1318.3 - Qld Stats, Dec 2010 Quality Declaration 
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CONSUMPTION AND INVESTMENT

Retail Trade

The October 2010 trend estimate for Queensland's retail turnover was $4,125 million, an decrease of 0.1% from September 2010 and a decrease of less than 0.1% from July 2010. August and September recorded slight increases from July of less than 0.1%. In October 2010, food retailing accounted for the greatest proportion of retail turnover at 42% ($1,736 million), followed by Supermarket and grocery stores at 35% ($1,444 million), Household goods retailing at 16% ($676 million) and Other retailing at 15% ($606 million).

Retail Turnover(a), All Industries - Queensland: Trend
Graph: Retail Turnover(a), All Industries—Queensland: Trend


Further information about this topic can be accessed at Retail Trade, Australia (cat. no. 8501.0) or by contacting the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070. This publication is released monthly.


New Motor Vehicle Sales

In trend terms, a total of 16,989 new vehicles were sold in Queensland in October 2010. Of these, 8,631 were new passenger vehicles. Corresponding sales for Australia were 84,964 and 47,248. Queensland recorded a decrease of 0.2% in total new vehicle sales between August and September 2010 and a decrease of 0.2% between September and October 2010. New passenger vehicle sales decreased 0.8% between August and September 2010 and 0.8% between September and October 2010. In contrast, sports utility vehicles increased 2.0% from August to September 2010 and 1.9% from September to October 2010.

In October 2000, new passenger vehicle sales accounted for 66% of total new vehicle sales in Queensland. By October 2010, the proportion for new passenger vehicle sales had fallen to 51%.

New Motor Vehicle Sales, Queensland: Trend
Graph: New Motor Vehicle Sales, Queensland: Trend


Further information about new motor vehicle sales can be accessed from Sales of New Motor Vehicles, Australia (cat. no. 9314.0) or by contacting the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070. This publication is released monthly.


Private New Capital Expenditure

Between the June 2010 and September 2010 quarters, the Queensland chain volume trend estimate of private new capital expenditure increased by 3.2% to $6,176 million.

During the same period, expenditure on Equipment, plant and machinery decreased by 1.5% to $2,922 million while expenditure on Buildings and structures increased by 8.0% to $3,259 million.

Comparing the September 2010 quarter with the September 2009 quarter, Queensland's total private new capital expenditure increased by 7.1%. Expenditure on Equipment, plant and machinery decreased by 1.2% and expenditure on Buildings and structures increased by 16%.

Private New Capital Expenditure, Chain Volume Measures by quarter - Queensland: Trend
Graph: Private New Capital Expenditure, Chain Volume Measures by quarter—Queensland: Trend


Further information on this topic can be accessed at Private New Capital Expenditure and Expected Expenditure, Australia (cat. no. 5625.0) or by contacting the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070. This publication is released quarterly.


Queensland's Interstate Trade

Information on this topic can be accessed at Interstate Trade, Queensland (cat. no. 8502.3) or by contacting Queensland Interstate Trade on 1800 654 467. This publication is released quarterly.





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