Statistical claims are made in lots of articles.   How do they hold up when put together? This is a place for collation and comparison.

1. Sectors of the Australian economy. Which is the most….? $ value in exports, people employed, etc…

COAL
“Queensland is the biggest state producer in Australia’s coal trade, which last year generated $43 billion in export revenue, according to market estimates.

The state produces 80 per cent of the country’s top-grade coking coal, which accounts for 10 per cent of Australia’s exports alone” SMH 27 Jan 2010

RETAIL
“Retail is the biggest employer of Australians” SMH 27 Jan 2010




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