5206.0 - Australian National Accounts: National Income, Expenditure and Product, Mar 2013 Quality Declaration 
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MAIN FEATURES PRODUCTION CHAIN VOLUME MEASURES

Trend
Seasonally adjusted
% change Dec 12 to Mar 13
% change Mar 12 to Mar 13
% points contributions to growth in GDP Dec 12 to Mar 13
% change Dec 12 to Mar 13
% change Mar 12 to Mar 13
% points contributions to growth in GDP Dec 12 to Mar 13

Agriculture, forestry and fishing
-0.8
-8.3
-
2.6
-5.9
0.1
Mining
1.3
8.1
0.1
1.5
8.1
0.1
Manufacturing
0.4
0.4
-
-0.8
-0.7
-0.1
Electricity, gas, water and waste services
-0.7
-1.0
-
-1.0
-1.5
-
Construction
-0.7
0.2
-
-2.1
-0.3
-0.2
Wholesale trade
-0.6
3.2
-
-1.9
2.9
-0.1
Retail trade
1.0
3.3
-
2.1
4.0
0.1
Accommodation and food services
-0.3
0.3
-
-0.3
0.5
-
Transport, postal and warehousing
0.5
3.2
-
2.4
4.6
0.1
Information media and telecommunications
-0.8
-3.5
-
-
-3.3
-
Financial and insurance services
1.8
5.9
0.2
2.2
6.1
0.2
Rental, hiring and real estate services
1.0
3.3
-
2.3
4.1
-
Professional, scientific and technical services
0.7
2.9
-
1.2
3.4
0.1
Administrative and support services
0.4
3.9
-
0.3
3.2
-
Public administration and safety
1.7
1.7
0.1
2.8
1.5
0.1
Education and training
0.5
2.3
-
0.6
2.4
-
Health care and social assistance
1.2
6.4
0.1
0.8
6.4
-
Arts and recreation services
0.4
0.6
-
-2.0
0.4
-
Other services
-1.0
-8.2
-
0.2
-9.4
-
Ownership of dwellings
0.6
2.6
-
0.6
2.6
-
Taxes less subsidies on products
0.2
1.5
-
0.7
1.5
-
Statistical discrepancy (P)
na
na
-
na
na
-0.2
Gross domestic product
0.6
2.6
0.6
0.6
2.5
0.6

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



MARCH QUARTER

Summary Comments

Agriculture, forestry and fishing
  • The trend estimate fell 0.8%. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 2.6% driven by the rise in the Agriculture subdivision (up 3.0%).

Mining
  • The trend estimate rose 1.3%. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 1.5% driven by growth in Iron ore mining (up 4.9%), Other mining (up 3.9%) and Coal mining (up 2.9%).

Manufacturing
  • The trend estimate rose 0.4%. The seasonally adjusted estimate fell 0.8% driven by falls in Machinery and equipment (down 3.1%) and Food, beverage and tobacco products (down 2.1%).

Construction
  • The trend estimate fell 0.7%. The seasonally adjusted estimate fell 2.1% mainly driven by falls in Heavy and civil engineering construction.

Transport, postal and warehousing
  • The trend estimate rose 0.5%. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 2.4% driven by growth in Road transport (up 6.4%).

Financial and insurance services
  • The trend estimate rose 1.8%. The seasonally adjusted estimate (up 2.2%) rose for the eleventh quarter in a row.