This information paper describes changes being introduced to the 2010-11 issue of 'Australian System of National Accounts' (cat. no. 5204.0) to be released on Friday 28th October 2011.
The compilation of the annual National Accounts in 2011 is a full historical revision cycle, where the benchmarks are revised through the time series for the purposes of putting through revisions from source data such as Australian Industry data, incorporation of source data such as such as Household Expenditure Survey 2003-04 and 2009-10, Retail Industry Survey 2005-06 and improvements to compilation.
In addition, this paper will describe methodological changes to productivity data and impacts.