ABOUT THIS RELEASE
Economic statistics, including aggregates and ratios, based on profit and loss and balance sheet accounts of public trading and private employing businesses in most industries of the Australian economy. Aggregates include details of income and expenditure, profit, assets and liabilities. Measures of profitability, performance and indebtedness will be included among the ratios presented. The data are classified by broad industry (most ANZSIC Divisions). Estimates using a combination of data from the Economic Activity Survey and business income tax data provided to the Australian Taxation Office are also included.
Data for finer industry classifications (ANZSIC subdivision) and finer business sizes are available. For further information, please telephone Canberra on 02 6252 5288. See also 8142.0.