5206.0 - Australian National Accounts: National Income, Expenditure and Product, Mar 2012 Quality Declaration 
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MAIN FEATURES STATE FINAL DEMAND CHAIN VOLUME MEASURES

Trend
Seasonally adjusted
% change Dec 11 to Mar 12
% change Mar 11 to Mar 12
% points contributions to growth in GDP Dec 11 to Mar 12
% change Dec 11 to Mar 12
% change Mar 11 to Mar 12
% points contributions to growth in GDP Dec 11 to Mar 12

New South Wales
0.5
2.1
0.1
-0.3
1.9
-0.1
Victoria
0.6
1.9
0.1
1.8
2.7
0.4
Queensland
0.5
7.8
0.1
-0.8
7.5
-0.2
South Australia
0.5
0.7
-
1.7
2.3
0.1
Western Australia
3.1
13.6
0.4
7.8
14.5
1.0
Tasmania
-0.3
-0.2
-
-0.9
-0.8
-
Northern Territory
5.4
15.1
0.1
7.2
16.9
0.1
Australian Capital Territory
1.6
3.2
0.1
2.9
3.0
0.1
Australia (DFD)(a)
1.2
5.0
1.2
1.8
5.0
1.8

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



MARCH QUARTER

Summary Comments

State Final Demand
  • In trend terms, growth during the quarter was strongest for the Northern Territory (up 5.4%) and Western Australia (up 3.1%). Tasmania was the weakest, falling 0.3%.

Household final consumption expenditure
  • In trend terms, growth ranged from 0.6% in Tasmania to 1.7% in Western Australia.

Government final consumption expenditure
  • In trend terms, growth ranged from -0.1% in the Northern Territory to 0.7% in the Australian Capital Territory.

Private gross fixed capital formation
  • In trend terms, the strongest growth was recorded in the Northern Territory (up 21.4%) and Western Australia (up 5.4%). The weakest growth was in Tasmania (down 2.9%).

Public gross fixed capital formation
  • In trend terms, growth across States ranged from -3.1% in South Australia to 5.4% in the Australian Capital Territory.