1367.2 - State and Regional Indicators, Victoria, Sep 2004
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 11/11/2004
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Victorian engineering construction work at highest levels ever
The total value of Victorian engineering construction work done during June quarter 2004 was the highest on record ($1,365.3 million), according to figures released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).
Of this figure, the largest increases were recorded in telecommunication construction (up 33% from the previous quarter), bridges, railway and harbour construction (up 10%) and road, highway and subdivision construction (up 10%).
Other economic, social and environmental highlights in State and Regional Indicators, Victoria include:
This issue also contains feature articles on the status of Victorian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, and the ageing of Victoria's population.
More details, including information on regional Victoria, tourism, labour force, price index statistics, trade, crime and the environment are in State and Regional Indicators, Victoria, September Quarter 2004 (cat. no. 1367.2).
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