5206.0 - Australian National Accounts: National Income, Expenditure and Product, Dec 2019 Quality Declaration 
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Main features state final demand chain volume measures

Seasonally adjusted, % change from Sep 19 to Dec 19
NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT
Aust.(a)

Final consumption expenditure
1.4
0.2
1.4
1.7
-0.6
1.1
-1.2
-1.1
0.7
General government
0.2
0.5
0.6
0.1
0.5
0.7
0.1
0.5
0.4
Households
Gross fixed capital formation
Private
0.1
-1.3
-2.9
-1.6
-1.1
-8.7
1.3
5.4
-1.1
Public
1.3
-3.9
1.6
-6.0
-1.6
-8.2
7.8
8.7
-0.4
State final demand
0.5
-0.1
0.2
-0.2
-0.2
-1.0
0.3
0.8
0.1

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
(a) Australia estimates relate to Domestic final demand.


December quarter


State final demand, quarterly volume measures: seasonally adjusted
Diagram shows State final demand, Quarterly volume measures: Seasonally adjusted


New South Wales +0.5%

Total final consumption expenditure increased 0.5%, driven by a:
  • 1.4% increase in total government consumption with increased expenditure on supporting new transport infrastructure and education by state and local government
  • 0.2% increase in household consumption with modest growth in both discretionary and essential spending

Public gross fixed capital formation increased 1.3%, driven by a:
  • 1.5% rise in total general government
  • 0.7% rise in total public corporations

Private gross fixed capital formation also contributed to the rise, increasing 0.1%, driven by a:
  • 7.9% rise in total machinery and equipment
  • 10.6% rise in ownership transfer costs
  • 2.3% fall in dwelling investment and a 7.0% fall in non-dwelling construction partly offset the growth


Victoria -0.1%

Private gross fixed capital formation decreased 1.3%, driven by a:
  • 9.3% fall in total machinery and equipment
  • 5.4% fall in total non-dwelling construction reflecting slowed work on large scale road projects

Public gross fixed capital formation decreased 3.9%, driven by a:
  • 5.4% fall in state and local general government investment in road infrastructure
  • 10.0% decrease in commonwealth public non-financial corporations

Total final consumption expenditure partly offset investment decreases, driven by a:
  • 0.5% rise in household consumption with increased discretionary spending
  • 2.5% increase in national government consumption


Queensland +0.2%

Total final consumption expenditure increased 0.8%, driven by a:
  • 0.6% rise in household consumption expenditure in line with increased discretionary spending
  • 1.4% rise in government consumption expenditure driven by increased state and local support for health and education services

Public gross fixed capital formation increased 1.6%, driven by a:
  • 7.8% increase in state and local public non-financial corporations investment on transport projects
  • 1.8% increase in state and local general government investment on infrastructure

Private gross fixed capital formation decreased 2.9%, driven by a:
  • 10.1% fall in dwelling investment
  • 3.8% fall in purchases of machinery and equipment


South Australia -0.2%

Public gross fixed capital formation decreased 6.0%, driven by a:
  • 1.0% fall in commonwealth public non-financial corporations
  • fall in state and local public non-financial corporations which was impacted by the sale of second hand assets to the state and local general government

Private gross fixed capital formation decreased 1.6%, driven by a:
  • 12.2% fall in non-dwelling construction as projects neared completion

Total final consumption expenditure increased 0.5%, driven by a:
  • 3.0% rise in national government consumption
  • 0.1% rise in household consumption expenditure with an increase in essential spending partly offset by a decrease in discretionary spending


Western Australia -0.2%

Private gross fixed capital formation decreased 1.1%, driven by a:
  • 6.4% fall in dwelling investment, reflecting continued weakness with four consecutive falls
  • 1.0% fall in machinery and equipment, levels of investment remain elevated

Public gross fixed capital formation decreased 1.6%, driven by a:
  • 7.1% fall in state and local public non-financial corporations
  • 9.6% fall in commonwealth public non-financial corporations

Total final consumption expenditure increased 0.2%, driven by a:
  • 0.5% increase in household consumption with strengthened discretionary spending
  • 0.7% increase in national government consumption


Tasmania -1.0%

Private gross fixed capital formation decreased 8.7%, driven by a:
  • 18.6% fall in non-dwelling construction reflecting reduced work on renewable energy and accommodation projects
  • 6.9% fall in dwelling investment driven by a fall in alterations and additions

Public gross fixed capital formation decreased 8.2%, driven by a:
  • 5.3% fall in state and local public non-financial corporations
  • 10.1% fall in commonwealth public non-financial corporations

Total final consumption expenditure increased 0.8%, driven by a:
  • 0.7% rise in household consumption driven by increased discretionary and essential spending
  • 2.8% increase in national government consumption


Northern Territory +0.3%

Public gross fixed capital formation increased 7.8%, driven by a:
  • 9.1% rise in state and local general government with increased spending on infrastructure projects
  • 9.8% rise in national general government

Private gross fixed capital formation increased 1.3%, driven by a:
  • 13.9% rise intellectual property products with increased petroleum exploration
  • 2.1% rise in total machinery and equipment

Total final consumption expenditure decreased 0.5%, driven by a:
  • 2.3% fall in state and local general government


Australian Capital Territory +0.8%

Private gross fixed capital formation increased 5.4%, driven by a:
  • 62.1% rise in machinery and equipment with purchases of computer equipment
  • 8.1% rise in dwelling investment with strength in other residential dwellings

Public gross fixed capital formation increased 8.7%, driven by a:
  • 11.5% rise in national general government
  • 5.3% rise in state and local general government with continued investment in education and health infrastructure

Total final consumption expenditure decreased 0.4%, driven by a:
  • 1.5% decrease in national government consumption with reduced expenditure by the Commonwealth public service