6427.0 - Producer Price Indexes, Australia, Dec 2018 Quality Declaration 
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DECEMBER KEY FIGURES

Sep Qtr 18 to Dec Qtr 18
Dec Qtr 17 to Dec Qtr 18
STAGE OF PRODUCTION
% change
% change

Final demand (excl. exports)
0.5
2.0
Domestic
0.4
1.8
Imports
0.6
4.0
Intermediate demand
0.4
3.8
Domestic
0.4
3.4
Imports
0.7
7.1
Preliminary demand
0.4
4.3
Domestic
0.4
3.8
Imports
0.5
7.4

Stage of Production Final Demand
Graph: This graph shows the level of the Stage of Production Final Demand series.

Stage of Production Final Demand, Quarterly % change
Graph: This graph shows the quarterly movements for the Stage of Production, Final Demand series



DECEMBER KEY POINTS


FINAL DEMAND (EXCL. EXPORTS)
  • rose 0.5% in the December quarter 2018.
  • mainly due to rises in the prices received for Heavy and civil engineering construction (+1.0%), Building construction (+0.4%) and Accommodation (+3.8%).
  • partly offset by falls in the prices received for Petroleum refining and petroleum fuel manufacturing (-10.6%) and Bakery product manufacturing (-2.7%).
  • rose 2.0% through the year to the December quarter 2018.


INTERMEDIATE DEMAND
  • rose 0.4% in the December quarter 2018.
  • mainly due to rises in the prices received for Textile, leather, clothing and footwear manufacturing (+1.6%), Other agriculture (+4.9%) and Meat and meat product manufacturing (+2.3%).
  • partly offset by falls in the prices received for Petroleum refining and petroleum fuel manufacturing (-2.0%), Basic non-ferrous metal manufacturing (-3.2%) and Oil and gas extraction (-1.7%).
  • rose 3.8% through the year to the December quarter 2018.


PRELIMINARY DEMAND
  • rose 0.4% in the December quarter 2018.
  • mainly due to rises in the prices received for Textile, leather, clothing and footwear manufacturing (+1.6%), Other agriculture (+4.3%) and Other transport equipment manufacturing (+4.0%).
  • partly offset by falls in the prices received for Petroleum refining and petroleum fuel manufacturing (-3.4%) and Sheep, beef cattle and grain farming; and dairy cattle farming (-1.4%) and Oil and gas extraction (-1.3%).
  • rose 4.3% through the year to the December quarter 2018.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE (QUARTER) Release Date
March 2019 26 April 2019
June 2019 2 August 2019
September 2019 1 November 2019
December 2019 31 January 2020



ROUNDING

Any discrepancies between totals and sums of components are due to rounding.


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