5206.0 - Australian National Accounts: National Income, Expenditure and Product, Mar 2010 Quality Declaration 
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MAIN FEATURES PRODUCTION CHAIN VOLUME MEASURES

Trend
Seasonally adjusted
% change Dec 09 to Mar 10
% change Mar 09 to Mar 10
% points contributions to growth in GDP Dec 09 to Mar 10
% change Dec 09 to Mar 10
% change Mar 09 to Mar 10
% points contributions to growth in GDP Dec 09 to Mar 10

Agriculture, forestry and fishing
0.2
2.1
-
-5.5
-
-0.1
Mining
1.1
1.5
0.1
2.2
2.3
0.1
Manufacturing
1.7
4.1
0.1
0.1
5.3
-
Electricity, gas, water and waste services
0.7
1.7
-
-0.5
-0.2
-
Construction
0.8
0.4
0.1
0.9
1.1
0.1
Wholesale trade
1.6
6.4
0.1
-
5.1
-
Retail trade
0.1
1.2
-
-
1.3
-
Accommodation and food services
-1.1
-4.5
-
-3.0
-6.4
-0.1
Transport, postal and warehousing
1.1
2.6
0.1
3.5
4.6
0.2
Information media and telecommunications
0.4
1.2
-
-0.9
0.6
-
Financial and insurance services
1.7
4.8
0.2
2.4
5.2
0.2
Rental, hiring and real estate services
-0.9
0.9
-
-
3.4
-
Professional, scientific and technical services
1.0
4.0
0.1
2.5
6.4
0.2
Administrative and support services
1.4
6.1
-
2.2
8.0
0.1
Public administration and safety
0.3
-0.6
-
1.7
0.7
0.1
Education and training
0.5
2.0
-
0.5
2.0
-
Health care and social assistance
0.5
3.5
-
-
3.2
-
Arts and recreation services
-1.2
-2.4
-
-1.9
-3.5
-
Other services
0.7
-0.8
-
0.4
0.7
-
Ownership of dwellings
0.7
3.0
0.1
0.7
3.0
0.1
Taxes less subsidies on products
-0.1
0.3
-
-0.1
0.5
-
Statistical discrepancy (P)
na
na
-0.1
na
na
-0.2
Gross domestic product
0.6
2.7
0.6
0.5
2.7
0.5

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



MARCH QUARTER

Summary Comments

Mining
  • The trend estimate increased 1.1%. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 2.2%.

Wholesale Trade
  • The trend estimate increased 1.6%. The seasonally adjusted estimate was flat.

Construction
  • The trend estimate increased 0.8%. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 0.9%.

Transport
  • The trend estimate increased 1.1%. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 3.5%.

Manufacturing
  • The trend estimate rose 1.7% while the seasonally adjusted estimate rose 0.1%. In seasonally adjusted terms, the main driver of the rise was Food, beverage and tobacco products (up 5.7%). The main offset was a decrease in Machinery and equipment (-8.3%).

Financial and Insurance services
  • The trend estimate increased 1.7%, while the seasonally adjusted estimate rose 2.4%.