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8762.0 - Engineering Construction Activity, Australia, Jun 2008 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 30/09/2008   
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JUNE KEY FIGURES

Jun qtr 08
Mar qtr 08 to Jun qtr 08
Jun qtr 07 to Jun qtr 08
$m
% change
% change

TREND ESTIMATES(a)

Value of work done
For the private sector
8 672.7
2.1
5.1
For the public sector(b)
5 153.6
1.6
24.3
Total engineering construction
13 840.6
2.1
11.7

SEASONALLY ADJUSTED ESTIMATES(a)

Value of work done
For the private sector
8 594.3
-1.5
2.0
For the public sector(b)
4 900.4
-9.3
26.1
Total engineering construction
13 494.7
-4.5
9.6

(a) Chain volume measures, reference year 2005-06.
(b) Includes work done by the private sector for the public sector and work done by the public sector.

Value of work done, Chain volume measures
Graph: Value of work done, Chain volume measures

Value of work done, Chain volume measures - Trend estimates
Graph: Value of work done Volume terms Trend estimates




JUNE KEY POINTS


VALUE OF WORK DONE, CHAIN VOLUME MEASURES

TOTAL
  • The trend estimate for the value of total engineering construction work done rose by 2.1% in the June 2008 quarter.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate for the value of total engineering construction work done fell 4.5%, to $13,494.7m, in the June quarter.


PRIVATE SECTOR
  • The trend estimate for the value of work done for the private sector rose by 2.1% in the June quarter.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate for the value of work done for the private sector fell 1.5% in the June quarter to $8,594.3m.


PUBLIC SECTOR
  • The trend estimate for the value of work done for the public sector rose by 1.6% in the June quarter.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate for the value of work done for the public sector fell 9.3%, to $4,900.4m, in the June quarter.


VALUE OF WORK COMMENCED
  • The value of work commenced in the June quarter was $18,145.2m, a fall of 4.9% from the March 2008 quarter.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE (QUARTER) Release Date
September 2008 14 January 2009
December 2008 6 April 2009



ABOUT THIS ISSUE

This publication updates the preliminary estimates released in Construction Work Done, Australia (cat. no. 8755.0) on 27 August 2008.


CHANGES IN THIS ISSUE

There are no changes in this issue.


SIGNIFICANT REVISIONS THIS QUARTER

There are no significant revisions in this issue.


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