National Regional Profile: Northern Territory   
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 28/07/2008 CLASSIFICATIONS CODE: 7   
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 INDUSTRY


2002
2003
2004
2005
2006

BUILDING APPROVALS - year ended 30 June
Private sector housesno.
481
387
387
528
647
Total dwelling unitsno.
950
950
1 172
1 388
1 363
Value of total residential building$m
161.7
193.6
260.1
363.8
396.1
Value of total non-residential building$m
159.4
151.3
169.5
275.4
424.1
Value of total building$m
321.1
344.9
429.6
639.3
820.2
NEW MOTOR VEHICLE SALES - year ended 30 June
Passenger vehicles no.
3 706
3 901
4 414
4 521
4 401
Other vehiclesno.
3 793
3 843
3 983
4 771
4 886
Total new motor vehicle salesno.
7 499
7 744
8 397
9 292
9 287
MOTOR VEHICLE CENSUS - REGISTERED MOTOR VEHICLES - at 31 March
Number by type of vehicle
Passenger vehiclesno.
68 585
67 974
69 173
71 563
73 542
Campervansno.
141
161
169
164
178
Light commercial vehiclesno.
24 877
25 452
26 319
27 280
28 854
Light rigid trucksno.
417
507
522
576
605
Heavy rigid trucksno.
2 828
2 856
2 867
2 955
3 095
Articulated trucksno.
642
706
699
744
750
Non-freight carrying trucksno.
256
249
268
270
261
Busesno.
2 552
2 432
2 992
2 917
2 941
Motorcyclesno.
3 424
3 230
3 249
3 420
3 968
Total registered motor vehiclesno.
103 736
103 572
106 248
109 892
114 214
Number per 1,000 population
Passenger vehiclesno.
344
340
342
347
349
Campervansno.
1
1
1
1
1
Light commercial vehiclesno.
125
127
130
132
137
Light rigid trucksno.
2
3
3
3
3
Heavy rigid trucksno.
14
14
14
14
15
Articulated trucksno.
3
4
3
4
4
Non-freight carrying trucksno.
1
1
1
1
1
Busesno.
13
12
15
14
14
Motorcyclesno.
17
16
16
17
19
Total registered motor vehiclesno.
520
518
526
532
542
Number by type of fuel
Petrol - Leadedno.
n.a.
12 119
10 410
8 769
7 101
Petrol - Unleadedno.
n.a.
65 894
69 241
73 274
77 667
Dieselno.
n.a.
24 317
25 350
26 636
28 291
LPG/Dual/Otherno.
n.a.
1 246
1 232
1 216
1 172
AGRICULTURAL COMMODITIES * - year ended 30 June
Total area
Area of holdingha
-
-
-
-
59 127 120.7
Cereals for grain ha
-
-
-
-
1 004.2
Vegetables for human consumption ha
-
-
-
-
884.4
Orchard trees (including nuts) ha
-
-
-
-
5 811.4
All fruit (excluding grapes) ha
-
-
-
-
6 007.1
Non-cereal broadacre cropsha
-
-
-
-
420.1
Total number
Sheep and lambsno.
-
-
-
-
1 212
Milk cattle (excluding house cows)no.
-
-
-
-
0
Meat cattle no.
-
-
-
-
1 798 172
Pigsno.
-
-
-
-
2 199
* Agricultural commodities data is subject to relative standard error (RSE) - for further information see ABS cat no. 7125.0