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Manufacturing Survey

    Name of Collection
    Manufacturing Survey

    Assistant Director
    Manufacturing and Construction Section
    Australian Bureau of Statistics
    PO Box 10

    Telephone: Canberra 02 6252 5639
    Facsimile: Canberra 02 6252 8014
    Internet: www.abs.gov.au

    To provide key measures of the performance of the Australian manufacturing industry.

    This survey collects information about the operation and financial performance of all businesses which earn the majority of their income from trading in goods produced by the business. The 1996-97 survey has a sample of 64,000 businesses, with a subsample of about 7,500 businesses providing more detailed data on value of commodities sold, income and expenses.

    Data are collected by mail questionnaire.

    Data Detail
  • Employment;
  • Wages and salaries;
  • Turnover;
  • Industry gross product; and
  • Exports by manufacturers.

    Data are available for the above items for motor vehicle and parts manufacturing, shipbuilding, boatbuilding, railway equipment manufacturing, aircraft manufacturing and transport equipment manufacturing.

    Geographic Coverage
    Australia, States and Territories.

    Frequency of Data Availability
    Data are released annually.

    Historical Data
    The survey was first conducted in 1968.

    Products and Services
    Manufacturing Industry, Australia, Preliminary (Cat. no. 8201.0)
    Manufacturing Industry, Australia (Cat. no. 8221.0)
    Manufacturing (Cat. no. 8225.0)

    Example of Information Available

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