5204.0 - Australian System of National Accounts, 2005-06  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 01/11/2006   
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Valuing Land and Dwellings owned by Households

The ABS has revised the published estimates of the value of land. This article describes the alternative approaches to estimating the value of land, notes problems with the source data used to date by ABS, and gives reasons for adopting the RBA-based estimates for residential land.

Household Sector Balance Sheet - A National Accounts' Perspective

The Australian National Accounts (ANA) provide a complete and integrated set of macroeconomic accounts of the Australian economy based on consistent concepts, definitions, classifications and accounting rules. This article summarises the data published for the household sector by the ABS in the financial accounts, and the national accounts more generally, and derives some analytical measures by combining data from the household balance sheet with income and interest measures and counts of households. It seeks to provide summary data and to highlight the structural changes that have occurred in the household sector balance sheet over this time.

Index of Feature Articles

This is a list of all articles released by National Accounts.