Recent Developments in State Level Economic Activity and Inflation – April 2008 List of tables

Table 1: State Final Demand

Table 2: Annual CPI Inflation

Table A1: Relative Size of States

Table A2: State GSP Growth

Table A3: Industry Share of State Output

Table 1: State Final Demand
Year-ended percentage change
2007 1991–2007
average
NSW 4.5 3.4
Victoria 5.2 4.3
Queensland 7.2 5.4
South Australia 2.7 3.3
Western Australia 9.7 5.4
Tasmania 7.7 3.4

Source: ABS

Table 2: Annual CPI Inflation*
March quarter 1993 to 2008
Sydney 2.5
Melbourne 2.4
Brisbane 2.6
Adelaide 2.5
Perth 2.7
Hobart 2.4
Darwin 2.3
Canberra 2.4
All capital cities 2.5

* Excludes GST, where GST adjustment is assumed equal across all capital cities

Sources: ABS; RBA

Table A1: Relative Size of States
2006/2007; per cent
NSW Vic QLD WA SA Tas
Output share 32.2 24.3 18.8 12.8 6.6 1.9
Population share 32.8 24.8 19.9 10.0 7.5 2.3
Employment share 32.1 24.7 20.4 10.6 7.2 2.2
Exports share* 24.2 15.7 21.8 29.1 4.9 1.7
* Includes goods and services exports
Table A2: State GSP Growth
Annualised rate; chain-volumes; per cent
NSW Vic QLD WA SA Tas Aus
Since 1970/71 2.9 2.9 4.7 4.5 3.1 2.3 3.2
During current expansion 3.2 3.5 4.8 4.7 2.8 2.7 3.7
1991/92 to 2002/03 3.7 3.7 4.8 4.4 3.1 2.5 3.9
2002/03 to 2006/07 1.9 3.0 4.9 5.4 2.2 3.2 3.3
2006/07 1.8 2.7 4.9 6.3 0.8 2.1 3.2
Table A3: Industry Share of State Output
Per cent; 2006/07
NSW Vic QLD WA SA Tas Aus
Agriculture 1.3 2.3 2.8 2.1 3.4 5.4 2.1
Goods production 20.3 23.0 27.6 45.5 26.0 26.3 26.1
Mining 2.3 2.0 7.9 28.6 3.9 2.7 7.0
Manufacturing 10.0 12.5 9.3 7.3 13.2 13.8 10.2
Utilities 1.9 2.4 1.9 2.4 2.8 4.6 2.2
Construction 6.2 6.1 8.5 7.3 6.2 5.3 6.7
Goods distribution 14.6 15.5 17.2 13.3 14.2 15.0 14.9
Wholesale trade 4.9 5.5 4.6 3.5 4.0 3.5 4.6
Retail trade 5.5 5.5 7.0 4.7 5.9 6.7 5.7
Transport & storage 4.2 4.5 5.6 5.1 4.3 4.8 4.6
Business services 27.1 24.3 16.8 14.4 17.9 13.7 21.6
Communications 2.6 3.2 2.3 1.9 2.3 2.2 2.5
Finance & insurance 10.2 8.0 5.2 3.5 6.2 5.7 7.3
Property & business services 14.3 13.1 9.3 9.1 9.4 5.8 11.8
Household services 15.5 15.5 16.0 11.4 17.9 19.9 15.4
Accommodation, cafes & restaurants 2.3 1.6 2.7 1.2 2.2 2.4 2.1
Education 4.1 4.6 4.3 2.8 4.8 5.1 4.2
Health 5.7 6.0 5.7 4.7 7.2 8.6 5.8
Cultural & recreational services 1.6 1.6 1.2 1.0 1.5 1.6 1.5
Personal & other services 1.8 1.7 2.1 1.6 2.2 2.2 1.8
Government 3.7 2.6 4.3 2.4 3.5 5.6 4.0