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Australian System of National Accounts: Concepts, Sources and Methods
Reference period
2020-21 financial year

14.125     The tables below outline the data sources and methods used in the estimation of annual capital transfers in current prices only. Volume estimates are not calculated for capital transfers.

Table 14.9 Annual capital — Capital transfers between resident institutional sectors
ItemComment
Capital transfers from general government to other sectors
 Estimates of capital transfers between general government and the other institutional sectors are sourced from the Government Finance Statistics. Data are derived from administrative sources such as the Commonwealth Department of Finance State government treasuries, quarterly surveys of local government authorities, public non-financial corporations and public universities.
Capital transfers from other sectors to general government
 Estimates of capital transfers between general government and the other institutional sectors are sourced from the Government Finance Statistics. Data are derived from administrative sources such as the Commonwealth Department of Finance, State government treasuries, quarterly surveys of local government authorities and public non-financial corporations.
Table 14.10 Annual capital — Capital transfers to and from non-residents
ItemComment
Capital transfers to non-residents
 

Capital transfers to non-residents are sourced directly from Balance of Payments statistics.

A more detailed description of the sources and methods used to compile these estimates is provided in the ABS publication, Balance of Payments and International Investment Position, Australia: Concepts, Sources and Methods.

Capital transfers from non-residents
 This is not applicable for Australia.