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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
 
45 821
 
e 
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 %
6.6
 
1.5
 
4.5
 
3.9
 
0.6
 
2.1
 
1.8
 
..
 
Economic growth
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Real GDP growth
Annual growth %
2.5
 
1.8
 
2.4
 
2.6
 
3.6
 
2.0
 
2.7
 
2.5
 
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
 
11.1
 
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 including energy
%
21.2
 
19.0
 
20.6
 
20.0
 
18.4
 
18.6
 
16.7
 
..
 
Construction
%
7.7
 
8.1
 
8.0
 
8.3
 
8.4
 
8.5
 
8.8
 
..
 
Trade, repairs, transport, accomm., food services
%
16.9
 
17.1
 
16.7
 
16.9
 
17.1
 
16.6
 
16.9
 
..
 
Information, communication
%
3.3
 
3.4
 
3.2
 
3.0
 
3.0
 
2.9
 
2.8
 
..
 
Finance and insurance
%
9.0
 
8.9
 
8.7
 
8.4
 
8.7
 
9.0
 
9.3
 
..
 
Real estate
%
11.1
 
11.5
 
11.1
 
11.3
 
11.8
 
12.2
 
12.7
 
..
 
Professional, scientific, support services
%
9.4
 
9.8
 
9.8
 
9.9
 
10.1
 
9.7
 
9.5
 
..
 
Public admin., defence, education, health, social work
%
16.1
 
16.9
 
16.8
 
16.9
 
17.3
 
17.4
 
17.9
 
..
 
Other services (ISIC Rev.4 R - U)
%
2.8
 
2.9
 
2.8
 
2.9
 
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
34.4
 
43.0
 
46.3
 
50.4
 
62.6
 
58.5
 
64.2
 
68.1
 
General government revenues
% of GDP
33.0
 
32.6
 
32.2
 
32.4
 
33.3
 
33.6
 
33.6
 
..
 
General government expenditures
% of GDP
35.0
 
35.5
 
34.5
 
35.1
 
35.5
 
35.6
 
36.2
 
..
 
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
17.5
 
17.4
 
17.2
 
17.8
 
18.3
 
19.0
 
19.0
 
..
 
Private social expenditure
% of GDP
3.2
 
3.1
 
3.1
 
3.3
 
3.3
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
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
 
0.27
 
Taxes
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total tax revenue
% of GDP
27.0
 
25.8
 
25.6
 
26.3
 
27.3
 
27.5
 
..
 
..
 
Tax on personal income
% of GDP
10.1
 
9.6
 
9.8
 
10.3
 
10.7
 
10.8
 
..
 
..
 
Tax on corporate profits
% of GDP
5.8
 
4.8
 
4.7
 
5.2
 
5.2
 
4.9
 
..
 
..
 
Taxes on goods and services
% of GDP
7.5
 
7.6
 
7.3
 
7.1
 
7.7
 
7.8
 
..
 
..
 
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
-6.6
 
-5.9
 
11.4
 
22.8
 
-10.1
 
4.4
 
0.4
 
-19.6
 
Imports of goods
Bln USD
194.0
 
159.7
 
201.8
 
248.8
 
268.5
 
249.8
 
240.1
 
207.7
 
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
 
-12.8
 
-14.5
 
-9.2
 
-7.9
 
Imports of services
Bln USD
48.8
 
42.2
 
51.5
 
62.6
 
66.7
 
68.0
 
63.5
 
57.4
 
Exports of services
Bln USD
42.9
 
39.8
 
46.6
 
52.7
 
53.9
 
53.4
 
54.2
 
49.5
 
Current account balance of payments
% of GDP
-4.9
 
-4.6
 
-3.6
 
-3.0
 
-4.2
 
-3.4
 
-3.0
 
-4.7
 
Foreign direct investment (FDI)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Outward FDI stocks
Mln USD
244 302
 
364 581
 
449 768
 
418 814
 
476 427
 
456 993
 
446 588
 
395 543
 
Inward FDI stocks
Mln USD
307 841
 
439 446
 
527 096
 
554 931
 
614 542
 
568 093
 
563 009
 
540 340
 
Inflows of foreign direct investment
Mln USD
46 687
 
31 668
 
36 442
 
58 906
 
58 970
 
56 946
 
39 825
 
23 996
 
Outflows of foreign direct investment
Mln USD
30 261
 
16 409
 
19 803
 
1 716
 
6 737
 
1 580
 
2
 
-17 541
 
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
 
1.49
 
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
 
125
 
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
7 061.0
 
5 619.6
 
5 867.7
 
6 203.5
 
7 110.5
 
7 787.2
 
8 492.8
 
..
 
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
389
 
394
 
385
 
385
 
387
 
389
 
..
 
..
 
Education
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tertiary attainment in population aged 25-64
%
..
 
..
 
38
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
42
 
..
 
Expenditure per student: primary, 2010 prices
USD constant PPPs
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
7 705
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Expenditure per student: secondary, 2010 prices
USD constant PPPs
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
10 165
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Expenditure per student: tertiary, 2010 prices
USD constant PPPs
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
16 859
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Youths 15-19 not in education nor employment
%
..
 
..
 
8.1
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
7.2
 
..
 
Youths 20-24 not in education nor employment
%
..
 
..
 
11.2
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
13.2
 
..
 
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
 
..
 
Eldery 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
25.7
 
26.3
 
26.6
 
26.9
 
27.2
 
27.6
 
..
 
..
 
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
 
..
 
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
 
..
 
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
 
..
 
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
 
..
 
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
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
68
 
69
 
61
 
57
 
57
 
51
 
49
 
..
 
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