9223.0 - Road Freight Movements, Australia, 12 months ended 31 October 2014 Quality Declaration 
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QUEENSLAND 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 Queensland is contained below in a data table and detailed map. More detailed information is available in Road Freight Movements, Australia (Cat. no 9223.0) available for free download from the ABS website.

The following table contains estimates for Queensland 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.

QUEENSLAND SUMMARY DATA
Queensland
Queensland
Queensland
Australia
Rigid Trucks (million)
Articulated Trucks (million)
All Trucks (million)
All Trucks (million)
% of total

Tonnes Carried
State of Origin
276.1
223.5
499.7
2 131.7
23.4
State of Destination
275.7
226.6
502.3
2 131.7
23.6
Intrastate
275.0
210.5
485.4
2 131.7
22.8

Kilometres Travelled (Kms)
State of Origin
2 394.5
1 903.4
4 297.9
17 213.4
25.0
State of Destination
2 365.4
1 927.7
4 293.1
17 213.4
24.9
Intrastate
2 299.7
1 429.6
3 729.4
17 213.4
21.7

Tonne-kilometres Travelled (T-kms)
State of Origin
8 521.1
36 142.3
44 663.4
195 618.7
22.8
State of Destination
8 427.2
37 887.0
46 314.2
195 618.7
23.7
Intrastate
8 158.6
24 668.2
32 826.8
195 618.7
16.8

Top 2 Commodities (Tonnes)
State of Origin
1
Sand Stone and Gravel
Sand Stone and Gravel
132.9
492.7
27.0
2
General Freight
General Freight
69.7
277.7
25.1

State of Destination
1
Sand Stone and Gravel
Sand Stone and Gravel
133.0
492.7
27.0
2
General Freight
General Freight
70.0
277.7
25.2

Intrastate
1
Sand Stone and Gravel
Sand Stone and Gravel
132.8
492.7
27.0
2
General Freight
General Freight
66.6
277.7
24.0

Top Trailer Configuration (T-kms)
Intrastate
No Trailer
B-Double
B-Double
B-Double
4 504.3
9 365.2
9 365.2
64 834.7
14.4

Most Common Method (T-kms)
Intrastate
Other Freight
Other Freight
Other Freight
Other Freight
4 162.5
14 372.6
18 535.1
115 618.4
16.0

Most Common Type of Goods (T-kms, Intrastate)
Dangerous
726.9
2 221.7
2 948.6
11 058.3
26.7
Refrigerated
58.1
345.7
403.8
2 651.7
15.2




Total Tonnes Carried from Queensland

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