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

Trend
Seasonally adjusted
% change Sep 09 to Dec 09
% change Dec 08 to Dec 09
% points contributions to growth in GDP Sep 09 to Dec 09
% change Sep 09 to Dec 09
% change Dec 08 to Dec 09
% points contributions to growth in GDP Sep 09 to Dec 09

New South Wales
1.6
4.3
0.5
2.4
5.2
0.7
Victoria
1.8
4.1
0.4
3.0
4.0
0.7
Queensland
0.5
-1.3
0.1
1.3
-1.1
0.2
South Australia
1.2
4.1
0.1
0.6
5.0
-
Western Australia
1.4
3.4
0.2
2.6
3.3
0.3
Tasmania
0.7
-0.4
-
1.8
-0.3
-
Northern Territory
-0.4
-6.7
-
1.6
-6.3
-
Australian Capital Territory
2.5
6.9
0.1
3.0
7.8
0.1
Australia (DFD)(a)
1.4
2.8
1.4
2.0
3.3
2.0

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



DECEMBER QUARTER

Summary Comments

State Final Demand
  • In trend terms, growth in the December quarter was strongest for the Australian Capital Territory (up 2.5%), Victoria (up 1.8%), New South Wales (up 1.6) and Western Australia (up 1.4%). The Northern Territory (down 0.4%) was the weakest.

Household final consumption expenditure
  • In trend terms, growth across States ranged from 0.3% in Queensland and South Australia to 1.1% in New South Wales.

Government final consumption expenditure
  • In trend terms, there was growth across all States ranging from 0.8% in Tasmania to 2.0% in the Northern Territory.

Private gross fixed capital formation
  • In trend terms, the weakest growth was in the Northern Territory (down 7.2%), Queensland (down 1.2%) and Tasmania (down 0.6%). The strongest growth was in the Australian Capital Territory (up 7.1%), New South Wales (up 3.4%) and Victoria (up 2.4%).

Public gross fixed capital formation
  • In trend terms, growth was positive for all States ranging from 2.2% in New South Wales to 10.3% in Victoria.