5206.0 - Australian National Accounts: National Income, Expenditure and Product, Dec 2004  
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Trend
Seasonally adjusted
Quarterly % change Sep 04 to Dec 04
Annual % change Dec 03 to Dec 04
% points contribution to growth in GDP Sep 04 to Dec 04
Quarterly % change Sep 04 to Dec 04
Annual % change Dec 03 to Dec 04
% points contribution to growth in GDP Sep 04 to Dec 04

Compensation of employees
1.6
6.8
0.7
1.8
7.1
0.8
Gross operating surplus
Private
1.0
6.1
0.2
0.8
3.2
0.1
Other
1.4
5.9
0.2
2.2
6.1
0.3
Gross mixed income
1.5
2.6
0.1
1.5
-0.8
0.1
Taxes less subsidies on production and imports
0.8
3.3
0.1
-0.8
3.2
-0.1
Statistical discrepancy (I)
. .
. .
-
. .
. .
0.1
Gross domestic product
1.4
6.0
1.4
1.4
5.5
1.4

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



DECEMBER QUARTER

Summary Comments

Compensation of employees

  • The trend increase of 1.6% in the December quarter reflects a rise of 0.6% in average earnings and a 1.0% rise in the number of wage and salary earners. Seasonally adjusted, compensation of employees grew by 1.8%. Average earnings increased by 0.7%, while the number of wage and salary earners increased by 1.1%. Further discussion of compensation of employees is found on pages 10 and 11.
Wages Share(a) of Total Factor Income: Trend
Graph: Wages share of total factor income, Trend



Gross operating surplus (GOS)
  • The trend GOS of financial and non-financial corporations increased by 1.1% in the December quarter. Seasonally adjusted, GOS of financial and non-financial corporations increased by 1.4%, following a fall of -0.6% in the September quarter.
Profit(a) Share of Total Factor Income: Trend
Graph: Profit share of total factor income, Trend