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5625.0 - Private New Capital Expenditure and Expected Expenditure, Australia, Dec 2013 Quality Declaration 
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 27/02/2014   
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DECEMBER KEY FIGURES

Dec Qtr 13
Sep Qtr 13 to Dec Qtr 13
Dec Qtr 12 to Dec Qtr 13
$m
% change
% change

Trend estimates(a)
Total new capital expenditure
39 126
-0.7
-2.7
Buildings and structures
26 594
1.1
3.2
Equipment, plant and machinery
12 506
-4.6
-13.3
Seasonally adjusted(a)
Total new capital expenditure
38 291
-5.2
-5.7
Buildings and structures
26 098
-3.5
0.3
Equipment, plant and machinery
12 192
-8.6
-16.3

(a) In volume terms

New Capital Expenditure, in Volume terms
Graph: Total asset, total industry



DECEMBER KEY POINTS


ACTUAL EXPENDITURE (VOLUME TERMS)
  • The trend volume estimate for total new capital expenditure fell 0.7% in the December quarter 2013 while the seasonally adjusted estimate fell 5.2%.
  • The trend volume estimate for buildings and structures rose 1.1% in the December quarter 2013 while the seasonally adjusted estimate fell 3.5%.
  • The trend volume estimate for equipment, plant and machinery fell 4.6% in the December quarter 2013 while the seasonally adjusted estimate fell 8.6%.


EXPECTED EXPENDITURE (CURRENT PRICE TERMS)
  • This issue includes the fifth estimate (Estimate 5) for 2013-14 and the first estimate (Estimate 1) for 2014-15.
  • Estimate 5 for 2013-14 is $167,066m. This is 0.5% higher than Estimate 5 for 2012-13. Estimate 5 is 0.8% higher than Estimate 4 for 2013-14.
  • Estimate 1 for 2014-15 is $124,880m. This is 17.4% lower than Estimate 1 for 2013-14.
  • See pages 7 to 10 for further commentary on expectations data.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE (QUARTER) Release Date
March 2014 29 May 2014
June 2014 28 August 2014
September 2014 27 November 2014
December 2014 26 February 2015



CHANGES TO THIS ISSUE
  • As happens each December quarter, the Survey of Private New Capital Expenditure and Expected Expenditure produces expected capital expenditure data by state. These data are available from the Downloads tab of this issue on the ABS website.


INQUIRIES

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