DATA VALUES AND ROUNDING
ABOUT THIS PUBLICATION
Australian National Accounts: State Accounts 2008-09 (Cat. no. 5220.0) will be re-issued on Tuesday December 22 to correct errors in the original release. The most significant change will be a revision to chain volume estimates of imports into the Northern Territory, resulting in a revision to the growth of Gross State Product for the Northern Territory in 2008-09.
Changes will also be made to a number of other tables as incorrect series were being shown in some rows. These changes are presentational and do not change key aggregates.This release of the Australian National Accounts State Accounts has been re-issued to correct errors. The most significant change is the revision of chain volume estimates of imports into the Northern Territory, resulting in a significant revision to the growth of Gross State Product for the Northern Territory in 2008-09.
Changes have been made to a number of other tables as incorrect series were being shown in some rows. These changes are presentational and do not change key aggregates.
This publication contains state and territory estimates of gross domestic product (referred to as gross state product (GSP)) and its components, in current price and volume terms, for the years 2000-01 to 2008-09.
CHANGES IN THIS ISSUE
There are a number of significant changes in this issue. This is the first release to move to the new international standards System of National Accounts 2008 (SNA08) and Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual, Sixth Edition (BPM6), and to the new industry classification Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification, 2006 (ANZSIC06) and Standard Economic Sector Classification of Australia, 2008 (SESCA08). These changes result in revisions to the entire national accounts time-series.
To inform users of these changes, a number of information papers have been released in the lead up to this issue:
All values, unless otherwise indicated, are shown in Australian dollars rounded to the nearest million.
Where figures have been rounded, discrepancies may occur between the sums of the component items and totals.
The 2009-10 issue of this publication is expected to be released in November 2010.
For further information about these and related statistics, contact the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 or David Blair on Canberra (02) 6252 5892.