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New Capital Expenditure Survey

Name of Collection
Survey of New Capital Expenditure

Assistant Director
Investment and Profits
Australian Bureau of Statistics
GPO Box 796

Telephone: Sydney 02 9268 4357
Facsimile: Sydney 02 9268 4270
Email: client.services@abs.gov.au
Internet: www.abs.gov.au

To measure the value and quarter to quarter movements of new capital expenditure by private businesses in Australia.

This survey collects data on actual and expected new capital expenditure by private businesses in Australia. It is based on a stratified random sample of approximately 7,000 private business units selected from the ABS Register of Businesses.

Data are collected by mail questionnaire sent to private businesses every quarter.

Data Detail

  • Actual capital expenditure;
  • Short term expectation; and
  • Long term expectation.

    Data are available for the above items for the transport industries.

    Geographic Coverage

    Frequency of Data Availability
    Data are released quarterly.

    Historical Data
    The survey was first conducted in 1947. Data is available as a continuous series (via the ABS PC Ausstats service) from June 1987.

    Products and Services
    Private New Capital Expenditure and Expected Expenditure, Australia (cat. no. 5625.0)
    State Estimates of Private New Capital Expenditure (cat. no. 5646.0)
    PC AUSSTATS 02 6252 6017.

    Example of Information Available

    ACTUAL CAPITAL EXPENDITURE, Transport and Storage - current prices

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