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Engineering Construction Survey

Name of Collection
Engineering Construction Survey

Contact Officer
Building and Construction Section
Australian Bureau of Statistics
GPO Box 2272

Telephone: Adelaide 08 8237 7672
Facsimile: Adelaide 08 8237 7620
Email: client.services@abs.gov.au
Internet: www.abs.gov.au

To measure the value of all engineering construction work undertaken in Australia.

The results from this survey together with the results from the Building Activity Survey, provide a complete quarterly picture of building and construction activity in Australia.

This survey is a quarterly sample survey of approximately 2,400 respondents. The survey framework includes all enterprises recorded on the ABS Register of Businesses and classified to the construction industry and all other units known to be undertaking engineering construction work.

Data are collected by mail questionnaire.

Data Detail
  • Value of engineering construction work done;
  • Value of commencements and work yet to be done, by state; and
  • Sector undertaking the work and for whom the work is being done.

    In relation to transport, data are available on engineering construction work on roads, highways, bridges, railways and harbours.

    Geographic Coverage
    Australia, States and Territories.

    Frequency of Data Availability
    Data are released quarterly.

    Historical Data
    The survey was first conducted in 1986.

    Products and Services
    Engineering Construction Activity, Australia (cat. no. 8762.0)
    PC AUSSTATS 02 6252 6017

    Example of Information Available

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