5206.0 - Australian National Accounts: National Income, Expenditure and Product, Dec 2018 Quality Declaration 
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DECEMBER KEY FIGURES

Sep Qtr 2018 to Dec Qtr 2018
Dec Qtr 2017 to Dec Qtr 2018
% change
% change

GDP (Chain volume measure)
Trend
0.3
2.3
Seasonally adjusted
0.2
2.3
Final consumption expenditure (Chain volume measure)
Trend
0.7
3.0
Seasonally adjusted
0.8
2.9
Gross fixed capital formation (Chain volume measure)
Trend
-0.2
1.0
Seasonally adjusted
-1.0
1.2
GDP chain price index
Original
1.4
3.6
Terms of trade
Seasonally adjusted
3.1
6.0
Real net national disposable income
Trend
0.5
3.0
Seasonally adjusted
1.2
3.7



GDP growth rates, Volume measures, quarterly change
Diagram shows GDP growth rates, Volume measures, quarterly change

Contribution to GDP growth, Seasonally adjusted
Diagram shows Contribution to GDP growth, Seasonally adjusted



DECEMBER KEY POINTS


GDP SUMMARY
  • The Australian economy grew by 0.2% in seasonally adjusted chain volume terms in the December quarter.
  • Government final consumption expenditure increased 1.8% during the quarter contributing 0.3 percentage points to GDP growth.
  • Compensation of employees increased by 0.9%.
  • Net exports detracted 0.2 percentage points from GDP growth driven by a decline in exports.
  • The terms of trade rose 3.1%.


NOTES


FORTHCOMING ISSUES

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March 2019 5 June 2019
June 2019 4 September 2019
September 2019 4 December 2019
December 2019 4 March 2020


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