Australian Bureau of Statistics
5220.0.55.004 - Information paper: Product changes to State Accounts following revisions to international standards, 2009
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 18/08/2009 First Issue
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KEY CHANGES TO OUTPUTS
The order in which the various private sector assets are displayed has also changed to better align with SNA08. This has also meant that the category of 'Private business investment' has been dropped from the pdf tables, but has been retained in the time series spreadsheets.
Affected tables are:
Australian and New Zealand Industrial Classification, 2006
A joint project between the ABS and Statistics New Zealand has developed a new standard classification of industrial activity, the Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification, 2006 (ANZSIC06). This will replace the existing classification, ANZSIC93, with a more contemporary classification system. This new classification is in response to changes in the structure and composition of the economy, changing user demands, and enhancing compatibility with other major international classification standards. The result of implementing this new classification us a significant change to the layout of industry representation in the ASNA. In particular these changes have brought about:
Affected tables are:
Further information about the changes to ANZSIC can be found in Information Paper: ANZSIC 2006 Implementation, 2006 (cat. no. 1295.0) and Information Paper: Update on ANZSIC 2006 Implementation, 2008 (cat.no.1295.0.55.001).
The first National and International Accounts products incorporating these updated standards will be released according to the following schedule:
PUBLICATION TABLES AND TIME SERIES SPREADSHEETS
Available from the Downloads tab of this publication are:
TIME SERIES IDENTIFIERS
The changes described above will result in new SeriesIDs for some series in the time series spreadsheets. SeriesIDs for main aggregates have not changed.
CONCEPTS, SOURCES AND METHODS
The underlying concepts and structure of the national accounts and the sources, methods and terms used in compiling the estimates are described in the product Australian National Accounts: Concepts, Sources and Methods (cat. no. 5216.0). The current version of this product reflects SNA93 concepts and a number of references to data sources and methods are, or will be, out of date.
A revised Concepts, Sources and Methods product is scheduled for release in late 2010.
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