5206.0 - Australian National Accounts: National Income, Expenditure and Product, Jun 2016 Quality Declaration 
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MAIN FEATURES STATE FINAL DEMAND CHAIN VOLUME MEASURES

Seasonally adjusted
New South Wales
Victoria
Queensland
South Australia
Western Australia
Tasmania
Northern Territory
Australian Capital Territory
Australia(a)
% change
Mar 16 to
Jun 16
% change
Mar 16 to
Jun 16
% change
Mar 16 to
Jun 16
% change
Mar 16 to
Jun 16
% change
Mar 16 to
Jun 16
% change
Mar 16 to
Jun 16
% change
Mar 16 to
Jun 16
% change
Mar 16 to
Jun 16
% change
Mar 16 to
Jun 16

Final consumption expenditure
General government
1.4
3.1
0.5
1.5
1.4
1.3
0.1
4.3
1.9
Households
0.5
0.2
0.2
0.7
0.4
0.5
0.4
0.3
0.4
Gross fixed capital formation
Private
-1.3
-3.0
0.9
-5.2
-13.0
-2.0
5.9
5.8
-3.4
Public
7.0
30.6
6.8
18.2
34.2
17.7
7.4
10.3
15.5
State final demand
0.6
1.1
0.7
0.6
-2.5
1.1
2.4
3.8
0.6

(a) Australia estimates relate to Domestic final demand.



JUNE QUARTER

Summary Comments

New South Wales
  • New South Wales State final demand increased 0.6% in the June quarter following a 1.6% increase in the March quarter (revised up from a published 1.0%). Household final consumption expenditure and Public gross fixed capital formation were the largest contributors to growth, adding 0.3 percentage points each to State final demand. Household final consumption expenditure rose 0.5% due to strength in Hotels, cafes and restaurants, Health and Purchase of vehicles. Public gross fixed capital formation rose 7.0% driven by a rise in General government. Offsetting these movements was a fall in Private gross fixed capital formation which was due to a fall in Non-dwelling construction.

Victoria
  • Victoria State final demand increased 1.1% in the June quarter following a 0.3% increase in the March quarter (revised up from a published 0.1%). Public gross fixed capital formation was the main contributor to growth, driven by State and local general government. Government final consumption expenditure also contributed to the rise, increasing 3.1%. Total dwellings grew by 5.8% in the June quarter to be 14.5% stronger through the year.

Queensland
  • Queensland State final demand rose 0.7% in the June quarter following a 0.1% increase in the March quarter (revised up from a published 0.0%). Public gross fixed capital formation was the largest contributor to growth at 6.8% and added 0.3 percentage points to State final demand. This was driven by a 17.7% increase in State and local Public corporations. Private gross fixed capital formation rose 0.9% following several consecutive quarters of falls. The increase was driven by strength in Machinery and equipment and Total dwelling investment.

South Australia
  • South Australia State final demand rose 0.6% in the June quarter following a 0.3% increase in the March quarter (revised up from a published 0.0%). Public gross fixed capital formation was the largest contributor to growth at 18.2% and added 0.7 percentage points to State final demand, driven by General government. Household final consumption expenditure increased 0.7%, due to increased spending on Hotels, cafes and restaurants and Purchase of vehicles. Private gross fixed capital formation decreased with weakness in Machinery and equipment, Non-dwelling construction and Total dwellings.

Western Australia
  • Western Australia State final demand fell 2.5% in the June quarter following a 1.2% fall in the March quarter. Private gross fixed capital formation continues to be the largest detractor from growth with a fall of 13.0% driven by a fall in Non-dwelling construction. Public gross fixed capital formation rose 34.2% this quarter, driven by State and local general government. Household final consumption expenditure increased 0.4%, driven by Food and Health services. Government final consumption expenditure rose for the quarter with an increase of 1.4%.

Tasmania
  • Tasmania State final demand increased 1.1% in the June quarter following a 0.2% fall in the March quarter (revised down from a published 0.1%). Public gross fixed capital formation was the largest contributor to growth, rising 17.7% adding 0.7 percentage points to State final demand. This was driven by strength in both State and local General government and State and local Public corporations investment. Government and Household final consumption expenditure also increased, rising 1.3% and 0.5% respectively. Household final consumption expenditure was driven by Health and Furnishings and household equipment. Private gross fixed capital formation fell 2.0% due to a fall in Non-dwelling construction of 12.4%.

Northern Territory
  • Northern Territory State final demand increased 2.4% in the June quarter, following a 0.5% rise in the March quarter (revised up from a published fall of 0.3%). Private gross fixed capital formation was the largest contributor to growth rising 5.9%, adding 1.8 percentage points to State final demand. The increase was driven by a 5.8% rise in Non-dwelling construction. Public gross fixed capital formation increased 7.4%, driven by State and local Public corporations. Household final consumption expenditure rose 0.4%, driven by strength in Electricity, gas and other fuels.

Australian Capital Territory
  • Australian Capital Territory State final demand increased 3.8% in the June quarter, following a 1.7% increase in the March quarter (revised up from a published 1.3%). Government final consumption expenditure was the largest contributor to growth, rising 4.3%, adding 2.6 percentage points to State final demand. The rise was driven by a 4.6% increase in Commonwealth government final consumption expenditure. Public and Private gross fixed capital formation rose 10.3% and 5.8% respectively. The rise in Public gross fixed capital formation was driven by General government. The rise in Private gross fixed capital formation was due to strength in Machinery and equipment and Total dwelling investment, that was offset by a fall in Non-dwelling construction.