5206.0 - Australian National Accounts: National Income, Expenditure and Product, Dec 2017 Quality Declaration 
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DECEMBER KEY FIGURES

Sep Qtr 2017 to Dec Qtr 2017
Dec Qtr 2016 to Dec Qtr 2017
% change
% change

GDP (Chain volume measure)
Trend
0.6
2.6
Seasonally adjusted
0.4
2.4
Final consumption expenditure (Chain volume measure)
Trend
0.8
3.1
Seasonally adjusted
1.1
3.3
Gross fixed capital formation (Chain volume measure)
Trend
0.5
4.3
Seasonally adjusted
-1.2
2.5
GDP chain price index
Original
0.8
1.1
Terms of trade
Seasonally adjusted
0.1
-1.0
Real net national disposable income
Trend
0.1
2.0
Seasonally adjusted
-
1.5

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)

GDP growth rates, Volume measures, quarterly change
Graph: Graph GDP growth rates, Volume measures, quarterly change

Contribution to GDP growth, Seasonally adjusted
Graph: Graph Contribution to GDP growth, Seasonally adjusted




DECEMBER KEY POINTS


GDP SUMMARY
  • The Australian economy grew by 0.4% in seasonally adjusted chain volume terms in the December quarter.
  • Household final consumption expenditure increased 1.0% for the quarter.
  • Compensation of employees increased 1.1%.
  • Exports of goods and services detracted 0.4 percentage points from GDP growth.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE (QUARTER) Release Date
March 2018 6 June 2018
June 2018 5 September 2018
September 2018 5 December 2018
December 2018 6 March 2019



REVISIONS IN THIS ISSUE

There are revisions in this issue due to the incorporation of more up-to-date data and concurrent seasonal adjustment.


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