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5206.0 - Australian National Accounts: National Income, Expenditure and Product, Sep 2014 Quality Declaration 
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MEDIA RELEASE
170/2014
3 December 2014
Embargo: 11.30 am (Canberra time)
Australian economy grows 0.3 per cent

Latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) figures show that GDP, in seasonally adjusted chain volume terms, grew 0.3 per cent in the September quarter 2014.

Net exports contributed 0.8 percentage points to GDP growth. Household final consumption expenditure contributed 0.3 percentage points to GDP growth and Government final consumption expenditure contributed 0.1 percentage points to GDP growth. This was offset by a -0.7 percentage point contribution to GDP growth from total Gross fixed capital formation and a -0.1 percentage point contribution from Changes in inventories.

The September quarter saw the Terms of trade decrease 3.5 per cent in seasonally adjusted terms.

Further details can be found in Australian National Accounts: National Income, Expenditure and Product, (cat no. 5206.0)

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