RECENT AND UPCOMING RELEASES
AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL ACCOUNTS: FINANCIAL ACCOUNTS
(cat. no. 5232.0)
The March quarter 2009 issue of Australian National Accounts: Financial Accounts publication was released on 26 June 2009. It provides quarterly estimates of the financial flows between sectors of the domestic economy and with the rest of the world. In addition, the publication provides estimates of the financial assets and liabilities owned by each sector and various sub-sectors at the end of each quarter. Other key estimates within the publication include the demand for credit by non-financial domestic sectors during the quarter, and their corresponding levels of credit outstanding. The June quarter 2009 issue of this product will be released on 25 September 2009. The September quarter 2009 issue, incorporating revised standards, will be released on 24 December 2009.
AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL ACCOUNTS: STATE ACCOUNTS
(cat. no. 5220.0)
The 2007-08 issue of the Australian National Accounts: State Accounts, was released on 14 November 2008. It provides detailed, annual estimates of gross state product (GSP) for all states and territories. These are estimated using the expenditure, income and production approaches. Also published are estimates of household and agricultural incomes. The 2008-09 issue, incorporating revised standards, will be released on 11 December 2009 - please refer to Information paper: Product changes to State Accounts following revisions to international standards (5220.0.55.004).
AUSTRALIAN SYSTEM OF NATIONAL ACCOUNTS (cat. no. 5204.0)
The 2007-08 issue of the Australian System of National Accounts, was released on 31 October 2008. It provides detailed, annual estimates of Australia's National Accounts. These include expenditure, income and production estimates of gross domestic product (GDP), productivity estimates, sectoral accounts (for households, financial and non-financial corporations, general government and the rest of the world), and additional aggregates dissected by industry. The 2008-09 issue, incorporating revised standards, will be released on 8 December 2009 - please refer to Information paper: Product changes to Australian System of National Accounts following revisions to international standards (5204.0.55.005).
SPOTLIGHT ON NATIONAL ACCOUNTS: MEASURING STATE ECONOMIC ACTIVITY (cat. no. 5202.0)
The 2009 issue of the Spotlight on National Accounts was released on 21 August 2009 and its focus was the measurement of state economic activity, particularly State Final Demand (SFD) and Gross State Product (GSP). It provided a brief explanation of the methods available for measuring state economic activity, the conceptual differences between the methods and how they are used.
INFORMATION PAPER: IMPLEMENTATION OF REVISED INTERNATIONAL STATISTICAL STANDARDS IN ABS NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL ACCOUNTS (cat. no. 5310.0.55.002)
This information paper will be released 30 September 2009 and will describe the key changes from revised standards 'System of National Accounts, 2008' and 'Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual, sixth edition', and describes the impact on selected key aggregates of the accounts. It also describes the issues which the ABS will either not comply with or will not be implementing in order to portray an accurate picture of the Australian economy. A range of new or revised compilation models are discussed in detail.