The manufacturing industry produces goods from raw materials or assembles products from components. It supplies the domestic and international markets, and some specialist niche markets. Manufacturing statistics include production statistics about a range of manufactured goods. Also available are details about economic indicators about manufacturing, including income, expenditure, and balance sheets.
Methodology changes to manufacturing, wholesale trade, and selected services statistics (published November 2015
Describes changes we've made to the methodology used in the Economic Survey of Manufacturing, Wholesale Trade Survey, and Selected Services Survey quarterly statistics from the September 2015 quarter. Includes details of new industries being covered by the Selected Services Survey.
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Economic Survey of Manufacturing
Information providing economic indicators for selected manufacturing industries. Find out about:
- purchases of goods and services.
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Subject category: Industry sectors
Groups: Manufacturing Survey, Forestry Logging and Timber Production, Livestock Slaughtering, Primary Production, and Secondary Production
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Information about data
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Information about the Economic Survey of Manufacturing
Technical information about how manufacturing and production statistics are produced.
Information for survey respondents
Information about why we run the survey and how the information we gather is used.