5206.0 - Australian National Accounts: National Income, Expenditure and Product, Mar 2020 Quality Declaration 
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Main features income at current prices


Seasonally adjusted

% Change
% Change
% points contribution to
Dec 19 to
Mar 19 to
growth in GDP
Mar 20
Mar 20
Dec 19 to Mar 20

Compensation of employees
0.5
4.2
0.3
Gross operating surplus
Private non-financial corporations
0.7
3.9
0.1
Other(a)
1.1
2.5
0.1
Gross mixed income
-0.6
-4.1
-
Taxes less subsidies on production and imports
1.5
4.1
0.1
Statistical discrepancy (I)
na
na
0.1
Gross domestic product
0.8
3.1
0.8

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
na not available
(a) Includes Public non-financial corporations Financial corporations General government and Dwellings owned by persons.


March quarter

Gross operating surplus (GOS) +0.9%

Private non-financial corporations GOS increased 0.7%, driven by a:
  • rise in Mining, reflecting strength in key commodity prices
  • rise in Retail Trade reflecting the increase in household purchases of food, household items and home office equipment

Other sectors GOS rose 1.1%, driven by a:
  • 1.5% rise in financial corporations
  • 2.0% rise in public non-financial corporations
  • 1.4% rise in general government

Compensation of employees (COE) +0.5%

Twelve of the nineteen industries recorded growth, driven by a:
  • 1.6% rise in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, due to increased demand for computer consultancy services
  • 1.7% rise in Public Administration and Safety, due to increased demand for front line services and bushfire recovery assistance
  • 0.9% rise in Health Care and Social Assistance as staffing levels were increased in preparedness for COVID-19

All states and territories recorded growth. The largest increases were:
  • 1.7% rise in the Australian Capital Territory
  • 0.7% rise in Queensland

State compensation of employees, current prices: seasonally adjusted
Graph shows state compensation of employees, quarterly and through the year movements for the March quarter.