5206.0 - Australian National Accounts: National Income, Expenditure and Product, Jun 2008  
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MAIN FEATURES PRODUCTION CHAIN VOLUME MEASURES

Trend
Seasonally adjusted
% change Mar 08 to Jun 08
% change Jun 07 to Jun 08
% points contribution to growth in GDP Mar 08 to Jun 08
% change Mar 08 to Jun 08
% change Jun 07 to Jun 08
% points contribution to growth in GDP Mar 08 to Jun 08

Agriculture, forestry and fishing
-3.4
7.0
-0.1
-7.7
13.1
-0.2
Mining
0.6
1.0
-
0.9
0.4
0.1
Manufacturing
1.3
4.7
0.1
0.4
4.6
-
Electricity, gas and water supply
-0.6
0.2
-
-1.6
1.0
-
Construction
1.1
5.7
0.1
1.1
7.4
0.1
Wholesale trade
0.9
3.0
-
1.8
3.6
0.1
Retail trade
0.1
2.9
-
-0.5
3.1
-
Accommodation, cafes and restaurants
-1.0
-2.2
-
-1.8
-3.0
-
Transport and storage
1.8
5.7
0.1
3.2
6.9
0.2
Communication services
0.3
4.4
-
-0.9
4.0
-
Finance and insurance
-0.8
-0.2
-0.1
-1.3
-0.5
-0.1
Property and business services
1.9
6.7
0.2
2.1
7.3
0.3
Government administration and defence
-1.0
-0.6
-
-2.0
-1.8
-0.1
Education
0.4
1.6
-
0.4
1.6
-
Health and community services
1.7
6.4
0.1
1.8
6.4
0.1
Cultural and recreational services
0.4
2.1
-
1.1
2.4
-
Personal and other services
2.1
9.6
-
2.6
11.4
0.1
Ownership of dwellings
0.8
3.4
0.1
0.8
3.4
0.1
Taxes less subsidies on products
-0.2
0.3
-
-0.7
-0.2
-0.1
Statistical discrepancy (P)
. .
. .
-0.2
. .
. .
-0.1
Gross domestic product
0.5
2.7
0.5
0.3
2.7
0.3

. . not applicable
- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)



JUNE QUARTER

Summary Comments

Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing
  • The trend estimate of Gross value added fell by 3.4% (seasonally adjusted down 7.7%). This was driven by a fall of 4.2% in agricultural production and an increase of 0.8% in inputs, in seasonally adjusted terms.

Mining
  • The trend estimate increased by 0.6%. The seasonally adjusted estimate was up 0.9%. Coal mining was the biggest contributor to growth.

Manufacturing
  • The trend estimate rose 1.3% and the seasonally adjusted estimate increased 0.4%. In seasonally adjusted terms, rises in Machinery & equipment (4.1%), Printing, publishing and recorded media (3.6%) and Other manufacturing (8.7%) had significant positive contributions to growth. Metal products (down 4.3%) and Petroleum, coal, chemicals, etc. (down 4.3%) detracted from growth.

Retail Trade
  • The trend estimate increased by 0.1%. The seasonally adjusted estimate fell by 0.5%. Growth in personal and household good retailing fell this quarter in seasonally adjusted terms.

Transport and storage
  • The trend estimate increased by 1.8%. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose by 3.2%, with growth coming from road passenger transport.

Property and business services
  • The trend estimate increased by 1.9% and the seasonally adjusted estimate increased by 2.1%.