RECENT AND UPCOMING RELEASES
AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL ACCOUNTS: FINANCIAL ACCOUNTS (cat. no. 5232.0)
The Australian National Accounts: Financial Accounts publication was last released on 20 December 2007. It provides quarterly estimates of the financial flows between sectors of the domestic economy and with the rest of the world. In addition, the publication provides estimates of the financial assets and liabilities owned by each sector and various sub-sectors at the end of each quarter. Other key estimates within the publication include the demand for credit by non-financial domestic sectors during the quarter, and their corresponding levels of credit outstanding. The next issue of the Financial Accounts publication will be released on 28 March 2008.
AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL ACCOUNTS: TOURISM SATELLITE ACCOUNT (cat.no.5249.0)
The Tourism Satellite Account (TSA) measures the contribution of Tourism to the Australian economy. The emphasis in the TSA is on the measurement of tourism consumption and the size of the tourism industry, including its contribution to gross domestic product (GDP). The data form an integrated set of statistics on tourism within the framework of the international standards, System of National Accounts 1993 (SNA93). The publication contains a description of tourism concepts, data sources and methods used to compile tourism estimates for the update year, as well as a glossary of definitions of tourism related national accounting terms. The 2006-07 issue of the Tourism Satellie Account publication is scheduled for release on 17 April 2008.