5206.0 - Australian National Accounts: National Income, Expenditure and Product, Mar 2018 Quality Declaration 
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MARCH KEY FIGURES

Dec Qtr 2017 to Mar Qtr 2018
Mar Qtr 2017 to Mar Qtr 2018
% change
% change

GDP (Chain volume measure)
Trend
0.7
2.8
Seasonally adjusted
1.0
3.1
Final consumption expenditure (Chain volume measure)
Trend
0.8
3.4
Seasonally adjusted
0.6
3.5
Gross fixed capital formation (Chain volume measure)
Trend
0.2
2.9
Seasonally adjusted
0.5
2.5
GDP chain price index
Original
1.1
0.4
Terms of trade
Seasonally adjusted
3.3
-2.6
Real net national disposable income
Trend
1.1
2.6
Seasonally adjusted
1.9
2.5

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



MARCH KEY POINTS


GDP SUMMARY
  • The Australian economy grew by 1.0% in seasonally adjusted chain volume terms in the March quarter.
  • Exports of goods and services contributed 0.5 percentage points to GDP growth.
  • Compensation of employees increased 1.2%.
  • Gross operating surplus increased 4.0%.
  • The Terms of trade rose 3.3%.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

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