5676.0 - Business Indicators, Australia, Mar 2020 Quality Declaration 
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Analysis by industry


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The following graphs and commentary refer to seasonally adjusted estimates for sales of goods and services and inventories in volume terms, and wages and salaries and company gross operating profits in current price terms. Trend estimates have been suspended for all series due to the impacts of coronavirus (COVID-19).


Total all industries

In current prices, the seasonally adjusted estimate for company gross operating profits rose 1.1%. The seasonally adjusted estimate for wages and salaries remained relatively unchanged this quarter.


Graph: Total All Industries

In volume terms, the seasonally adjusted estimate for total inventories fell 1.2%.


Graph: Total All Industries


Mining

In current prices, the seasonally adjusted estimate for company gross operating profits rose 2.9%. The seasonally adjusted estimate for wages and salaries rose 1.7%.


Graph: Mining

In volume terms, the seasonally adjusted estimate for sales of goods and services rose 0.4%. The seasonally adjusted estimate for inventories fell 0.8%.


Graph: Mining


Manufacturing

In current prices, the seasonally adjusted estimate for company gross operating profits rose 6.1%. The seasonally adjusted estimate for wages and salaries rose 1.7%.


Graph: Manufacturing

In volume terms, the seasonally adjusted estimate for sales of goods and services rose 2.2%. The seasonally adjusted estimate for inventories fell 2.0%.


Graph: Manufacturing


Electricity, gas, water and waste services

In current prices, the seasonally adjusted estimate for company gross operating profits rose 6.4%. The seasonally adjusted estimate for wages and salaries rose 2.1%.


Graph: Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services

In volume terms, the seasonally adjusted estimate for sales of goods and services fell 1.9%. The seasonally adjusted estimate for inventories rose 1.8%.


Graph: Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services


Construction

In current prices, the seasonally adjusted estimate for company gross operating profits fell 2.7%. The seasonally adjusted estimate for wages and salaries rose 0.2%.


Graph: Construction

In volume terms, the seasonally adjusted estimate for sales of goods and services rose 0.3%.


Graph: Construction


Wholesale trade

In current prices, the seasonally adjusted estimate for company gross operating profits rose 2.3%. The seasonally adjusted estimate for wages and salaries fell 0.8%.


Graph: Wholesale Trade

In volume terms, the seasonally adjusted estimate for sales of goods and services rose 1.6%. The seasonally adjusted estimate for inventories fell 0.6%.


Graph: Wholesale Trade


Retail trade

In current prices, the seasonally adjusted estimate for company gross operating profits rose 3.2%. The seasonally adjusted estimate for wages and salaries remained relatively unchanged this quarter.


Graph: Retail Trade

In volume terms, the seasonally adjusted estimate for sales of goods and services remained relatively unchanged this quarter. The seasonally adjusted estimate for inventories fell 1.2%.


Graph: Retail Trade


Accommodation and food services

In current prices, the seasonally adjusted estimate for company gross operating profits fell 11.5%. The seasonally adjusted estimate for wages and salaries fell 4.2%.


Graph: Accommodation and Food Services

In volume terms, the seasonally adjusted estimate for sales of goods and services fell 7.7%. The seasonally adjusted estimate for inventories fell 5.4%.


Graph: Accommodation and Food Services


Transport, postal and warehousing

In current prices, the seasonally adjusted estimate for company gross operating profits fell 8.3%. The seasonally adjusted estimate for wages and salaries fell 1.6%.


Graph: Transport, Postal and Warehousing

In volume terms, the seasonally adjusted estimate for sales of goods and services fell 4.2%.


Graph: Transport, Postal and Warehousing


Information media and telecommunications

In current prices, the seasonally adjusted estimate for company gross operating profits fell 4.0%. The seasonally adjusted estimate for wages and salaries rose 1.3%.


Graph: Information Media and Telecommunications

In volume terms, the seasonally adjusted estimate for sales of goods and services fell 0.5%.


Graph: Information Media and Telecommunications


Financial and insurance services

In current prices, the seasonally adjusted estimate for company gross operating profits rose 48.9%. The seasonally adjusted estimate for wages and salaries rose 1.1%.


Graph: Financial and Insurance Services

In volume terms, the seasonally adjusted estimate for sales of goods and services rose 5.7%.


Graph: Financial and Insurance Services


Rental, hiring and real estate services

In current prices, the seasonally adjusted estimate for company gross operating profits fell 4.6%. The seasonally adjusted estimate for wages and salaries fell 1.6%.


Graph: Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services

In volume terms, the seasonally adjusted estimate for sales of goods and services fell 1.8%.


Graph: Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services


Professional, scientific and technical services

In current prices, the seasonally adjusted estimate for company gross operating profits rose 2.2%. The seasonally adjusted estimate for wages and salaries rose 1.0%.


Graph: Professional, Scientific and Technical Services

In volume terms, the seasonally adjusted estimate for sales of goods and services rose 1.5%.


Graph: Professional, Scientific and Technical Services


Administrative and support services

In current prices, the seasonally adjusted estimate for company gross operating profits fell 12.1%. The seasonally adjusted estimate for wages and salaries fell 0.8%.


Graph: Administrative and Support Services

In volume terms, the seasonally adjusted estimate for sales of goods and services fell 3.7%.


Graph: Administrative and Support Services


Education and training

In current price terms, the seasonally adjusted estimate for wages and salaries fell 0.9%.


Graph: Education and Training


Health care and social assistance

In current price terms, the seasonally adjusted estimate for wages and salaries rose 0.1%.


Graph: Health Care and Social Assistance


Arts and recreation services

In current prices, the seasonally adjusted estimate for company gross operating profits fell 11.7%. The seasonally adjusted estimate for wages and salaries fell 4.6%.


Graph: Arts and Recreation Services

In volume terms, the seasonally adjusted estimate for sales of goods and services fell 4.8%.


Graph: Arts and Recreation Services


Other services

In current prices, the seasonally adjusted estimate for company gross operating profits rose 0.8%. The seasonally adjusted estimate for wages and salaries fell 0.8%.


Graph: Other Services

In volume terms, the seasonally adjusted estimate for sales of goods and services fell 4.2%.


Graph: Other Services