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

Retail Trade

The July 2010 trend estimate for Queensland's retail turnover was $4,145 million, an increase of 0.4% from June 2010. Food retailing accounted for the greatest proportion of retail turnover in July 2010 at 42% ($1,744 million), followed by Supermarket and grocery stores at 35% ($1,468 million), Household goods retailing at 17% ($706 million) and Other retailing at 14% ($593 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 16,835 new vehicles were sold in Queensland in August 2010. Of these, 8,669 were new passenger vehicles. Corresponding sales for Australia were 85,683 and 48,054. When comparing August 2010 with July 2010, Queensland recorded a decrease of 1.1% in total new vehicle sales and a decrease of 2.0% in new passenger vehicle sales.

In August 2000, new passenger vehicle sales accounted for 65% of total new vehicle sales in Queensland. By August 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 March 2010 and June 2010 quarters, the Queensland chain volume trend estimate of private new capital expenditure increased by 0.7% to $5,275 million.

During the same period, expenditure on Equipment, plant and machinery increased by 5.3% to $2,636 million while expenditure on Buildings and structures decreased by 3.2% to $2,648 million.

Comparing the June 2010 quarter with the June 2009 quarter, Queensland's total private new capital expenditure decreased by 11%. Expenditure on Equipment, plant and machinery decreased by 14% and expenditure on Buildings and structures decreased by 8.5%.

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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