Australian Bureau of Statistics
1345.4 - SA Stats, Aug 2009
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 25/08/2009
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HOUSEHOLD FINAL CONSUMPTION EXPENDITURE (HFCE)
In chain volume (trend) terms, South Australia's March quarter 2009 HFCE was $11,378m (7.4% of the national total of $153,634m). The value of HFCE for South Australia increased by 1.5% from the December quarter 2008 to the March quarter 2009. For Australia, HFCE increased by 0.4% from the December quarter 2008 to the March quarter 2009.
The largest increases in expenditure in South Australia for the March quarter 2009 were for Recreation and culture (up 5.6% from the December quarter 2008), Other goods and services (up 2.6% from the December quarter 2008), Cigarettes and tobacco (up 2.4% ) and Food (up 2.0%). Expenditure on Hotels, cafes and restaurants decreased by 0.8% over this period.
For Australia, the largest increase was for Electricity, gas and other fuel (up 1.0% from the December quarter 2008), followed by Recreation and culture (up 0.8% from the December quarter 2008), Food (up 0.7%), Clothing and footwear (up 0.7%), Health (0.7%), and Communication (up 0.7%). Expenditure on Purchase of vehicles decreased 2.4% from the December quarter 2008.
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This page last updated 29 September 2009