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.