National Regional Profile: Canberra (Statistical Division)  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 29/04/2010 CLASSIFICATIONS CODE: 805   
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Industry INDUSTRY


2004
2005
2006
2007
2008


BUILDING APPROVALS - year ended 30 June

Private sector houses no.
977
696
514
1 122
1 164
Total dwelling units no.
2 719
1 757
1 267
2 245
2 323

Value of private sector houses $m
206.6
161.0
125.3
278.2
291.4
Value of new residential building $m
463.6
372.6
310.7
492.7
477.9
Value of total residential building $m
548.4
447.8
389.7
564.3
563.0
Value of total non-residential building $m
348.0
401.6
1 226.6
1 042.6
939.4
Value of total building $m
896.4
849.3
1 616.3
1 606.8
1 502.4

Average value of private sector houses $'000
211.5
231.3
243.7
247.9
250.3

MOTOR VEHICLE CENSUS - REGISTERED MOTOR VEHICLES - at 31 March

Rate per 1,000 population

Passenger vehicles no.
567
572
575
576
594
Campervans no.
2
2
1
1
1
Light commercial vehicles no.
58
59
61
62
65
Light rigid trucks no.
2
2
2
2
2
Heavy rigid trucks no.
5
5
5
5
5
Articulated trucks no.
1
1
0
0
0
Non-freight carrying trucks no.
0
0
0
0
0
Buses no.
3
3
3
3
3
Motorcycles no.
21
22
24
25
29
Total registered motor vehicles no.
659
665
672
674
700

Age of vehicle

Less than 5 years old no.
60 411
61 374
63 142
65 301
68 083
5 years to less than 10 years old no.
58 937
61 569
65 199
67 357
70 365
10 years or older no.
96 134
96 333
96 015
97 125
103 144

GROSS VALUE OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION * - year ended 30 June

Gross value of crops $m
-
-
4.3
-
-
Gross value of livestock slaughterings $m
-
-
3.0
-
-
Gross value of livestock products $m
-
-
6.4
-
-
Total gross value of agricultural production $m
-
-
13.6
-
-

AGRICULTURAL COMMODITIES * - year ended 30 June

Total area

Area of holding ha
-
-
20 985.0
-
-
Cereals for grain ha
-
-
67.7
-
-
Vegetables for human consumption ha
-
-
2.6
-
-
Orchard trees (including nuts) ha
-
-
6.0
-
-
All fruit (excluding grapes) ha
-
-
6.1
-
-
Non-cereal broadacre crops ha
-
-
10.0
-
-

Total number

Sheep and lambs no.
-
-
29 864
-
-
Milk cattle (excluding house cows) no.
-
-
2
-
-
Meat cattle no.
-
-
5 124
-
-
Pigs no.
-
-
0
-
-

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