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1309.0 - Australia at a Glance, 2008  
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 07/02/2008   
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mage: Industry - Includes: Production, Agriculture, Building, Retail Turnover, Tourism, Motor Vehicles

INDUSTRY


PRODUCTION AND GDP(a)(b)

1995-96
2005-06
$m
$m

Agriculture, forestry and fishing
20,455
28,151
Mining
38,275
45,000
Manufacturing
82,366
96,012
Electricity, gas and water supply
18,271
20,549
Construction
34,829
61,644
Wholesale trade
30,919
44,886
Retail trade
35,891
53,242
Accommodation, cafes and restaurants
13,177
20,204
Transport and storage
28,686
42,037
Communication services
13,700
25,331
Finance and insurance
44,142
65,883
Property and business services(c)
65,735
108,434
Government administration and defence
28,069
35,195
Education
31,732
38,556
Health and community services
37,266
55,455
Cultural and recreational services
9,209
13,506
Personal and other services
12,455
17,686
a
Gross domestic product
647,660
921,747

(a) Industry gross value added at basic prices.
(b) Volume measures, reference year is 2004-05.
(c) Excludes ownership of dwellings.


AGRICULTURE
2005-06
$m

Gross value of commodities produced
37,334
Crops
19,551
Livestock slaughtering etc.
11,966
Livestock products
5,817



BUILDING WORK DONE(a)
2004-05
2005-06
$m
$m

New houses
21,237
20,852
Other new residential building
11,600
10,253
Alterations and additions
5,915
5,693
Non-residential building
19,848
22,094

(a) Volume measures, reference year is 2004-05.



RETAIL TURNOVER(a)
2005-06
2006-07
$m
$m

Food retailing
82,334
84,495
Department stores
16,305
16,821
Clothing and soft good retailing
14,002
14,935
Hospitality and services
31,689
34,755
Other retailing
61,760
63,273

(a) Volume measures, reference year is 2004-05.


TOURISM
2005
2006
Major source countries of short-term visitor arrivals
'000
'000

New Zealand
1,099
1,076
United Kingdom
709
734
Japan
685
651
United States of America
446
456
a
Short-term international visitor arrivals
5,499
5,532
Australians travelling abroad (number of departures)
4,725
4,899



REGISTERED MOTOR VEHICLES
2005
2006
Registered motor vehicles
'000
'000

Passenger vehicles
10,937
11,230
Light commercial vehicles, trucks, non-freight carrying trucks and buses
2,561
2,665
Motor cycles
422
463





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