5206.0 - Australian National Accounts: National Income, Expenditure and Product, Dec 2009  
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MAIN FEATURES PRODUCTION CHAIN VOLUME MEASURES

Trend
Seasonally adjusted
% change Sep 09 to Dec 09
% change Dec 08 to Dec 09
% points contributions to growth in GDP Sep 09 to Dec 09
% change Sep 09 to Dec 09
% change Dec 08 to Dec 09
% points contributions to growth in GDP Sep 09 to Dec 09

Agriculture, forestry and fishing
4.4
8.6
0.1
4.7
8.1
0.1
Mining
0.2
-0.2
-
0.5
-0.3
-
Manufacturing
1.7
-1.6
0.1
5.1
0.6
0.4
Electricity, gas, water and waste services
-0.6
2.2
-
2.8
5.9
0.1
Construction
1.8
-0.3
0.1
2.8
-0.7
0.2
Wholesale trade
2.2
4.8
0.1
3.6
6.8
0.2
Retail trade
0.2
2.1
-
0.7
2.2
-
Accommodation and food services
-1.1
-3.0
-
0.5
-1.9
-
Transport, postal and warehousing
0.8
1.3
-
-0.5
-0.8
-
Information media and telecommunications
-0.4
-0.9
-
0.6
0.3
-
Financial and insurance services
0.7
3.2
0.1
0.5
2.5
0.1
Rental, hiring and real estate services
-0.7
-1.4
-
-9.9
-5.9
-0.3
Professional, scientific and technical services
0.3
2.1
-
-0.9
1.1
-0.1
Administrative and support services
0.1
-1.6
-
-2.5
-0.3
-0.1
Public administration and safety
-0.7
-0.1
-
1.1
0.3
0.1
Education and training
0.5
2.0
-
0.5
2.0
-
Health care and social assistance
1.1
3.7
0.1
0.8
3.6
-
Arts and recreation services
-0.5
0.4
-
-1.9
-
-
Other services
-0.6
-2.8
-
2.5
-2.4
-
Ownership of dwellings
0.7
3.0
0.1
0.7
3.0
0.1
Taxes less subsidies on products
0.3
1.1
-
0.3
1.6
-
Statistical discrepancy (P)
na
na
-0.1
na
na
-
Gross domestic product
0.6
2.0
0.6
0.9
2.7
0.9

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



DECEMBER QUARTER

Summary Comments

Retail Trade
  • The trend estimate increased 0.2%. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 0.7%.

Wholesale Trade
  • The trend estimate increased 2.2%. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 3.6%.

Construction
  • The trend estimate increased 1.8%. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 2.8%.

Transport
  • The trend estimate increased 0.8%. The seasonally adjusted estimate fell -0.5%.

Manufacturing
  • The trend estimate rose 1.7%, while the seasonally adjusted estimate rose 5.1%. In seasonally adjusted terms, the main driver of the rise was Machinery and equipment (up 14.9%). Other drivers were Wood and paper products (up 10.8%) and Metal Products (up 2.7%). The only decrease was seen in Food, beverage and tobacco products (down 1.4%).

Financial and Insurance services
  • The trend estimate increased 0.7%, while the seasonally adjusted estimate rose 0.5%.