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Gross Domestic Product: December 2010 quarter
Embargoed until 10:45am  –  24 March 2011
Highlights

Gross domestic product (GDP):

  • Economic activity was up 0.2 percent in the December 2010 quarter, following a 0.2 percent decline in the September 2010 quarter.
  • The largest increases were in manufacturing (up 2.5 percent) and real estate and business services (up 0.9 percent).  
  • Wholesale trade (down 2.7 percent) and retail trade (down 2.0 percent) both fell.
  • Gross domestic product increased 1.5 percent in the year ended December 2010 compared with the year ended December 2009.

On the expenditure measure of GDP:

  • The expenditure measure of GDP was up 0.4 percent in the December 2010 quarter.
  • Household consumption expenditure was up 0.2 percent.
  • Gross fixed capital formation was up 4.8 percent.

 Graph, Gross domestic product, quarterly change, December 2004–10.

Geoff Bascand

24 March 2011

Government Statistician ISSN 1178-0290
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