5206.0 - Australian National Accounts: National Income, Expenditure and Product, Dec 2013 Quality Declaration 
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MAIN FEATURES PRODUCTION CHAIN VOLUME MEASURES

Trend
Seasonally adjusted
% change Sep 13 to Dec 13
% change Dec 12 to Dec 13
% points contributions to growth in GDP Sep 13 to Dec 13
% change
Sep 13 to Dec 13
% change Dec 12 to Dec 13
% points contributions to growth in GDP Sep 13 to Dec 13

Agriculture, forestry and fishing
0.3
8.3
-
0.6
10.2
-
Mining
1.4
6.6
0.1
1.2
6.9
0.1
Manufacturing
0.3
-1.1
-
1.5
-1.2
0.1
Electricity, gas, water and waste services
-0.3
-3.2
-
0.8
-2.7
-
Construction
1.1
2.1
0.1
0.8
1.3
0.1
Wholesale trade
-0.8
-2.8
-
0.3
-2.7
-
Retail trade
0.3
1.7
-
0.5
2.2
-
Accommodation and food services
-0.8
-2.6
-
-0.9
-2.4
-
Transport, postal and warehousing
0.2
0.7
-
-0.2
1.0
-
Information media and telecommunications
-0.2
-0.1
-
-0.6
-
-
Financial and insurance services
1.3
5.9
0.1
0.8
5.4
0.1
Rental, hiring and real estate services
1.5
4.4
-
4.2
6.6
0.1
Professional, scientific and technical services
-0.4
-0.4
-
-0.8
-0.9
-
Administrative and support services
0.3
2.6
-
-0.1
2.4
-
Public administration and safety
0.8
5.6
-
0.8
5.4
-
Education and training
0.5
2.1
-
0.5
2.2
-
Health care and social assistance
1.0
4.9
0.1
1.0
4.7
0.1
Arts and recreation services
0.8
5.0
-
-1.9
2.5
-
Other services
0.8
4.9
-
-2.6
2.6
-
Ownership of dwellings
0.6
2.6
-
0.6
2.6
-
Taxes less subsidies on products
0.1
-0.5
-
0.9
0.7
0.1
Statistical discrepancy (P)
na
na
0.1
na
na
0.2
Gross domestic product
0.7
2.7
0.7
0.8
2.8
0.8

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
na not available



DECEMBER QUARTER

Summary Comments

Agriculture, forestry and fishing
  • The trend estimate rose 0.3%. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 0.6% driven by a rise in the Agriculture subdivision (0.8%).

Mining
  • The trend estimate rose 1.4%. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 1.2% driven by growth in Iron ore mining (2.7%).

Manufacturing
  • The trend estimate rose 0.3%. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 1.5% mainly driven by rises in Food, beverage and tobacco products (4.6%) and Non-metallic mineral products (5.1%).

Electricity, gas, water and waste services
  • The trend estimate fell 0.3%. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 0.8% after five quarters of consecutive falls. This growth was driven by the gas industry.

Financial and insurance services
  • The trend estimate rose 1.3%. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 0.8% for the sixth quarter in a row. Financial services drove growth in the December quarter. Insurance services grew fastest in the division but had a smaller contribution to the division's growth.

Rental, hiring and real estate services
  • The trend estimate rose 1.5%. The seasonally adjusted estimate rose 4.2% this quarter, driven by strength in Property operators and real estate services.