Australia Current Account 1959-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Australia recorded a Current Account deficit of 12525 AUD Million in the third quarter of 2014. Current Account in Australia averaged -4747.62 AUD Million from 1959 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 295 AUD Million in the fourth quarter of 1972 and a record low of -20882 AUD Million in the fourth quarter of 2007. Current Account in Australia is reported by the Australian Bureau of Statistic.

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Australia Current Account


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-12525.00 -13948.00 295.00 -20882.00 1959 - 2014 AUD Million Quarterly
Current Account is the sum of the balance of trade (exports minus imports of goods and services), net factor income (such as interest and dividends) and net transfer payments (such as foreign aid). This page provides - Australia Current Account - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Australia Current Account - was last refreshed on Sunday, February 1, 2015.

Calendar GMT Event Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2014-06-03 02:30 AM
Current Account  Q1
AUD -5.67B AUD -11.70B (R) AUD -7B AUD -10.4B
2014-09-02 02:30 AM
Current Account  Q2
AUD -13.7B AUD -7.8B (R) AUD -14.0B AUD -6.9B
2014-12-02 12:30 AM
Current Account  Q3
AUD -12.5B AUD -13.9B (R) AUD -13.6B AUD -9.8B
2015-03-03 12:30 AM
Current Account  Q4
AUD -12.5B AUD -12.9B
2015-06-02 02:30 AM
Current Account  Q1
AUD -13.3B
2015-09-01 02:30 AM
Current Account  Q2
AUD -13.1B


Australia Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -925.00 -877.00 2219.00 -3897.00 AUD Million [+]
Exports 27085.00 26925.00 29288.00 435.00 AUD Million [+]
Imports 28010.00 27802.00 28718.00 396.00 AUD Million [+]
Current Account -12525.00 -13948.00 295.00 -20882.00 AUD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -2.90 -4.10 1.40 -6.70 percent [+]
External Debt 1612746.00 1577168.00 1612746.00 147312.00 AUD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 89.50 92.80 118.50 49.30 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 52667.00 55596.00 57932.00 -37050.00 AUD Million [+]
Capital Flows 15133.00 10659.00 21907.00 -375.00 AUD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 517500.00 538800.00 785200.00 30100.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 79.85 79.85 79.85 79.69 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 338.00 350.00 781.00 282.00 BBL/D/1K [+]


Current Account Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia -12525.00 Aug/14 -13948.00 295.00 -20882.00 AUD Million [+]
Brazil -10317.00 Dec/14 -9332.60 3068.40 -11529.50 USD Million [+]
Canada -8401.00 Aug/14 -9907.00 12223.00 -19565.00 CAD Million [+]
China 721.76 Aug/14 734.41 1330.85 -8.96 USD Hundred Million [+]
Euro Area 24.65 Nov/14 29.70 32.91 -26.95 EUR Billion [+]
France 226.00 Nov/14 -427.00 4784.00 -5401.00 EUR Million [+]
Germany 18590.50 Nov/14 22500.00 23700.00 -9353.00 EUR Million [+]
India -10103.10 Aug/14 -7836.93 7360.00 -31857.20 USD Million [+]
Indonesia -6835.90 Aug/14 -8689.00 3795.00 -10133.00 USD Million [+]
Italy 3482.10 Nov/14 5460.00 19332.70 -11387.00 EUR Million [+]
Japan 433.00 Nov/14 833.40 3360.40 -1586.10 JPY Billion [+]
Mexico -2702.33 Aug/14 -7653.81 2173.77 -8988.85 USD Million [+]
Netherlands 14669.00 Aug/14 18198.00 22035.80 -2389.10 EUR Million [+]
Russia 11400.00 Aug/14 14120.00 39494.00 -3637.00 USD Million [+]
South Korea 11406.10 Nov/14 8840.00 11406.10 -3756.80 USD Million [+]
Spain 1729.00 Nov/14 311.00 3072.00 -12219.92 EUR Million [+]
Switzerland 11158.76 Aug/14 8214.23 28384.74 -7228.00 CHF million [+]
Turkey -5636.00 Nov/14 -2035.00 1132.00 -9460.00 USD Million [+]
United Kingdom -27010.00 Aug/14 -24300.00 2752.00 -27010.00 GBP Million [+]
United States -100255.00 Aug/14 -98417.00 9957.00 -216063.00 USD Million [+]