929.7
-
-
Orchard trees (including nuts) ha
-
-
1 584.0
-
-
All fruit (excluding grapes) ha
-
-
1 774.0
-
-
Non-cereal broadacre crops ha
-
-
128.5
-
-

Total number

Sheep and lambs no.
-
-
40 654
-
-
Milk cattle (excluding house cows) no.
-
-
2 596
-
-
Meat cattle no.
-
-
25 800
-
-
Pigs no.
-
-
11 281
-
-

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