5206.0 - Australian National Accounts: National Income, Expenditure and Product, Mar 2013 Quality Declaration 
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MAIN FEATURES STATE FINAL DEMAND 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

New South Wales
0.3
1.9
0.1
0.4
2.1
0.1
Victoria
-0.2
-0.7
-
0.8
-0.7
0.2
Queensland
0.2
2.3
-
0.6
3.5
0.1
South Australia
-0.9
-2.6
-0.1
-0.3
-2.5
-
Western Australia
-1.5
3.1
-0.2
-3.9
-
-0.6
Tasmania
-1.0
-4.9
-
-1.1
-4.9
-
Northern Territory
-1.0
15.6
-
-10.2
12.2
-0.2
Australian Capital Territory
-
0.5
-
1.2
0.8
-
Australia (DFD)(a)
-0.1
1.4
-0.1
-0.3
1.1
-0.3

- 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 New South Wales (up 0.3%) and Queensland (up 0.2%). Western Australia was the weakest, falling 1.5%.

Household final consumption expenditure
  • In trend terms, growth ranged from –0.4% in Tasmania to 1.0% in the Northern Territory.

Government final consumption expenditure
  • In trend terms, growth was negative in all states and territories. The weakest being the Northern Territory and the Australian Capital Territory, which both recorded falls of 0.6%. In trend terms growth in New South Wales and Victoria was flat.

Private gross fixed capital formation
  • In trend terms, the strongest growth was recorded in Queensland and the Australian Capital Territory (up 1.0%). The weakest growth was in Tasmania (down 4.0%).

Public gross fixed capital formation
  • In trend terms, growth across the States ranged from –14.1% in South Australia to 9.0% in New South Wales.