5206.0 - Australian National Accounts: National Income, Expenditure and Product, Dec 2012 Quality Declaration 
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MAIN FEATURES PRODUCTION CHAIN VOLUME MEASURES

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

Agriculture, forestry and fishing
-2.9
-10.3
-0.1
-0.7
-9.5
-
Mining
2.3
9.4
0.2
0.8
8.6
0.1
Manufacturing
1.1
-0.1
0.1
2.1
1.0
0.1
Electricity, gas, water and waste services
-0.1
0.9
-
-
1.3
-
Construction
0.5
2.1
-
0.9
3.5
0.1
Wholesale trade
1.2
7.0
0.1
0.3
6.8
-
Retail trade
0.2
2.8
-
0.7
3.1
-
Accommodation and food services
0.3
0.3
-
-1.3
-
-
Transport, postal and warehousing
-0.3
2.6
-
-
2.9
-
Information media and telecommunications
-1.3
-3.1
-
-1.2
-2.7
-
Financial and insurance services
1.0
4.1
0.1
1.3
4.7
0.1
Rental, hiring and real estate services
-
2.6
-
1.3
4.2
-
Professional, scientific and technical services
-0.4
2.2
-
0.5
3.3
-
Administrative and support services
0.3
4.8
-
-1.1
3.7
-
Public administration and safety
-0.1
-0.8
-
1.9
0.3
0.1
Education and training
0.6
2.2
-
0.6
2.2
-
Health care and social assistance
1.8
7.0
0.1
1.8
7.0
0.1
Arts and recreation services
1.6
0.9
-
4.1
1.1
-
Other services
-2.1
-7.2
-
-0.6
-6.2
-
Ownership of dwellings
0.6
2.6
-
0.6
2.6
-
Taxes less subsidies on products
0.2
1.4
-
-0.6
1.7
-
Statistical discrepancy (P)
na
na
-
na
na
-0.1
Gross domestic product
0.6
2.9
0.6
0.6
3.1
0.6

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



DECEMBER QUARTER

Summary Comments

Agriculture, forestry and fishing
  • The trend estimate fell 2.9%. The seasonally adjusted estimate fell 0.7% driven by the fall in the Agriculture subdivision (down 0.7%).

Mining
  • The trend estimate rose 2.3%. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 0.8% driven by growth in Iron ore mining (up 2.1%) and Coal mining (up 4.3%).

Manufacturing
  • The trend estimate rose 1.1%. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 2.1% driven by growth in Food, beverage and tobacco products (up 4.0%) driven by stronger sugar production.

Construction
  • The trend estimate rose 0.5%. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 0.9% driven by growth in Building construction and Construction services.

Financial and insurance services
  • The trend estimate rose 1.0%. The seasonally adjusted estimate (up 1.3%) rose for the tenth quarter in a row.