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2013 Country statistical profile: Australia 2013

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Country statistical profiles: Key tables from OECD - ISSN 2075-2288 - © OECD 2013

Country statistical profile: Australia 2013
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Unit
‌2004‌
‌2005‌
‌2006‌
‌2007‌
‌2008‌
‌2009‌
‌2010‌
‌2011‌
Production and income
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GDP per capita
USD current PPPs
33 306
 
34 882
 
36 814
 
38 744
 
38 964
 
39 904
 
40 790
 
..
 
Gross national income (GNI) per capita
USD current PPPs
32 074
 
33 527
 
35 169
 
37 098
 
37 531
 
38 429
 
39 136
 
..
 
Household disposable income
Annual growth %
4.0
 
4.5
 
5.5
 
2.7
 
6.9
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Economic growth
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Real GDP growth
Annual growth %
3.2
 
3.0
 
3.8
 
3.8
 
1.4
 
2.3
 
2.1
 
1.8
 
Net saving rate in household disposable income
%
-1.5
 
0.4
 
1.3
 
0.5
 
4.5
 
8.9
 
9.2
 
..
 
Gross fixed capital formation
% of GDP
6.9
 
9.3
 
5.1
 
9.6
 
1.4
 
2.3
 
4.1
 
..
 
Economic structure
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Real value added: agriculture, forestry, fishing
Annual growth %
4.0
 
2.8
 
-15.3
 
6.9
 
17.6
 
-1.2
 
9.1
 
..
 
Real value added: industry
Annual growth %
0.5
 
0.6
 
4.1
 
2.8
 
-1.5
 
3.7
 
-0.1
 
..
 
Real value added: services
Annual growth %
4.2
 
4.3
 
5.2
 
4.4
 
1.3
 
3.1
 
3.3
 
..
 
Government deficits and debt
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Government deficit
% of GDP
1.1
 
1.6
 
1.3
 
1.5
 
-3.2
 
-5.3
 
..
 
..
 
General government debt
% of GDP
29.0
 
28.5
 
27.1
 
26.0
 
27.2
 
36.3
 
40.9
 
..
 
General government revenues
% of GDP
35.8
 
35.5
 
35.0
 
35.1
 
32.9
 
31.6
 
..
 
..
 
General government expenditures
% of GDP
34.7
 
33.9
 
33.7
 
33.6
 
36.1
 
36.9
 
..
 
..
 
Expenditure
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Public expenditure on health
% of GDP
5.7
 
5.6
 
5.6
 
5.7
 
5.9
 
6.2
 
..
 
..
 
Private expenditure on health
% of GDP
2.8
 
2.8
 
2.8
 
2.8
 
2.8
 
2.9
 
..
 
..
 
Public social expenditure
% of GDP
17.1
 
16.5
 
16.5
 
16.4
 
17.8
 
17.8
 
17.9
 
18.1
 
Private social expenditure
% of GDP
2.8
 
2.9
 
2.9
 
3.8
 
3.2
 
3.1
 
..
 
..
 
Public pension expenditure
% of GDP
..
 
3.3
 
3.3
 
3.4
 
3.6
 
3.5
 
..
 
..
 
Private pension expenditure
% of GDP
..
 
3.7
 
3.9
 
3.4
 
5.5
 
4.6
 
4.5
 
..
 
Net official development assistance (Aid)
% of GNI
..
 
..
 
0.30
 
0.32
 
0.32
 
0.29
 
0.32
 
0.35
 
Taxes
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total tax revenue
% of GDP
30.1
 
29.8
 
29.3
 
29.4
 
27.0
 
25.9
 
..
 
..
 
Taxes on income and profits
% of GDP
17.6
 
17.6
 
17.3
 
17.6
 
16.0
 
14.6
 
..
 
..
 
Taxes on goods and services
% of GDP
8.6
 
8.3
 
8.0
 
7.8
 
7.4
 
7.6
 
..
 
..
 
Taxes on the average worker
% of labour cost
28.2
 
28.5
 
28.3
 
27.7
 
26.9
 
26.7
 
26.8
 
26.7
 
Trade
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Imports of goods and services
% of GDP
20.6
 
21.2
 
21.1
 
22.0
 
22.1
 
20.0
 
19.7
 
..
 
Exports of goods and services
% of GDP
18.1
 
19.7
 
20.0
 
19.9
 
22.7
 
19.6
 
21.2
 
..
 
Goods trade balance: exports minus imports of goods
Bln USD
-17.3
 
-12.8
 
-9.3
 
-16.9
 
-4.7
 
-5.1
 
18.6
 
11.3
 
Imports of goods
Bln USD
103.8
 
118.9
 
132.7
 
157.8
 
191.6
 
158.9
 
193.3
 
234.3
 
Exports of goods
Bln USD
86.4
 
106.0
 
123.3
 
140.9
 
186.9
 
153.8
 
211.8
 
245.6
 
Service trade balance: exports minus imports of services
Bln USD
-0.1
 
0.1
 
1.0
 
0.7
 
-4.0
 
-0.7
 
-3.5
 
-9.2
 
Imports of services
Bln USD
28.0
 
30.6
 
32.4
 
40.4
 
47.9
 
41.6
 
51.1
 
60.9
 
Exports of services
Bln USD
27.9
 
30.6
 
33.5
 
41.0
 
44.0
 
40.8
 
47.6
 
51.7
 
Current account balance of payments
% of GDP
-6.1
 
-5.7
 
-5.3
 
-6.2
 
-4.4
 
-4.2
 
-2.9
 
-2.3
 
Foreign direct investment (FDI)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Outward FDI stocks
Mln USD
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
343 908
 
414 298
 
382 197
 
Inward FDI stocks
Mln USD
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
428 611
 
515 981
 
554 987
 
Inflows of foreign direct investment
Mln USD
..
 
..
 
25 411
 
16 855
 
33 469
 
16 693
 
27 279
 
16 197
 
Outflows of foreign direct investment
Mln USD
..
 
..
 
31 070
 
45 530
 
47 008
 
26 554
 
33 969
 
67 471
 
Prices and interest rates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Inflation rate: all items
Annual growth %
2.3
 
2.7
 
3.5
 
2.3
 
4.4
 
1.8
 
2.8
 
3.4
 
Inflation rate: all items non food non energy
Annual growth %
2.1
 
2.2
 
2.1
 
2.5
 
3.6
 
2.4
 
2.7
 
2.3
 
Inflation rate: food
Annual growth %
2.0
 
2.0
 
9.5
 
1.8
 
4.3
 
3.3
 
1.2
 
5.6
 
Inflation rate: energy
Annual growth %
6.6
 
10.2
 
9.7
 
1.2
 
12.7
 
-7.6
 
8.1
 
11.0
 
Producer Price Indices (PPI): manufacturing
Annual growth %
4.0
 
6.0
 
7.9
 
2.3
 
8.3
 
-5.4
 
1.9
 
3.4
 
Long-term interest rates
%
5.59
 
5.34
 
5.59
 
5.99
 
5.82
 
5.04
 
5.37
 
4.88
 
Purchasing power and exchange rates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Purchasing power parities
AUD per USD
1.37
 
1.39
 
1.41
 
1.43
 
1.48
 
1.46
 
1.53
 
1.56
 
Exchange rates
AUD per USD
1.36
 
1.31
 
1.33
 
1.20
 
1.19
 
1.28
 
1.09
 
0.97
 
Indices of price levels
OECD = 100
99
 
104
 
106
 
115
 
117
 
112
 
137
 
152
 
Energy supply and prices
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total primary energy supply (TPES)
Mtoe
111.0
 
114.2
 
116.0
 
119.8
 
124.2
 
126.0
 
124.7
 
119.8
 
TPES per unit of GDP at 2000 prices and PPPs
Toe per '000 USD
0.16
 
0.16
 
0.16
 
0.15
 
0.16
 
0.16
 
0.15
 
0.14
 
Renewables' contribution to total primary energy supply
%
5.8
 
5.6
 
5.7
 
5.7
 
5.7
 
5.5
 
5.5
 
6.1
 
Crude oil import prices
USD per barrel
40.93
 
56.71
 
66.71
 
77.13
 
107.83
 
63.40
 
82.60
 
115.66
 
Information and Communications Technology (ICT)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ICT investment in non-residential fixed capital formation
%
17.3
 
15.3
 
14.6
 
14.2
 
13.8
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
ICT related occupations: business sector employment
%
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
4.7
 
..
 
..
 
Households with access to the Internet
%
..
 
60.0
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
78.9
 
..
 
Environment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Water abstractions
Mln m3
..
 
18 770
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
14 100
 
..
 
Fish landings in domestic and foreign ports
'000 tonnes
231
 
236
 
189
 
182
 
172
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Aquaculture
'000 tonnes
49
 
47
 
61
 
64
 
70
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Municipal waste total
'000 tonnes
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Municipal waste per capita
Kg
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
CO2emissions from fuel combustion
Mln tonnes
371
 
369
 
374
 
384
 
386
 
384
 
383
 
..
 
Education
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tertiary attainment in population aged 25-64
%
..
 
31.7
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
37.6
 
..
 
Expenditure per student: non-tertiary, 2009 prices
USD constant PPPs
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
9 139
 
..
 
..
 
Expenditure per student: tertiary, 2009 prices
USD constant PPPs
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
16 074
 
..
 
..
 
Youths 15-19 not in education nor employment
%
..
 
..
 
7.1
 
6.5
 
6.3
 
8.3
 
8.1
 
..
 
Youths 20-24 not in education nor employment
%
..
 
..
 
11.5
 
10.7
 
10.7
 
11.6
 
11.2
 
..
 
Employment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Employment rate in population aged 15-24
%
62.2
 
63.3
 
63.7
 
64.2
 
64.5
 
61.2
 
60.7
 
60.7
 
Employment rate in population aged 25-54
%
77.4
 
78.8
 
79.2
 
80.0
 
80.3
 
79.1
 
79.5
 
79.8
 
Employment rate in population aged 55-64
%
51.7
 
53.5
 
55.5
 
56.6
 
57.4
 
59.0
 
60.6
 
61.1
 
Incidence of part-time employment
%
23.8
 
24.0
 
23.9
 
23.8
 
23.8
 
24.7
 
24.9
 
24.7
 
Self-employment rate: total employment
%
12.9
 
12.7
 
12.2
 
11.8
 
11.6
 
11.6
 
11.6
 
..
 
Self-employment rate, men: male employment
%
15.5
 
15.2
 
14.7
 
14.2
 
13.9
 
14.1
 
13.9
 
..
 
Self-employment rate, women: female employment
%
9.7
 
9.7
 
9.2
 
8.9
 
8.9
 
8.8
 
8.9
 
..
 
Unemployment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Unemployment rate: total labour force
%
5.4
 
5.0
 
4.8
 
4.4
 
4.2
 
5.6
 
5.2
 
5.1
 
Unemployment rate, men: male labour force
%
5.3
 
4.9
 
4.7
 
4.1
 
4.0
 
5.7
 
5.1
 
4.9
 
Unemployment rate, women: female labour force
%
5.5
 
5.2
 
4.9
 
4.8
 
4.6
 
5.4
 
5.4
 
5.3
 
Long-term unemployment: total unemployed
%
20.6
 
18.3
 
18.1
 
15.4
 
14.9
 
14.7
 
18.5
 
18.9
 
Labour compensation and hours worked
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Labour compensation per unit labour input, total economy
Annual growth %
4.8
 
4.3
 
5.6
 
5.4
 
3.0
 
2.6
 
4.7
 
..
 
Average time worked per person in employment
Hours per year
1 733
 
1 725
 
1 715
 
1 711
 
1 716
 
1 685
 
1 687
 
1 693
 
Research and Development (R&D)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gross domestic expenditure on R&D
Mln USD
12 061
 
..
 
14 902
 
..
 
17 644
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Researchers: full-time equivalent
Per '000 employed
8.3
 
..
 
8.5
 
..
 
8.5
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Population
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total population
'000 persons
20 127
 
20 395
 
20 698
 
21 015
 
21 499
 
21 955
 
22 298
 
22 618
 
Population growth rates
%
1.2
 
1.3
 
1.5
 
1.5
 
2.3
 
2.1
 
1.6
 
1.4
 
Total fertility rates
Children
1.8
 
1.8
 
1.8
 
1.9
 
2.0
 
1.9
 
1.9
 
..
 
Youth population aged less than 15
% of population
19.9
 
19.7
 
19.6
 
19.4
 
19.2
 
19.1
 
18.9
 
18.8
 
Elderly population aged 65 and over
% of population
12.8
 
12.9
 
13.0
 
13.2
 
13.2
 
13.3
 
13.5
 
13.7
 
International migration
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Foreign-born population
% of population
..
 
24.2
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
26.8
 
..
 
Foreign population
% of population
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Unemployment rate of native-born men
% of labour force
..
 
..
 
..
 
4.0
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
5.2
 
Unemployment rate of foreign-born men
% of labour force
..
 
..
 
..
 
4.6
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
4.6
 
Unemployment rate of native-born women
% of labour force
..
 
..
 
..
 
4.3
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
5.2
 
Unemployment rate of foreign-born women
% of labour force
..
 
..
 
..
 
5.5
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
6.0
 
Health
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Life expectancy at birth
Years
80.5
 
80.9
 
81.1
 
81.3
 
81.5
 
81.6
 
81.8
 
..
 
Life expectancy at birth: men
Years
78.1
 
78.5
 
78.7
 
79.0
 
79.2
 
79.3
 
79.5
 
..
 
Life expectancy at birth: women
Years
83.0
 
83.3
 
83.5
 
83.7
 
83.7
 
83.9
 
84.0
 
..
 
Infant mortality
Per '000
4.7
 
5.0
 
4.7
 
4.2
 
4.1
 
4.3
 
4.1
 
..
 
Overweight and obese aged 15 and over
% of population
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
61.2
 
..
 
Suicide rates
Per 100 000 persons
4.4
 
4.3
 
4.8
 
5.1
 
4.5
 
4.9
 
4.8
 
..
 
Transport
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Goods transport
Mln tonne-km
324 947
 
349 439
 
362 383
 
387 229
 
410 036
 
397 965
 
415 500
 
..
 
Passenger transport
Mln passenger-km
293 234
 
294 002
 
293 284
 
296 539
 
297 352
 
297 457
 
296 058
 
..
 
Road fatalities
Per mln inhabitants
79
 
81
 
78
 
77
 
68
 
70
 
61
 
..
 
Last updated: 28 February 2013; disclaimer: http://oe.cd/disclaimer
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Source: OECD Factbook statistics. For explanatory notes, see OECD Factbook 2013 (DOI: 10.1787/factbook-2013-en)
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