5206.0 - Australian National Accounts: National Income, Expenditure and Product, Dec 2011 Quality Declaration 
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MAIN FEATURES PRODUCTION CHAIN VOLUME MEASURES

Trend
Seasonally adjusted
% change Sep 11 to Dec 11
% change Dec 10 to Dec 11
% points contributions to growth in GDP Sep 11 to Dec 11
% change Sep 11 to Dec 11
% change Dec 10 to Dec 11
% points contributions to growth in GDP Sep 11 to Dec 11

Agriculture, forestry and fishing
-2.6
-9.3
-0.1
-
-6.9
-
Mining
1.7
3.1
0.1
0.7
1.9
0.1
Manufacturing
1.7
4.5
0.1
1.2
3.5
0.1
Electricity, gas, water and waste services
-1.3
-2.6
-
-0.9
-2.2
-
Construction
0.8
5.6
0.1
-2.4
3.9
-0.2
Wholesale trade
1.8
7.5
0.1
1.3
7.9
0.1
Retail trade
0.4
1.5
-
0.5
1.8
-
Accommodation and food services
0.7
5.2
-
-2.2
2.8
-0.1
Transport, postal and warehousing
-0.7
1.9
-
-0.1
1.7
-
Information media and telecommunications
-0.6
0.8
-
-0.5
1.6
-
Financial and insurance services
1.3
4.4
0.1
1.4
4.2
0.1
Rental, hiring and real estate services
-0.9
0.8
-
-1.0
1.9
-
Professional, scientific and technical services
0.5
2.0
-
-0.2
-0.4
-
Administrative and support services
-1.2
-6.0
-
1.6
-5.9
-
Public administration and safety
1.1
3.8
0.1
1.7
4.4
0.1
Education and training
0.7
2.4
-
1.0
2.6
-
Health care and social assistance
1.6
7.4
0.1
1.8
7.7
0.1
Arts and recreation services
1.9
7.1
-
2.4
7.9
-
Other services
1.7
3.6
-
2.1
4.2
-
Ownership of dwellings
0.7
2.7
0.1
0.7
2.7
0.1
Taxes less subsidies on products
-0.1
0.7
-
-2.2
-0.3
-0.2
Statistical discrepancy (P)
na
na
0.1
na
na
0.2
Gross domestic product
0.8
2.8
0.8
0.4
2.3
0.4

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



DECEMBER QUARTER

Summary Comments

Construction
  • The trend estimate rose 0.8%. The seasonally adjusted estimate decreased 2.4% reflecting the decreases in residential, non-residential building and construction services.

Accommodation and food services
  • The trend estimate rose 0.7%. The seasonally adjusted estimate decreased 2.2% reflecting weaker demand for Hotels, cafes and restaurant services.

Mining
  • The trend estimate rose 1.7%. The seasonally adjusted estimate increased 0.7% and was mainly driven by Oil & gas extraction (up 5.3%).

Manufacturing
  • The trend estimate rose 1.7% while the seasonally adjusted estimate rose 1.2%. Growth in Manufacturing was mainly driven by Metal products manufacturing (up 13.1%)

Agriculture, forestry and fishing
  • The trend estimate fell 2.6%, while the seasonally adjusted estimate was flat, although there was a small increase for the Agriculture subdivision.

Electricity, gas, water and waste services
  • The trend estimate fell 1.3%, while the seasonally adjusted estimate fell 0.9% reflecting reduced demand for energy and water.