5206.0 - Australian National Accounts: National Income, Expenditure and Product, Dec 2011 Quality Declaration 
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MAIN FEATURES STATE FINAL DEMAND CHAIN VOLUME MEASURES

Trend
Seasonally adjusted
% change Sep 11 to Dec 11
% change Dec 10 to Dec 11
% points contributions to growth in GDP Sep 11 to Dec 11
% change Sep 11 to Dec 11
% change Dec 10 to Dec 11
% points contributions to growth in GDP Sep 11 to Dec 11

New South Wales
0.6
1.8
0.2
0.8
2.0
0.2
Victoria
-
1.6
-
-0.5
1.6
-0.1
Queensland
2.6
10.7
0.5
1.2
10.0
0.3
South Australia
-0.3
-0.3
-
0.2
-0.6
-
Western Australia
2.2
12.9
0.3
-2.4
11.1
-0.3
Tasmania
-
-0.1
-
-0.9
-0.7
-
Northern Territory
2.8
4.9
-
5.9
6.0
0.1
Australian Capital Territory
0.3
1.0
-
1.5
2.6
-
Australia (DFD)(a)
1.0
4.6
1.0
0.2
4.4
0.2

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



DECEMBER QUARTER

Summary Comments

State Final Demand
  • In trend terms, growth during the quarter was strongest for the Northern Territory (up 2.8%) and Queensland (up 2.6%). South Australia was the weakest falling 0.3%.

Household final consumption expenditure
  • In trend terms, growth ranged from 0.2% in the Australian Capital Territory to 1.2% in Western Australia.

Government final consumption expenditure
  • In trend terms, growth ranged from -0.5% in Queensland to 1.3% in Western Australia.

Private gross fixed capital formation
  • In trend terms, the weakest growth was recorded in Victoria (down 1.0%). The strongest growth was recorded in the Northern Territory (up 13.9%) and Queensland (up 7.6%).

Public gross fixed capital formation
  • In trend terms, growth across States ranged from -8.1% in South Australia to 2.5% in the Australian Capital Territory.