Sources and methods - Annual
14.111 The table below outlines the data sources and methods used in the estimation of annual acquisitions less disposals of non-produced non-financial assets by sector in current prices only. Volume estimates are not calculated for acquisitions less disposals of non-produced non-financial assets.
|Estimates are sourced directly from Balance of Payments statistics.|
Estimates for General Government are sourced from the Government Finance Statistics. Data are derived from administrative sources such as the Commonwealth Department of Finance State government treasuries and the financial statements of public universities.
For local government, a joint ABS/Commonwealth Grants Commission annual return is collected from each local government authority.
Estimates for public non-financial corporations are sourced from Government Finance Statistics and compiled from annual financial statements and Auditors'-General Reports.
Estimates for Public Financial Corporation from 2011 and prior is compiled based on the Economic Activity Survey. Post 2011 estimates have been discontinued due to the level of significance.
|Household acquisitions less disposals of non-produced non-financial assets are derived by identifying known transactions between the general government sector and household sector using data from Government Finance Statistics.|
|Private non-financial corporations|
|Derived as the difference between the total acquisitions less disposals of non-produced non-financial assets for non-residents, general government, public non-financial corporations and households.|
|Private financial corporations|
|Not compiled due to the lack of data available.|