5206.0 - Australian National Accounts: National Income, Expenditure and Product, Mar 2012 Quality Declaration 
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MAIN FEATURES INCOME AT CURRENT PRICES

Trend
Seasonally adjusted
% change Dec 11 to Mar 12
% change Mar 11 to Mar 12
% points contributions to growth in GDP Dec 11 to Mar 12
% change Dec 11 to Mar 12
% change Mar 11 to Mar 12
% points contributions to growth in GDP Dec 11 to Mar 12

Compensation of employees
1.7
7.1
0.8
2.5
7.4
1.2
Gross operating surplus
Private
-3.1
1.9
-0.6
-4.9
3.7
-1.0
Other
1.2
4.5
0.2
0.1
4.0
-
Gross mixed income
-0.7
-3.5
-0.1
-2.1
-4.5
-0.2
Taxes less subsidies on production and imports
0.7
2.5
0.1
2.6
3.3
0.2
Statistical discrepancy (I)
na
na
-
na
na
-0.1
Gross domestic product
0.3
4.1
0.3
0.3
4.6
0.3

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
na not available



MARCH QUARTER

Summary Comments

Compensation of employees (COE)
  • Total COE trend rose 1.7%, reflecting a rise of 1.6% in average earnings. Seasonally adjusted, COE rose 2.5%, reflecting a rise in average earnings of 2.5%. Seasonally adjusted, COE represented 54.6% of Total factor income.
COE SHARE OF TOTAL FACTOR INCOME: Trend
Graph: COE SHARE OF TOTAL FACTOR INCOME: Trend


Gross operating surplus (GOS)
  • Trend GOS for total corporations decreased 2.4%, Only Public non-financial corporations recorded an increase, up 0.1%, with Financial corporations and Private non-financial corporations recording decreases of 0.2% and 3.1% respectively. In seasonally adjusted terms, GOS for total corporations fell 4.2%. Seasonally adjusted, GOS of corporations represented 27.0% of total factor income.
Profit (a) Share of Total Factor Income: Trend
Graph: Profit (a) Share of Total Factor Income: Trend