1345.4 - SA Stats, Jan 2008  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 29/01/2008   
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In this Issue
29/01/2008 | This issue of SA Stats focuses on underemployment in South Australia in 2005-06 and water use by agriculture in South Australia in 2005-06.

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Includes: Estimated Resident Population
21/12/2007 | The preliminary estimated resident population (ERP) for South Australia was 1,584,513 at 30 June 2007, an increase of 16,309 persons (1.0%) since 30 June 2006.

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Includes: State Final Demand, Household Final Consumption Expenditure
21/12/2007 | South Australia's September 2007 quarter State Final Demand in chain volume (trend) terms was $17,434m and Australia's Domestic Final Demand was $263,460m.

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Includes: Retail Turnover, New Motor Vehicle Sales
21/12/2007 | The October 2007 trend estimate for South Australia's retail turnover was $1,369.4m, while the estimate for Australia was $19,928.2m. This represents a 0.9% increase in turnover across all retail industries for South Australia from the previous month, and a 0.7% increase nationally.

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Includes: Private New Capital Expenditure, Mineral and Petroleum Exploration Expenditure
21/12/2007 | Between the June 2007 and the September 2007 quarters, the South Australian chain volume (trend) estimate of private new capital expenditure decreased by 0.3% to $1,244m.

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Includes: Building Approvals
21/12/2007 | In October 2007, the total number of dwelling units approved in South Australia (in trend terms) was 1,002. This was the sixth consecutive month where the number of dwelling units approved increased. Nationally, the total number of dwelling units approved (in trend terms) was 13,483.

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Includes: Consumer Price Index (CPI)
21/12/2007 | The all groups consumer price index (CPI) for Adelaide increased by 1.3% in the 12 months to September 2007, compared with a 1.9% rise in the weighted average of eight capital cities.

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Labour Force
Includes: Job Vacancies, Employed persons, Unemployment
21/12/2007 | In original terms, South Australia's total number of job vacancies decreased to about 10,000 in August 2007 from 10,200 in May 2007. The August 2007 vacancies were 11% higher than in August 2006.

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Includes: Average Weekly Earnings
21/12/2007 | The trend estimate of average weekly (ordinary time) earnings for full-time adult persons in South Australia increased by 3.6% to $1,026.60 in the 12 months to August 2007.

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Includes: Exports and Imports
21/12/2007 | South Australia's value of exports (in original terms) in October 2007 ($781m) was virtually the same as in October 2006 ($780m). The value of South Australian merchandise imports increased to $636m in October 2007 from $573m in September 2007 and $573m in August 2007.

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Housing Finance
Includes: Housing Finance Commitments
21/12/2007 | The trend estimate of the total value of housing finance commitments (owner occupation) in South Australia in October 2007 was $976m, an increase of 6.7% from the value in October 2006.

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Includes: Winter Rainfall, Adelaide's Reservoir levels
21/12/2007 | Spring rainfall across South Australia was mostly below average with some areas recording the lowest totals on record.

Image: Tourist Accommodation Tourist Accommodation
Includes: Tourist Accommodation
21/12/2007 | Room occupancy rates for hotels, motels and serviced apartments with fifteen or more rooms for the June 2007 quarter were 64.9% for South Australia in trend terms.