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Country statistical profile: Australia 2016
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Unit
‌2008‌
‌2009‌
‌2010‌
‌2011‌
‌2012‌
‌2013‌
‌2014‌
‌2015‌
Production and income
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GDP per capita
USD current PPPs
39 512
 
41 066
 
42 218
 
43 702
 
43 081
 
46 826
 
46 281
 
..
 
Gross national income (GNI) per capita
USD current PPPs
38 132
 
39 471
 
40 522
 
42 371
 
41 996
 
45 575
 
45 324
 
..
 
Household disposable income
Annual growth %
6.8
 
1.4
 
5.0
 
3.7
 
0.6
 
2.1
 
1.9
 
..
 
Economic growth
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Real GDP growth
Annual growth %
1.8
 
2.0
 
2.4
 
3.6
 
2.4
 
2.5
 
2.3
 
2.5
 
e 
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
% of GDP
2.1
 
2.1
 
3.8
 
11.1
 
2.3
 
-1.3
 
-3.4
 
..
 
Economic structure: share of real value added
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Agriculture, forestry, fishing
%
2.5
 
2.4
 
2.5
 
2.4
 
2.5
 
2.4
 
2.5
 
..
 
Industry
%
21.2
 
19.0
 
20.6
 
20.0
 
18.4
 
18.6
 
16.7
 
..
 
Trade, transport, accomm., restaurants, communication
%
20.2
 
20.5
 
19.9
 
19.9
 
20.0
 
19.4
 
..
 
..
 
Finance, insurance, real estate, business
%
29.5
 
30.2
 
29.5
 
29.7
 
30.7
 
30.9
 
..
 
..
 
Other services (ISIC Rev.4 O - U)
%
19.0
 
19.9
 
19.7
 
19.7
 
20.0
 
20.1
 
..
 
..
 
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
34.4
 
43.0
 
46.3
 
50.4
 
62.6
 
58.5
 
64.2
 
..
 
General government revenues
% of GDP
33.0
 
32.6
 
32.2
 
32.4
 
33.3
 
33.6
 
33.6
 
..
 
General government expenditures
% of GDP
36.9
 
38.2
 
36.7
 
36.9
 
36.3
 
36.7
 
36.4
 
..
 
Expenditure
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Public expenditure on health
% of GDP
5.9
 
6.2
 
6.1
 
6.3
 
6.3
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Private expenditure on health
% of GDP
..
 
..
 
..
 
2.9
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Public social expenditure
% of GDP
17.5
 
17.4
 
17.2
 
17.8
 
18.3
 
19.0
 
19.0
 
..
 
Private social expenditure
% of GDP
3.3
 
3.2
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Public pension expenditure
% of GDP
3.6
 
3.5
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Private pension expenditure
% of GDP
5.6
 
4.7
 
4.5
 
4.6
 
4.7
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Net official development assistance (Aid)
% of GNI
0.32
 
0.29
 
0.32
 
0.34
 
0.36
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Taxes
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total tax revenue
% of GDP
27.1
 
25.8
 
25.6
 
26.5
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Taxes on income and profits
% of GDP
16.0
 
14.4
 
14.6
 
15.7
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Taxes on goods and services
% of GDP
7.5
 
7.6
 
7.4
 
7.2
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
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
 
21.1
 
21.4
 
21.2
 
..
 
Exports of goods and services
% of GDP
22.5
 
19.4
 
21.1
 
21.3
 
19.8
 
20.9
 
19.8
 
..
 
Goods trade balance: exports minus imports of goods
Bln USD
..
 
..
 
18.6
 
..
 
5.8
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Imports of goods
Bln USD
..
 
..
 
193.3
 
..
 
250.5
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Exports of goods
Bln USD
..
 
..
 
211.8
 
..
 
256.2
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Service trade balance: exports minus imports of services
Bln USD
-5.8
 
-2.4
 
-5.0
 
-10.1
 
-12.3
 
-14.0
 
..
 
..
 
Imports of services
Bln USD
48.6
 
42.2
 
51.4
 
61.8
 
65.2
 
67.2
 
..
 
..
 
Exports of services
Bln USD
42.9
 
39.9
 
46.4
 
51.7
 
52.9
 
53.2
 
..
 
..
 
Current account balance of payments
% of GDP
-4.9
 
-4.6
 
-3.5
 
-2.8
 
-4.2
 
-3.2
 
..
 
..
 
Foreign direct investment (FDI)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Outward FDI stocks
Mln USD
..
 
..
 
413 525
 
378 671
 
424 489
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Inward FDI stocks
Mln USD
307 841
 
439 446
 
528 210
 
557 983
 
615 274
 
558 458
 
..
 
..
 
Inflows of foreign direct investment
Mln USD
46 687
 
31 668
 
37 655
 
59 753
 
57 553
 
50 818
 
..
 
..
 
Outflows of foreign direct investment
Mln USD
30 261
 
16 409
 
21 464
 
3 248
 
8 258
 
7 379
 
..
 
..
 
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
 
1.47
 
1.44
 
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
 
111
 
135
 
148
 
157
 
141
 
135
 
121
 
Energy supply and prices
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total primary energy supply (TPES)
Mtoe
122.5
 
122.1
 
122.5
 
122.9
 
133.7
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
TPES per unit of GDP at 2000 prices and PPPs
Toe per '000 USD
0.16
 
0.15
 
0.15
 
0.14
 
0.16
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Renewables' contribution to total primary energy supply
%
5.8
 
4.6
 
4.8
 
5.1
 
4.6
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Crude oil import prices
USD per barrel
107.83
 
63.40
 
82.60
 
115.66
 
117.78
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Information and Communications Technology (ICT)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Exports of ICT goods
Mln USD
2 071
 
1 643
 
1 989
 
2 275
 
2 241
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
ICT related occupations: business sector employment
%
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Households with access to the Internet
%
..
 
..
 
78.9
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Environment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Water abstractions
Mln m3
..
 
..
 
..
 
14 060
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Fish landings in domestic and foreign ports
'000 tonnes
..
 
172
 
173
 
164
 
158
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Aquaculture
'000 tonnes
..
 
70
 
72
 
73
 
82
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Municipal waste total
'000 tonnes
..
 
14 035
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Municipal waste per capita
Kg
..
 
640
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
CO2emissions from fuel combustion
Mln tonnes
389
 
395
 
387
 
388
 
386
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Education
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tertiary attainment in population aged 25-64
%
..
 
..
 
..
 
38.3
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Expenditure per student: primary, 2010 prices
USD constant PPPs
..
 
..
 
9 463
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Expenditure per student: secondary, 2010 prices
USD constant PPPs
..
 
..
 
10 350
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Expenditure per student: tertiary, 2010 prices
USD constant PPPs
..
 
..
 
15 142
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Youths 15-19 not in education nor employment
%
6.3
 
8.3
 
8.1
 
7.8
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Youths 20-24 not in education nor employment
%
10.7
 
11.6
 
11.2
 
11.7
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Employment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Employment rate in population aged 15-24
%
64.5
 
61.2
 
60.5
 
60.4
 
59.6
 
58.7
 
57.7
 
..
 
Employment rate in population aged 25-54
%
80.3
 
79.2
 
79.5
 
79.8
 
79.5
 
79.2
 
78.8
 
..
 
Employment rate in population aged 55-64
%
57.3
 
59.0
 
60.6
 
61.2
 
61.5
 
61.4
 
61.5
 
..
 
Incidence of part-time employment
%
23.8
 
24.6
 
24.8
 
24.7
 
24.6
 
24.9
 
25.2
 
..
 
Self-employment rate: total employment
%
11.7
 
11.8
 
11.8
 
11.3
 
10.6
 
10.3
 
..
 
..
 
Self-employment rate, men: male employment
%
14.0
 
14.3
 
14.1
 
13.4
 
12.4
 
12.2
 
..
 
..
 
Self-employment rate, women: female employment
%
8.9
 
8.8
 
8.9
 
8.7
 
8.4
 
8.1
 
..
 
..
 
Unemployment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Unemployment rate: total labour force
%
4.2
 
5.6
 
5.2
 
5.1
 
5.2
 
5.7
 
6.1
 
6.1
 
Unemployment rate, men: male labour force
%
4.0
 
5.7
 
5.1
 
4.9
 
5.1
 
5.7
 
6.0
 
6.1
 
Unemployment rate, women: 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
 
21.8
 
..
 
Labour compensation and hours worked
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Labour compensation per unit labour input, total economy
Annual growth %
3.2
 
3.1
 
5.9
 
4.4
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Average time worked per person in employment
Hours per year
1 717
 
1 690
 
1 692
 
1 699
 
1 678
 
1 663
 
1 664
 
..
 
Research and Development (R&D)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gross domestic expenditure on R&D
Mln USD
20 199
 
..
 
20 572
 
20 679
 
..
 
21 592
 
..
 
..
 
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
 
23 941
 
Population growth rates
%
2.0
 
2.1
 
1.6
 
1.4
 
1.7
 
1.8
 
1.6
 
..
 
Total fertility rates
Children
2.0
 
2.0
 
2.0
 
1.9
 
1.9
 
1.9
 
..
 
..
 
Youth population aged less than 15
% of population
19.3
 
19.2
 
19.1
 
19.0
 
18.9
 
18.9
 
18.8
 
18.9
 
Elderly population aged 65 and over
% of population
13.2
 
13.3
 
13.6
 
13.8
 
14.2
 
14.4
 
14.7
 
14.9
 
International migration
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Foreign-born population
% of population
..
 
..
 
..
 
26.7
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Foreign population
% of population
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Unemployment rate of native-born men
% of labour force
4.0
 
5.6
 
5.3
 
5.2
 
5.4
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Unemployment rate of foreign-born men
% of labour force
4.2
 
6.5
 
5.1
 
4.6
 
4.9
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Unemployment rate of native-born women
% of labour force
4.4
 
5.0
 
5.2
 
5.2
 
5.2
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Unemployment rate of foreign-born women
% of labour force
5.2
 
6.8
 
6.1
 
6.0
 
6.0
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Health
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Life expectancy at birth
Years
81.5
 
81.6
 
81.8
 
82.0
 
82.1
 
82.2
 
..
 
..
 
Life expectancy at birth: men
Years
79.2
 
79.3
 
79.5
 
79.7
 
79.9
 
80.1
 
..
 
..
 
Life expectancy at birth: women
Years
83.7
 
83.9
 
84.0
 
84.2
 
84.3
 
84.3
 
..
 
..
 
Infant mortality
Per '000
4.1
 
4.2
 
4.1
 
3.8
 
3.3
 
3.6
 
..
 
..
 
Obesity rate ages 15 and over
% of population
..
 
..
 
..
 
28.3
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Suicide rates
Per 100 000 persons
10.9
 
10.7
 
10.9
 
10.1
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Transport
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Goods transport
Mln tonne-km
404 584
 
418 713
 
444 034
 
479 581
 
e 
517 468
 
e 
551 605
 
e 
588 412
 
..
 
Passenger transport
Mln passenger-km
294 862
 
294 824
 
296 710
 
299 967
 
302 754
 
304 885
 
306 665
 
..
 
Road fatalities
Per mln inhabitants
67
 
68
 
62
 
57
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
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