29/08/2008 Reissue of Data Cube.
This is a reissue of the September quarter 2007 edition. Breaks in series for 'Income from sales of goods and services' and 'Company profits before income tax' in Table 2 were not identified correctly when published in this edition of 8229.0. Breaks not identified were between December 2006 and March 2007. All other indicators were correct.
The monthly data published in this product are sourced from Australian Industry Group and PriceWaterhouse Coopers, Australian Performance of Manufacturing Index.
The quarterly data published in this product are sourced from the following ABS publications; 5676.0 Business Indicators, Australia; 5625.0 Private New Capital Expenditure and Expected Expenditure, Australia; and 6291.0.55.003 Labour Force, Australia, Detailed, Quarterly.
The annual data published in this product are sourced from the following ABS publications; 5204.0 Australian System of National Accounts; 5368.0 International Trade in Goods and Services, Australia (Data by request); 1350.0 Australian Economic Indicators; 6427.0 Producer Price Indexes, Australia; 8221.0 Manufacturing Industry, Australia; and 8104.0 Research and Experimental Development, Businesses, Australia.
Manufacturing Indicators presents key performance indicators of the Australian manufacturing industry, including income from sales, inventories, employment, capital expenditure, Performance of Manufacturing Index (PMI), and value of manufacturing exports and imports. The product contains three tables; one table highlighting monthly indicators, the second table identifying quarterly indicators and the third table showing annual indicators. These indicators are sourced from both ABS and non-ABS data.