9223.0 - Road Freight Movements, Australia, 12 months ended 31 October 2014 Quality Declaration 
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SOUTH 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 South 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) available for free download from the ABS website.

The following table contains estimates for South Australia 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.

SOUTH AUSTRALIA SUMMARY DATA
South Australia
South Australia
South Australia
Australia
Rigid Trucks (million)
Articulated Trucks (million)
All Trucks (million)
All Trucks (million)
% of total

Tonnes Carried
State of Origin
67.6
85.4
153.0
2 131.7
7.2
State of Destination
67.4
84.2
151.6
2 131.7
7.1
Intrastate
67.0
75.0
142.1
2 131.7
6.7

Kilometres Travelled (Kms)
State of Origin
545.1
681.1
1 226.2
17 213.4
7.1
State of Destination
542.5
671.0
1 213.5
17 213.4
7.0
Intrastate
512.5
375.0
887.5
17 213.4
5.2

Tonne-kilometres Travelled (T-kms)
State of Origin
2 056.9
15 144.6
17 201.5
195 618.7
8.8
State of Destination
2 110.3
14 193.3
16 303.6
195 618.7
8.3
Intrastate
1 895.5
6 552.4
8 447.9
195 618.7
4.3

Top 2 Commodities (Tonnes)
State of Origin
1
Sand Stone and Gravel
Sand Stone and Gravel
35.4
492.7
7.2
2
General Freight
General Freight
27.4
277.7
9.9

State of Destination
1
Sand Stone and Gravel
Sand Stone and Gravel
35.1
492.7
7.1
2
General Freight
General Freight
27.6
277.7
9.9

Intrastate
1
Sand Stone and Gravel
Sand Stone and Gravel
34.9
492.7
7.1
2
General Freight
General Freight
24.8
277.7
8.9

Top Trailer Configuration (T-kms)
Intrastate
No Trailer
Single trailer with three axles
Single trailer with three axles
B-Double
812.3
2 050.8
2 647.1
64 834.7
n.a.

Most Common Method (T-kms)
Intrastate
Solid Bulk
Other Freight
Other Freight
Other Freight
1 107.8
3 102.6
3 813.0
115 618.4
3.3

Most Common Type of Goods (T-kms, Intrastate)
Dangerous
46.6
791.3
837.9
11 058.3
7.6
Refrigerated
5.3
28.2
33.4
2 651.7
1.3

n.a. = not available



Total Tonnes Carried from South Australia

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