SEPTEMBER KEY FIGURES
Jun Qtr 08 to Sep Qtr 08
Sep Qtr 07 to Sep Qtr 08
|STAGE OF PRODUCTION |
|Final (Stage 3) commodities (excl. exports) |
|Intermediate (Stage 2) commodities |
|Preliminary (Stage 1) commodities |
SEPTEMBER KEY POINTS
FINAL (STAGE 3) COMMODITIES
INTERMEDIATE (STAGE 2) COMMODITIES
- increased by 2.0% in the September quarter 2008.
- mainly due to price increases in building construction (+1.8%), electricity, gas and water (+7.4%) and dairy product manufacturing (+5.5%).
- partially offset by price falls in motor vehicle and parts manufacturing (-2.4%).
- increased by 5.6% through the year to September quarter 2008.
PRELIMINARY (STAGE 1) COMMODITIES
- increased by 3.7% in the September quarter 2008.
- mainly due to price increases in coal mining (+192.4%), iron and steel manufacturing (+16.4%), basic chemical manufacturing (+17.7%) and oil and gas extraction (+7.6%).
- partially offset by price decreases in grain, sheep and beef farming (-3.7%) and metal ore mining (-4.2%).
- increased by 9.7% through the year to September quarter 2008.
- increased by 5.5% in the September quarter 2008.
- mainly due to price increases in coal mining (+192.4%), iron and steel manufacturing (+16.5%), basic chemical manufacturing (+17.5%) and oil and gas extraction (+7.6%).
- partially offset by price decreases in grain, sheep and beef farming (-3.3%).
- increased by 13.3% through the year to September quarter 2008.
|ISSUE (QUARTER) ||Release Date|
|December 2008 ||27 January 2009|
|March 2009 ||20 April 2009|
|June 2009 ||20 July 2009|
|September 2009 ||26 October 2009|
From September quarter 2009, the content and format of this publication will change to reflect an updated weighting pattern and the contemporary industrial classification (ANZSIC06).
Any discrepancies between totals and sums of components in this publication are due to rounding.
Data referenced in the Key points and Commentary are available from the tables shown in this publication, or in the corresponding tables of this publication on the ABS website <https://www.abs.gov.au
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