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Country statistical profile: Australia 2017
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Unit
‌2008‌
‌2009‌
‌2010‌
‌2011‌
‌2012‌
‌2013‌
‌2014‌
‌2015‌
Production and income
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GDP per capita
USD current PPPs
39 538
 
41 087
 
42 239
 
43 722
 
43 170
 
47 086
 
46 842
 
47 028
 
e 
Gross national income (GNI) per capita
USD current PPPs
38 132
 
39 470
 
40 523
 
42 371
 
41 996
 
45 673
 
45 674
 
45 760
 
e 
Household disposable income
Annual growth %
6.6
 
1.5
 
4.5
 
3.9
 
0.7
 
2.0
 
2.3
 
..
 
Economic growth
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Real GDP growth
Annual growth %
2.5
 
1.8
 
2.4
 
2.6
 
3.7
 
2.1
 
2.8
 
2.4
 
Net saving rate in household disposable income
%
9.9
 
9.1
 
10.1
 
11.1
 
10.2
 
9.7
 
9.2
 
..
 
Gross fixed capital formation
Annual growth %
2.1
 
2.1
 
3.8
 
11.0
 
2.8
 
-1.4
 
-2.9
 
-3.9
 
Economic structure: share of real value added
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Agriculture, forestry, fishing
%
2.5
 
2.4
 
2.5
 
2.4
 
2.5
 
2.4
 
2.6
 
2.6
 
Industry including energy
%
21.2
 
19.0
 
20.5
 
20.0
 
18.4
 
18.7
 
16.7
 
15.6
 
Construction
%
7.7
 
8.1
 
8.0
 
8.3
 
8.5
 
8.5
 
8.7
 
8.7
 
Trade, repairs, transport, accomm., food services
%
16.9
 
17.1
 
16.7
 
16.9
 
17.1
 
16.5
 
16.6
 
16.9
 
Information, communication
%
3.3
 
3.4
 
3.2
 
3.0
 
3.0
 
2.9
 
2.9
 
2.8
 
Finance and insurance
%
9.0
 
8.9
 
8.7
 
8.4
 
8.7
 
8.9
 
9.3
 
9.5
 
Real estate
%
11.1
 
11.5
 
11.0
 
11.3
 
11.8
 
12.2
 
12.6
 
13.0
 
Professional, scientific, support services
%
9.4
 
9.8
 
9.7
 
9.9
 
10.1
 
9.7
 
9.9
 
9.7
 
Public admin., defence, education, health, social work
%
16.1
 
17.0
 
16.9
 
16.9
 
17.3
 
17.4
 
17.9
 
18.3
 
Other services (ISIC Rev.4 R - U)
%
2.8
 
2.9
 
2.8
 
2.9
 
2.8
 
2.8
 
2.8
 
2.9
 
Government deficits and debt
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Government deficit
% of GDP
-3.9
 
-5.6
 
-4.5
 
-4.5
 
-3.0
 
-3.1
 
-2.8
 
..
 
General government debt
% of GDP
34.3
 
43.0
 
46.3
 
50.4
 
62.6
 
58.4
 
64.0
 
67.8
 
General government revenues
% of GDP
33.0
 
32.5
 
32.2
 
32.4
 
33.3
 
33.5
 
33.5
 
..
 
General government expenditures
% of GDP
35.0
 
35.5
 
34.5
 
35.1
 
35.4
 
35.5
 
36.0
 
..
 
Expenditure
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Public expenditure on health
% of GDP
5.7
 
6.0
 
5.8
 
5.9
 
5.9
 
6.0
 
6.0
 
6.2
 
Private expenditure on health
% of GDP
1.0
 
1.0
 
1.0
 
1.0
 
1.1
 
1.1
 
..
 
..
 
Public social expenditure
% of GDP
17.2
 
17.0
 
16.7
 
17.2
 
17.5
 
18.1
 
18.7
 
18.8
 
Private social expenditure
% of GDP
2.4
 
2.3
 
2.2
 
2.3
 
2.3
 
2.4
 
2.6
 
..
 
Public pension expenditure
% of GDP
3.6
 
3.5
 
3.4
 
3.5
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Private pension expenditure
% of GDP
5.5
 
4.6
 
4.5
 
4.5
 
4.8
 
5.1
 
..
 
..
 
Net official development assistance (Aid)
% of GNI
0.32
 
0.29
 
0.32
 
0.34
 
0.36
 
0.33
 
0.31
 
0.29
 
Taxes
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total tax revenue
% of GDP
27.1
 
25.8
 
25.6
 
26.3
 
27.4
 
27.6
 
27.8
 
..
 
Tax on personal income
% of GDP
10.1
 
9.6
 
9.8
 
10.3
 
10.7
 
10.7
 
11.4
 
..
 
Tax on corporate profits
% of GDP
5.8
 
4.8
 
4.7
 
5.2
 
5.2
 
4.9
 
4.7
 
..
 
Taxes on goods and services
% of GDP
7.5
 
7.6
 
7.4
 
7.2
 
7.7
 
7.9
 
7.5
 
..
 
Taxes on the average worker
% of labour cost
26.9
 
26.7
 
26.8
 
26.7
 
27.3
 
27.4
 
27.7
 
28.4
 
Trade
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Imports of goods and services
% of GDP
22.4
 
20.4
 
20.1
 
21.4
 
20.9
 
21.1
 
21.1
 
21.1
 
Exports of goods and services
% of GDP
22.5
 
19.4
 
21.1
 
21.3
 
19.7
 
20.8
 
19.7
 
18.9
 
Goods trade balance: exports minus imports of goods
Bln USD
-6.6
 
-5.9
 
11.4
 
22.8
 
-8.1
 
7.3
 
2.2
 
-19.1
 
Imports of goods
Bln USD
194.0
 
159.7
 
201.8
 
248.8
 
266.6
 
247.0
 
238.3
 
207.3
 
Exports of goods
Bln USD
187.4
 
153.8
 
213.2
 
271.6
 
258.5
 
254.2
 
240.5
 
188.1
 
Service trade balance: exports minus imports of services
Bln USD
-5.9
 
-2.4
 
-4.9
 
-10.0
 
-13.2
 
-14.8
 
-10.1
 
-8.7
 
Imports of services
Bln USD
48.8
 
42.2
 
51.5
 
62.6
 
66.7
 
67.8
 
64.2
 
57.8
 
Exports of services
Bln USD
42.9
 
39.8
 
46.6
 
52.7
 
53.6
 
53.0
 
54.0
 
49.1
 
Current account balance of payments
% of GDP
-4.9
 
-4.6
 
-3.6
 
-3.0
 
-4.1
 
-3.2
 
-2.9
 
-4.8
 
Foreign direct investment (FDI)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Outward FDI stocks
Mln USD
244 302
 
364 581
 
449 768
 
418 814
 
476 541
 
456 977
 
446 384
 
391 318
 
Inward FDI stocks
Mln USD
307 841
 
439 446
 
527 096
 
554 931
 
615 117
 
568 855
 
561 903
 
535 972
 
Inflows of foreign direct investment
Mln USD
46 687
 
31 668
 
36 442
 
58 906
 
59 540
 
56 273
 
40 326
 
21 894
 
Outflows of foreign direct investment
Mln USD
30 261
 
16 409
 
19 803
 
1 716
 
7 888
 
1 441
 
306
 
-16 795
 
Prices and interest rates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Inflation rate: all items
Annual growth %
4.4
 
1.8
 
2.9
 
3.3
 
1.8
 
2.4
 
2.5
 
1.5
 
Inflation rate: all items non food non energy
Annual growth %
3.7
 
2.2
 
2.8
 
2.3
 
2.1
 
2.4
 
2.6
 
2.5
 
Inflation rate: food
Annual growth %
4.3
 
3.4
 
1.1
 
5.8
 
-3.5
 
0.3
 
2.8
 
0.3
 
Inflation rate: energy
Annual growth %
12.5
 
-6.2
 
8.5
 
11.0
 
7.3
 
6.3
 
1.2
 
-7.3
 
Producer Price Indices (PPI): manufacturing
Annual growth %
8.3
 
-5.4
 
1.9
 
3.4
 
-0.5
 
1.1
 
3.1
 
0.3
 
Long-term interest rates
%
5.82
 
5.04
 
5.37
 
4.88
 
3.38
 
3.70
 
3.66
 
2.71
 
Purchasing power and exchange rates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Purchasing power parities
AUD per USD
1.48
 
1.44
 
1.50
 
1.51
 
1.54
 
1.45
 
1.46
 
1.46
 
Exchange rates
AUD per USD
1.19
 
1.28
 
1.09
 
0.97
 
0.97
 
1.04
 
1.11
 
1.33
 
Indices of price levels
OECD=100
117
 
110
 
135
 
148
 
157
 
142
 
135
 
124
 
Energy supply and prices
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total primary energy supply (TPES)
Mtoe
126.7
 
127.2
 
127.6
 
128.4
 
126.8
 
126.5
 
125.2
 
130.6
 
TPES per unit of GDP at 2000 prices and PPPs
Toe per '000 USD
0.14
 
0.14
 
0.14
 
0.13
 
0.13
 
0.12
 
0.12
 
0.12
 
Renewable energy
Ktoe
7 055.7
 
5 619.6
 
7 018.0
 
7 059.6
 
7 030.7
 
7 861.6
 
8 179.4
 
8 544.7
 
Crude oil import prices
USD per barrel
107.83
 
63.40
 
82.60
 
115.66
 
117.78
 
114.19
 
107.05
 
57.90
 
Information and Communications Technology (ICT)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Households with access to computers
%
78.0
 
..
 
82.6
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Households with access to internet
%
72.0
 
..
 
78.9
 
..
 
83.0
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Environment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Water abstactions
Mln m3
..
 
14 945
 
14 189
 
14 060
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
National fish landings in domestic ports
'000 tonnes
172
 
172
 
173
 
129
 
159
 
156
 
152
 
..
 
National fish landings in foreign ports
'000 tonnes
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Aquaculture
'000 tonnes
70
 
70
 
72
 
69
 
82
 
80
 
75
 
..
 
Municipal waste total
'000 tonnes
..
 
14 035
 
..
 
14 037
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Municipal waste total per capita
Kg
..
 
647
 
..
 
628
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
CO2emissions from fuel combustion
Mln tonnes
390
 
396
 
390
 
387
 
387
 
383
 
374
 
..
 
Education
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tertiary attainment in population aged 25-64
%
36
 
37
 
38
 
38
 
41
 
40
 
42
 
43
 
Expenditure per student: primary, 2010 prices
USD constant PPPs
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
7 615
 
8 289
 
..
 
..
 
Expenditure per student: secondary, 2010 prices
USD constant PPPs
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
10 046
 
10 932
 
..
 
..
 
Expenditure per student: tertiary, 2010 prices
USD constant PPPs
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
16 662
 
18 337
 
..
 
..
 
Youths 15-19 not in education nor employment
%
..
 
..
 
8.1
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
7.2
 
6.0
 
Youths 20-24 not in education nor employment
%
..
 
..
 
11.2
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
13.2
 
13.1
 
Employment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Employment rate in population aged 15-24
%
64.5
 
61.2
 
60.5
 
60.4
 
59.6
 
58.7
 
57.7
 
58.5
 
Employment rate in population aged 25-54
%
80.3
 
79.2
 
79.5
 
79.8
 
79.4
 
79.1
 
78.8
 
79.3
 
Employment rate in population aged 55-64
%
57.3
 
59.0
 
60.6
 
61.2
 
61.5
 
61.4
 
61.5
 
62.1
 
Incidence of part-time employment
%
23.8
 
24.6
 
24.8
 
24.7
 
24.6
 
24.9
 
25.2
 
25.2
 
Self-employment rate: total employment
%
11.5
 
11.5
 
11.5
 
11.1
 
10.4
 
10.1
 
10.2
 
10.3
 
Self-employment rate: male employment
%
13.7
 
13.9
 
13.8
 
13.2
 
12.2
 
12.0
 
12.1
 
12.1
 
Self-employment rate: female employment
%
8.7
 
8.7
 
8.8
 
8.5
 
8.2
 
7.9
 
8.0
 
8.2
 
Unemployment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Unemployment rate: total labour force
%
4.2
 
5.6
 
5.2
 
5.1
 
5.2
 
5.7
 
6.1
 
6.1
 
Unemployment rate: male labour force
%
4.0
 
5.7
 
5.1
 
4.9
 
5.1
 
5.7
 
6.0
 
6.1
 
Unemployment rate: female labour force
%
4.6
 
5.4
 
5.4
 
5.3
 
5.3
 
5.6
 
6.2
 
6.1
 
Long-term unemployment: total unemployed
%
14.9
 
14.7
 
18.6
 
18.9
 
19.0
 
19.1
 
21.7
 
23.5
 
Labour compensation and hours worked
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Labour compensation per unit labour input, total economy
Annual growth %
3.2
 
3.1
 
6.0
 
4.3
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Average time worked per person in employment
Hours per year
1 717
 
1 690
 
1 692
 
1 700
 
1 679
 
1 663
 
1 664
 
1 665
 
Research and Development (R&D)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gross domestic expenditure on R&D
Mln USD
20 198
 
..
 
20 572
 
20 647
 
..
 
21 563
 
..
 
..
 
Researchers: full-time equivalent
Per '000 employed
8.6
 
..
 
9.0
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Population
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total population
'000 persons
21 249
 
21 692
 
22 032
 
22 340
 
22 728
 
23 126
 
23 491
 
..
 
Population growth rates
%
2.0
 
2.1
 
1.6
 
1.4
 
1.7
 
1.8
 
1.6
 
..
 
Total fertitity rates
Children
2.0
 
2.0
 
2.0
 
1.9
 
1.9
 
1.9
 
1.8
 
..
 
Youth population aged less than 15
% of population
19.3
 
19.2
 
19.1
 
19.0
 
18.9
 
18.9
 
18.8
 
..
 
Elderly population aged 65 and over
% of population
13.2
 
13.3
 
13.6
 
13.8
 
14.2
 
14.4
 
14.7
 
..
 
International migration
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Foreign-born population
% of population
25.8
 
26.4
 
26.7
 
26.9
 
27.3
 
27.7
 
..
 
..
 
Foreign population
% of population
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Unemployment rate in population of native-born men
% of labour force
4.0
 
5.6
 
5.3
 
5.2
 
5.4
 
5.9
 
6.3
 
6.4
 
Unemployment rate in population of foreign-born men
% of labour force
4.2
 
6.5
 
5.1
 
4.6
 
4.9
 
5.8
 
5.6
 
5.8
 
Unemployment rate in population of native-born women
% of labour force
4.4
 
5.0
 
5.2
 
5.2
 
5.2
 
5.6
 
6.1
 
6.0
 
Unemployment rate in population of foreign-born women
% of labour force
5.2
 
6.8
 
6.1
 
6.0
 
6.0
 
6.1
 
6.6
 
6.8
 
Health
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Life expectancy at birth
Years
81.5
 
81.6
 
81.8
 
82.0
 
82.1
 
82.2
 
82.4
 
..
 
Life expectancy at birth: men
Years
79.2
 
79.3
 
79.5
 
79.7
 
79.9
 
80.1
 
80.3
 
..
 
Life expectancy at birth: women
Years
83.7
 
83.9
 
84.0
 
84.2
 
84.3
 
84.3
 
84.4
 
..
 
Infant mortality
Per '000
4.1
 
4.2
 
4.1
 
3.8
 
3.3
 
3.6
 
3.4
 
..
 
Overweight or obese, % of population aged 15 and over
Measured
..
 
..
 
..
 
63.4
 
..
 
..
 
63.4
 
..
 
Suicide Rates
Per 100 000 persons
10.9
 
10.7
 
10.9
 
10.6
 
11.4
 
11.1
 
12.2
 
..
 
Transport
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Goods transport
Mln tonne-km
391 045
 
416 429
 
442 954
 
449 854
 
e 
483 605
 
e 
..
 
..
 
584 590
 
Passenger transport
Mln passenger-km
294 933
 
294 889
 
296 768
 
300 073
 
303 287
 
305 584
 
307 908
 
311 876
 
Road Fatalities
Per mln inhabitants
68
 
69
 
61
 
57
 
57
 
51
 
49
 
51
 
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