8415.0 - Mining Operations, Australia, 2005-06  
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Table 1.1 presents a time series for selected variables, from 2001-02 to 2005-06. All value data in this table are shown at current prices.

In each of the four major aggregates presented, the Australian mining industry showed significant growth in 2005-06 when compared to 2004-05. Sales and service income increased by 34% and industry value added by 46%. The industry paid 26% more in wages and salaries than in 2004-05, and its employment rose by 21%. Commentary about these variables is presented in Chapter 2.

For information about survey methodology, see Technical Note 1.

The Glossary provides definitions for terms used.

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