5206.0 - Australian National Accounts: National Income, Expenditure and Product, Mar 2009 Quality Declaration 
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MAIN FEATURES INCOME AT CURRENT PRICES

Trend
Seasonally adjusted
% change Dec 08 to Mar 09
% change Mar 08 to Mar 09
% points contribution to growth in GDP Dec 08 to Mar 09
% change Dec 08 to Mar 09
% change Mar 08 to Mar 09
% points contribution to growth in GDP Dec 08 to Mar 09

Compensation of employees
0.5
5.5
0.2
-1.1
4.4
-0.5
Gross operating surplus
Private
-2.7
6.4
-0.6
-0.3
9.6
-0.1
Other
1.5
6.6
0.2
2.9
8.8
0.4
Gross mixed income
-0.7
0.5
-0.1
-1.7
-0.1
-0.1
Taxes less subsidies on production and imports
0.7
-0.6
0.1
2.7
-1.0
0.3
Statistical discrepancy (I)
. .
. .
0.2
. .
. .
-0.6
Gross domestic product
0.1
5.7
0.1
-0.6
5.5
-0.6

. . not applicable



MARCH QUARTER

Summary Comments

Compensation of employees (COE)
  • The trend increase of 0.5% reflected a rise of 0.4% in average earnings coupled with minimal growth in the number of wage & salary earners. Seasonally adjusted, COE fell by 1.1%, reflecting a fall in average earnings of 0.7% and a further fall in the number of wage and salary earners of 0.5%. Seasonally adjusted, COE represented 52.9% of Total factor income.
Wages (a) share of total factor income
Graph: Wages (a) share of total factor income


Gross operating surplus (GOS)
  • Trend GOS of corporations fell by 2.3%, and in seasonally adjusted terms increased by 0.4%. Seasonally adjusted, GOS of corporations represents 26.9% of Total factor income.
Profit (a) share of total factor income
Graph: Profit (a) share of total factor income