Australia | Economic Indicators

Markets Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Stock Market 5479.30 5366.90 3569.09 Index points 2014-04-22 Daily [+]
Currency 0.94 0.92 0.77 2014-04-22 Daily [+]
Government Bond 10Y 4.00 4.07 7.80 Percent 2014-04-22 Daily [+]
GDP Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
GDP Growth Rate 0.80 0.60 0.88 Percent 2013-12-31 Quarterly [+]
GDP Annual Growth Rate 2.80 2.30 3.48 Percent 2013-12-31 Quarterly [+]
GDP per capita 37228.20 36584.99 23945.72 USD 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
GDP per capita PPP 35668.77 35052.51 27027.51 USD 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
GDP Constant Prices 390572.00 387481.00 183524.88 AUD Million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 105451.00 106746.00 38123.11 AUD Million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Gross National Product 370481.00 367620.00 223958.12 AUD Million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
GDP 1520.60 1384.20 325.67 USD Billion 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
Labour Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Unemployment Rate 5.80 6.00 6.93 Percent 2014-03-31 Monthly [+]
Population 22.79 22.62 16.19 Million 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
Employment Change 18146.20 48199.90 13193.92 Persons 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Employed Persons 11553.15 11535.01 8536.17 Thousand 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Full Time Employment -22101.30 80041.00 6994.37 Persons 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Job Vacancies 132925.10 131089.00 134473.91 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Labour Costs 100.80 100.50 78.33 Index Points 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 64.72 64.88 63.14 Percent 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Productivity 103.80 103.10 83.99 Index Points 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.00 65.00 65.00 2013-01-01 Yearly [+]
Retirement Age Women 64.50 64.00 63.70 2013-01-01 Yearly [+]
Unemployed Persons 713.16 743.11 625.70 Thousand 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Wages 1114.20 1105.00 484.37 AUD 2013-12-31 Quarterly [+]
Wages In Manufacturing 1247.30 1223.10 719.08 AUD 2013-12-31 Quarterly [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 12.70 12.70 13.57 Percent 2013-10-30 Monthly [+]
Prices Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Inflation Rate 2.90 2.70 5.24 Percent 2014-03-31 Quarterly [+]
Core Inflation Rate 2.73 2.64 3.27 Percent 2014-02-15 Quarterly [+]
Consumer Price Index (CPI) 105.40 104.80 40.42 Index Points 2014-02-15 Quarterly [+]
Core Consumer Prices 105.40 104.90 74.75 Index Points 2014-02-15 Quarterly [+]
Export Prices 93.80 94.30 51.77 Index Points 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
GDP Deflator 101.40 100.60 47.42 Index Points 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Import Prices 104.90 105.50 91.13 Index Points 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.60 0.77 1.28 Percent 2014-02-15 Quarterly [+]
Producer Prices 103.00 102.80 86.92 Index Points 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Producer Prices Change 1.88 1.88 2.55 Percent 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Money Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Central Bank Balance Sheet 130502.00 138442.00 106406.09 AUD Million 2014-04-09 Weekly [+]
Foreign Exchange Reserves 62206.00 51806.00 23140.48 AUD Million 2014-03-31 Monthly [+]
Interbank Rate 2.68 2.68 7.05 Percent 2014-03-31 Monthly [+]
Loans to Private Sector 1904774.00 1892702.00 508142.85 AUD Million 2014-02-28 Monthly [+]
Money Supply M1 291721.00 289881.00 100964.70 AUD Million 2014-02-28 Monthly [+]
Money Supply M3 1630285.00 1617754.00 355948.05 AUD Million 2014-02-28 Monthly [+]
Interest Rate 2.50 2.50 5.29 Percent 2014-04-01 Monthly [+]
Trade Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Current Account -10139.00 -12710.00 -4628.00 AUD Million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Exports 29970.00 29850.00 8915.83 AUD Million 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Balance of Trade 1200.00 1392.00 -484.43 AUD Million 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Imports 28770.00 28458.00 9400.26 AUD Million 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Current Account to GDP -2.90 -4.10 -3.20 Percent 2013-12-31 Yearly [+]
Capital Flows 11480.00 14658.00 4426.58 AUD Million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Crude Oil Production 338.00 337.00 509.98 Thousands Barrels per Day 2013-12-15 Monthly [+]
External Debt 1513019.00 1436545.00 598211.98 AUD Million 2013-12-31 Quarterly [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 55972.00 58011.00 25056.45 AUD Million 2012-06-29 Yearly [+]
Gold Reserves 79.85 79.85 79.79 Tonnes 2013-12-31 Quarterly [+]
Terms Of Trade 88.10 87.50 60.17 Index Points 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Tourist Arrivals 627100.00 548100.00 280964.49 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Government Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Government Debt To GDP 20.70 22.90 19.92 Percent 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
Government Budget Value 5506.00 -6619.00 -321.72 AUD Million 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Government Spending 68247.00 68011.00 31638.32 AUD Million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Government Budget -1.20 -2.90 -0.85 Percent of GDP 2013-06-30 Yearly [+]
Credit Rating 96.54 Monthly [+]
Business Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Bankruptcies 739.00 511.00 655.09 Companies 2014-02-28 Monthly [+]
Capacity Utilization 80.24 80.54 81.06 Percent 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Car Registrations 92168.00 92459.00 74189.36 Cars 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Changes in Inventories -461.00 -1173.00 478.59 AUD Million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Corporate Profits 68215.00 67071.00 38041.15 AUD Million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Industrial Production 2.77 2.11 2.55 Percent 2013-12-31 Quarterly [+]
Manufacturing PMI 47.89 48.63 49.77 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Manufacturing Production -1.91 0.21 1.32 Percent 2013-08-15 Quarterly [+]
New Orders 26.00 13.00 12.45 2014-02-15 Quarterly [+]
Services PMI 48.90 55.20 47.29 Index Points 2014-03-31 Monthly [+]
Business Confidence 4.00 7.00 5.82 2014-03-31 Monthly [+]
Consumer Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Retail Sales MoM 0.20 1.20 0.50 Percent 2014-02-28 Monthly [+]
Retail Sales YoY 5.90 5.60 5.93 Percent 2014-02-28 Monthly [+]
Consumer Spending 208386.00 206764.00 94038.86 AUD Million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Disposable Personal Income 263428.00 261970.00 73361.51 AUD Million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Personal Savings 9.70 10.60 10.73 Percent 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Private Sector Credit 0.48 0.29 0.92 Percent 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Consumer Confidence 99.73 99.46 101.93 2014-04-15 Monthly [+]
Taxes Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Corporate Tax Rate 30.00 30.00 30.00 percent 2014-01-01 Yearly [+]
Personal Income Tax Rate 45.00 45.00 45.55 percent 2014-01-01 Yearly [+]
Sales Tax Rate 10.00 10.00 10.00 Percent 2014-01-01 Yearly [+]
Social Security Rate 10.75 10.50 10.54 percent 2014-01-01 Yearly [+]
Social Security Rate For Employees 1.50 1.50 1.50 percent 2014-01-01 Yearly [+]
Social Security Rate For Companies 9.25 9.00 9.04 percent 2014-01-01 Yearly [+]
Housing Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Building Permits -5.00 6.90 0.36 Percent 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Housing Index 3.40 2.40 1.62 Percent 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
New Home Sales 6386.00 5975.00 7365.69 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]





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