9223.0 - Road Freight Movements, Australia, 12 months ended 31 October 2014 Quality Declaration 
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WESTERN AUSTRALIA SUMMARY DATA


Policy makers now have access to better data on road freight movements to inform future road planning, thanks to a joint Federal and State funded report by Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). The report shows the first snapshot of road freight movements in 13 years. A snapshot of data for Western Australia is contained below in a data table and detailed map. More detailed information is available in Road Freight Movements, Australia (Cat. no 9223.0).

The following table contains estimates for the Australian Capital Territory and Australia for Tonnes Carried, Kilometres Travelled, Tonne-kilometres Travelled, Top 2 Commodities (Tonnes) by Vehicle Type by State of Origin and State of Destination and Intrastate. The table also includes estimates for Top Trailer Configuration and Most Common Method by Vehicle Type by Intrastate and Most Common Type of Goods by Vehicle Type by Dangerous and Refrigerated.


WESTERN AUSTRALIA SUMMARY DATA
Western Australia
Western Australia
Western Australia
Australia
Rigid Trucks (million)
Articulated Trucks (million)
All Trucks (million)
All Trucks (million)
% of total

Tonnes Carried
State of Origin
145.0
228.5
373.5
2 131.7
17.5
State of Destination
145.1
228.7
373.7
2 131.7
17.5
Intrastate
145.0
227.7
372.8
2 131.7
17.5

Kilometres Travelled (Kms)
State of Origin
1 162.8
1 075.0
2 237.7
17 213.4
13.0
State of Destination
1 165.5
1 095.8
2 261.2
17 213.4
13.1
Intrastate
1 162.8
1 007.6
2 170.3
17 213.4
12.6

Tonne-kilometres Travelled (T-kms)
State of Origin
4 689.8
30 927.0
35 616.8
195 618.7
18.2
State of Destination
4 722.8
31 520.2
36 243.0
195 618.7
18.5
Intrastate
4 689.8
29 056.2
33 746.0
195 618.7
17.3

Top 2 Commodities (Tonnes)
State of Origin
1
Sand Stone and Gravel
Sand Stone and Gravel
82.2
492.7
16.7
2
Metalliferous ores and metal scrap
General Freight
72.9
277.7
n.a.

State of Destination
1
Sand Stone and Gravel
Sand Stone and Gravel
82.2
492.7
16.7
2
Metalliferous ores and metal scrap
General Freight
72.9
277.7
n.a.

Intrastate
1
Sand Stone and Gravel
Sand Stone and Gravel
82.2
492.7
16.7
2
Metalliferous ores and metal scrap
General Freight
72.9
277.7
n.a.

Top Trailer Configuration (T-kms)
Intrastate
No Trailer
Road train configuration (with two trailers)
Road train configuration (with two trailers)
B-Double
2 294.7
9 428.8
10 412.8
64 834.7
n.a.

Most Common Method (T-kms)
Intrastate
Other Freight
Solid Bulk
Solid Bulk
Other Freight
2 326.1
14 141.9
16 028.4
115 618.4
n.a.

Most Common Type of Goods (T-kms, Intrastate)
Dangerous
69.6
1 665.3
1 734.9
11 058.3
15.7
Refrigerated
18.1
275.5
293.6
2 651.7
11.1

n.a. = not available



Total Tonnes Carried from Western Australia

The following map shows the ranges for Tonnes Carried from Origin (Western Australia) to Destination (Australia) by Statistical Area Level 4.
Image: Thematic map, Total Tonnes Carried from Western Australia to Destination (Statistical Area Level 4)