5206.0 - Australian National Accounts: National Income, Expenditure and Product, Mar 2010 Quality Declaration 
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MAIN FEATURES STATE FINAL DEMAND 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

New South Wales
1.4
5.2
0.4
0.6
4.7
0.2
Victoria
1.2
5.3
0.3
0.4
6.4
0.1
Queensland
0.2
-
-
-0.5
0.3
-0.1
South Australia
1.1
5.2
0.1
1.3
5.2
0.1
Western Australia
0.9
4.6
0.1
-0.5
6.1
-0.1
Tasmania
0.8
2.0
-
0.6
3.1
-
Northern Territory
1.1
-3.1
-
2.5
-2.3
-
Australian Capital Territory
1.2
8.1
-
-0.4
8.0
-
Australia (DFD)(a)
1.2
4.3
1.2
0.6
4.4
0.6

- 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 strongest for New South Wales (up 1.4%), Victoria (up 1.2%) and the Australian Capital Territory (up 1.2%). Queensland (up 0.2%) was the weakest.

Household final consumption expenditure
  • In trend terms, growth across States ranged from -0.1% in the Northern Territory to 1.5% in Western Australia.

Government final consumption expenditure
  • In trend terms, there was growth across all States, ranging from 0.9% in Queensland and Tasmania to 2.0% in the Northern Territory.

Private gross fixed capital formation
  • In trend terms, growth was down in most States. The weakest growth was recorded in the Northern Territory (down 3.6%) and the Australian Capital Territory (down 2.6%). Positive growth was in Victoria (up 1.7%) and New South Wales (up 1.1%).

Public gross fixed capital formation
  • In trend terms, growth was positive for all States ranging from 2.9% in the Australian Capital Territory to 15.1% in the Northern Territory.