5625.0 - Private New Capital Expenditure and Expected Expenditure, Australia, Mar 2017 Quality Declaration 
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ACTUAL NEW CAPITAL EXPENDITURE IN VOLUME TERMS


TOTAL CAPITAL EXPENDITURE

The trend estimate for total new capital expenditure fell 0.6% in the March quarter 2017. By asset type, the trend estimate for buildings and structures fell 0.2% and equipment, plant and machinery fell 1.0%. The seasonally adjusted estimate for total new capital expenditure rose 0.3% in the March quarter 2017.

Graph: Actual New Capital Expenditure - Total


BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES

The trend estimate for buildings and structures fell 0.2% in the March quarter 2017. Buildings and structures for Mining fell 2.5%, Other Selected Industries rose 1.5% and Manufacturing rose 10.6%. The seasonally adjusted estimate for buildings and structures rose 0.7% in the March quarter 2017. Mining rose 0.6%, Other Selected Industries fell 1.1% and Manufacturing rose 24.6% in seasonally adjusted terms.

Graph: Actual New Capital Expenditure - Buildings & Structures


EQUIPMENT, PLANT AND MACHINERY

The trend estimate for equipment, plant and machinery fell 1.0% in the March quarter 2017. Equipment, plant and machinery for Mining rose 2.0%, Manufacturing fell 0.2% and Other Selected Industries fell 1.4%. The seasonally adjusted estimate for equipment, plant and machinery fell 0.1% in the March quarter 2017. Mining fell 1.3%, Manufacturing rose 0.4%, and Other Selected Industries fell 0.02% in seasonally adjusted terms.

Graph: Actual New Capital Expenditure - Equipment, Plant & Machinery


MINING

The trend estimate for Mining fell 2.1% in the March quarter 2017. Buildings and structures fell 2.5% and equipment, plant and machinery rose 2.0%. The seasonally adjusted estimate for Mining rose 0.4%. Buildings and structures rose 0.6% and equipment, plant and machinery fell 1.3% in seasonally adjusted terms.

Graph: Actual New Capital Expenditure - Mining


MANUFACTURING

The trend estimate for Manufacturing rose 2.5% in the March quarter 2017. Equipment, plant and machinery fell 0.2% and buildings and structures rose 10.6%. The seasonally adjusted estimate for Manufacturing rose 6.6% in the March quarter 2017. Buildings and structures rose 24.6% and equipment, plant and machinery rose 0.4% in seasonally adjusted terms.

Graph: Actual New Capital Expenditure - Manufacturing


OTHER SELECTED INDUSTRIES

The trend estimate for Other Selected industries fell 0.1% in the March quarter 2017. Buildings and structures rose 1.5% and equipment, plant and machinery fell 1.4%. The seasonally adjusted estimate for Other Selected Industries fell 0.5% in the March quarter 2017. Buildings and structures fell 1.1% and equipment, plant and machinery fell 0.02% in seasonally adjusted terms.

Graph: Actual New Capital Expenditure - Other Selected Industries