5206.0 - Australian National Accounts: National Income, Expenditure and Product, Mar 2009 Quality Declaration 
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MAIN FEATURES STATE FINAL DEMAND CHAIN VOLUME MEASURES

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

New South Wales
-0.1
0.8
-
-0.2
0.5
-
Victoria
-0.3
0.5
-0.1
-2.1
-
-0.5
Queensland
-1.4
-0.6
-0.3
-3.1
-1.7
-0.6
South Australia
0.6
4.2
-
2.0
4.6
0.1
Western Australia
-0.4
3.6
-
-2.3
2.9
-0.3
Tasmania
-0.5
3.1
-
-2.5
2.8
-0.1
Northern Territory
-2.2
4.3
-
-9.2
0.4
-0.1
Australian Capital Territory
-0.7
-1.4
-
-
-0.8
-
Australia (DFD)(a)
-0.3
1.0
-0.3
-1.0
0.5
-1.0

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
(a) Domestic final demand.



MARCH QUARTER

Summary Comments

State Final Demand
  • In trend terms, growth in the March quarter was positive for South Australia (up 0.6%). All other States and Territories were negative.

Household final consumption expenditure
  • In trend terms, there was mixed growth across the states ranging from 1.5% in South Australia to -0.2% in Queensland.

Government final consumption expenditure
  • Trend growth was strongest in Victoria, South Australia and Western Australia (up 0.3%) and the weakest growth was in the Australian Capital Territory (down 0.1%).

Private gross fixed capital formation
  • In trend terms, growth was negative for all States and Territories. New South Wales (down 0.8%) was the strongest. The weakest growth was in the Northern Territory (down 6.8%). In seasonally adjusted terms the strongest growth was in South Australia (up 6.4%).