Australia | Economic Indicators


Markets Last Reference Previous Range
Currency 0.78  May/15 0.78 0.48 : 1.1
Government Bond 10Y 2.92 percent May/15 2.65 2.27 : 16.4
Stock Market 5722 Index points May/15 5790 1358 : 6829
GDP Last Reference Previous Range
GDP 1561 USD Billion Dec/13 1532 18.6 : 1561
GDP Growth Rate 0.5 percent Nov/14 0.4 -2 : 4.5
GDP Annual Growth Rate 2.5 percent Nov/14 2.7 -3.4 : 9
GDP Constant Prices 397341 AUD Million Nov/14 395170 59435 : 397341
Gross National Product 380643 AUD Million Nov/14 378803 52637 : 380643
GDP per capita 37493 USD Dec/13 37175 13356 : 37493
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 102472 AUD Million Nov/14 102207 9150 : 108733
GDP per capita PPP 42810 USD Dec/13 42448 27899 : 42810
GDP From Agriculture 8864 AUD Million Nov/14 8944 3045 : 9351
GDP From Construction 31046 AUD Million Nov/14 30714 7506 : 31624
GDP From Manufacturing 24705 AUD Million Nov/14 24656 14947 : 27976
GDP From Mining 33796 AUD Million Nov/14 33773 5812 : 33796
Gdp From Public Administration 20906 AUD Million Nov/14 20656 7323 : 21074
Labour Last Reference Previous Range
Unemployment Rate 6.2 percent Apr/15 6.1 4 : 10.9
Employed Persons 11725 Thousand Apr/15 11727 5997 : 11727
Full Time Employment -21900 Persons Apr/15 41300 -75500 : 87900
Employment Change -2900 Persons Apr/15 48200 -100100 : 102600
Unemployed Persons 770 Thousand Apr/15 762 366 : 952
Job Vacancies 144559  Apr/15 141345 56561 : 259915
Youth Unemployment Rate 13.65 percent Mar/15 13.74 7.7 : 20.3
Productivity 103 Index Points Nov/14 102 58.2 : 104
Labor Force Participation Rate 64.76 percent Apr/15 64.79 60.23 : 65.81
Wages 1129 AUD/Week Dec/14 1123 59.1 : 1129
Wages In Manufacturing 1268 AUD/Week Dec/14 1216 333 : 1268
Labour Costs 102 Index Points Nov/14 102 45.4 : 102
Population 23.13 Million Dec/13 22.72 10.28 : 23.13
Retirement Age Women 64.5  Jan/15 64.5 62 : 64.5
Retirement Age Men 65  Jan/15 65 65 : 65
Minimum Wages 641 AUD/week Dec/14 622 544 : 641
Wage Growth 2.3 percent Feb/15 2.5 2.3 : 4.3
Prices Last Reference Previous Range
Inflation Rate 1.3 percent Feb/15 1.7 -1.3 : 23.9
Inflation Rate Mom 0.2 percent Feb/15 0.2 -1.54 : 7.55
Consumer Price Index CPI 107 Index Points Feb/15 107 4.2 : 107
Core Inflation Rate 2.27 percent Feb/15 2.1 0.87 : 7.6
Core Consumer Prices 108 Index Points Feb/15 107 43.4 : 108
GDP Deflator 101 Index Points Nov/14 101 6.7 : 102
Producer Prices 105 Index Points Feb/15 104 70.7 : 105
Producer Prices Change 0.7 percent Feb/15 1.1 -1.5 : 6.3
Export Prices 84.6 Index Points Feb/15 85.3 16.3 : 112
Import Prices 105 Index Points Feb/15 105 51.5 : 116
Food Inflation 1.9 percent Feb/15 2 -3.2 : 20.6
Money Last Reference Previous Range
Interest Rate percent May/15 2.25 2.25 : 17.5
Interbank Rate 2.45 percent Apr/15 2.5 2.45 : 18.18
Money Supply M1 327227 AUD Million Mar/15 325408 8246 : 327227
Money Supply M3 1767700 AUD Million Mar/15 1761084 10191 : 1767700
Central Bank Balance Sheet 153543 AUD Million May/15 147006 30418 : 166360
Foreign Exchange Reserves 67786 AUD Million Apr/15 74500 1126 : 84610
Loans to Private Sector 2075558 AUD Million Mar/15 2063758 18595 : 2075558
Banks Balance Sheet 3692 AUD Billion Mar/15 3576 323 : 3692
Money Supply M0 90.57 AUD Billion Mar/15 90.16 4.09 : 92.16
Trade Last Reference Previous Range
Balance of Trade -1322 AUD Million Mar/15 -1609 -3877 : 2254
Exports 27217 AUD Million Mar/15 27632 435 : 29229
Imports 28539 AUD Million Mar/15 29241 396 : 29241
Current Account -9588 AUD Million Nov/14 -12130 -20882 : 295
Current Account to GDP -2.9 percent Dec/13 -4.1 -6.7 : 1.4
External Debt 1674976 AUD Million Dec/14 1612746 147312 : 1674976
Terms of Trade 87.9 Index Points Nov/14 89.4 49.3 : 118
Foreign Direct Investment 57525 AUD Million Jun/14 56183 -37050 : 57932
Capital Flows 11552 AUD Million Nov/14 14747 -375 : 21907
Tourist Arrivals 671600  Mar/15 715200 30100 : 806700
Gold Reserves 79.85 Tonnes Nov/14 79.85 79.69 : 79.85
Crude Oil Production 354 BBL/D/1K Dec/14 360 282 : 781
Government Last Reference Previous Range
Government Budget -3.1 percent of GDP Jun/14 -1.2 -4.2 : 2
Government Debt to GDP 28.6 percent Dec/13 27.07 9.7 : 31.7
Government Budget Value 4396 AUD Million Mar/15 -2497 -13933 : 13995
Government Spending 70300 AUD Million Nov/14 70020 8769 : 70300
Credit Rating 96.54  :
Business Last Reference Previous Range
Business Confidence Apr/15 3 -31.6 : 21.1
Manufacturing PMI 48.04  Apr/15 46.29 30.86 : 62.13
Services PMI 49.7 Index Points Apr/15 50.2 39 : 55.2
Industrial Production 3.44 percent Nov/14 3.87 -7.78 : 12.95
Manufacturing Production -2.11 percent Nov/14 -1.52 -11.72 : 8.55
Capacity Utilization 80.08 percent Apr/15 80.48 78.24 : 84.67
New Orders 30  Feb/15 4 -37 : 47
Changes in Inventories -845 AUD Million Nov/14 1652 -3872 : 4207
Bankruptcies 655 Companies Feb/15 484 217 : 1123
Corporate Profits 64511 AUD Million Nov/14 64617 12032 : 70734
Car Registrations 13297 Thousand Cars Jan/14 13000 3991 : 13297
GDP Last Reference Previous Range
Gdp From Utilities 10698 AUD Million Nov/14 10580 3936 : 11007
Business Last Reference Previous Range
Industrial Production Mom 0.47 percent Aug/14 -0.38 -7.02 : 5.3
Leading Economic Index 98 Index Points Mar/15 98.28 97.2 : 103
Mining Production 10.9 percent Nov/14 12 -16.9 : 25.2
Small Business Sentiment -5.68 Net balance indices Feb/15 -2.46 -21.1 : 18.71
Total Vehicle Sales 94888  Apr/15 96158 48098 : 97232
Consumer Last Reference Previous Range
Consumer Confidence 102  May/15 96.2 64.61 : 128
Retail Sales MoM 0.3 percent Mar/15 0.7 -10.6 : 8.1
Retail Sales YoY 4.3 percent Mar/15 4 -6.1 : 31.9
Consumer Spending 218821 AUD Million Nov/14 216851 31319 : 218821
Disposable Personal Income 272593 AUD Million Nov/14 269862 3108 : 272593
Personal Savings percent Nov/14 9.3 -0.7 : 20.6
Consumer Credit 2304060 AUD Million Mar/15 2293109 35835 : 2304060
Private Sector Credit 0.5 percent Mar/15 0.6 -0.5 : 2.9
Bank Lending Rate 9.05 percent Apr/15 9.05 8.1 : 20.5
Gasoline Prices 1.05 USD/Liter Apr/15 1.02 0.46 : 1.67
Housing Last Reference Previous Range
Housing Index 1.9 percent Nov/14 1.4 -2.6 : 6.1
Building Permits 2.8 percent Mar/15 -1.6 -23.91 : 32.3
New Home Sales 8076  Mar/15 7733 5186 : 20768
Construction Output -0.2 percent Nov/14 -2.8 -18.9 : 9.2
Taxes Last Reference Previous Range
Corporate Tax Rate 30 percent Jan/15 30 30 : 49
Personal Income Tax Rate 45 percent Jan/14 45 45 : 47
Sales Tax Rate 10 percent Jan/15 10 10 : 10
Social Security Rate 10.75 percent Jan/14 10.5 10.5 : 10.75
Social Security Rate For Companies 9.25 percent Jan/14 9 9 : 9.25
Social Security Rate For Employees 1.5 percent Jan/14 1.5 1.5 : 1.5




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