Selected indicators for Australia

Population

Population, Million persons, 1994-2014
Population, Annual growth rate (%), 2014

23.5 million

Growth rate: 1.6%

Income inequality

Income inequality, 0 = complete equality; 1 = complete inequality, latest available year

Education

Mathematics performance (PISA), Mean score, 2015
Reading performance (PISA), Mean score, 2015
Science performance (PISA), Mean score, 2015

CO2 emissions

Air and GHG emissions, Carbon dioxide (CO2), latest available year

15.8 tonnes per capita

GDP

Gross domestic product (GDP), US dollars/capita, 2017
Real GDP forecast, Annual growth rate (%), 2019

50 588 US$ per capita

Projected growth rate: 3.0%

Debt

Household debt, % of net disposable income, 2016
General government debt, % of GDP, 2017

Household debt:
211.1 % of disposable income

Government debt:
64.6 % of GDP

Unemployment

Unemployment rate, % of labour force, 1997-2017

5.6 % of labour force

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Country profile of Australia

AgricultureLatestTrendRanking
Agricultural landIndicator 309 234 Permanent pasture
Hectares
2016
Australia
Hectares
Permanent pasture
Hectares
1997-2016
Australia (red)
Permanent pasture
Hectares
2016
Australia (red)
Agricultural supportIndicator 2.0 Producer support (PSE)
% of gross farm receipts
2016
Australia
% of gross farm receipts
Producer support (PSE)
% of gross farm receipts
1997-2016
Australia (red), OECD - Total (black)
Crop productionIndicator 2.29 Wheat
Tonnes/hectare
2026
Australia
Tonnes/hectare
Wheat
Tonnes/hectare
2007-2026
Australia (red), OECD - Total (black)
Fish landingsIndicator 152 339.3 National landings in domestic ports
Tonnes
2014
Australia
Tonnes
National landings in domestic ports
Tonnes
1995-2014
Australia (red)
National landings in domestic ports
Tonnes
2013
Australia (red)
Nutrient balanceIndicator 19.9 Nitrogen
Kilograms/hectare
2015
Australia
Kilograms/hectare
Nitrogen
Kilograms/hectare
1996-2015
Australia (red)
Nitrogen
Kilograms/hectare
2015
Australia (red)

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DevelopmentLatestTrendRanking
Distribution of net ODAIndicator 534.4 Least developed countries
Million US dollars
2016
Australia
Million US dollars
Least developed countries
Million US dollars
1997-2016
Australia (red), DAC Countries (black)
Least developed countries
Million US dollars
2016
Australia (red), DAC Countries (black)
Grants by private agencies and NGOsIndicator 1 051.1 Total
Million US dollars
2012
Australia
Million US dollars
Total
Million US dollars
1992-2012
Australia (red), DAC Countries (black)
Net ODAIndicator 0.2 Total
% of gross national income
2017
Australia
% of gross national income
Total
% of gross national income
1998-2017
Australia (red), DAC Countries (black)
Total
% of gross national income
2017
Australia (red), DAC Countries (black)
Private flowsIndicator 11 405.9 Total
Million US dollars
2016
Australia
Million US dollars
Total
Million US dollars
1996-2016
Australia (red), DAC Countries (black)
Total
Million US dollars
2015
Australia (red), DAC Countries (black)
Total official and private flowsIndicator 15 123.9 Total
Million US dollars
2016
Australia
Million US dollars
Total
Million US dollars
1997-2016
Australia (red), DAC Countries (black)
Total
Million US dollars
2016
Australia (red), DAC Countries (black)

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EconomyLatestTrendRanking
Composite leading indicator (CLI)Indicator 99.38 Amplitude adjusted
Long-term average = 100
Apr-2018
Australia
Long-term average = 100
Household disposable incomeIndicator 1.5 Net
Annual growth rate (%)
2016
Australia
Annual growth rate (%)
Net
Annual growth rate (%)
1997-2016
Australia (red)
Net
Annual growth rate (%)
2016
Australia (red)
Labour compensation per hour workedIndicator 2.9 Total
Annual growth rate (%)
2015
Australia
Annual growth rate (%)
Total
Annual growth rate (%)
1996-2015
Australia (red)
Total
Annual growth rate (%)
2016
Net national incomeIndicator 38 400 Total
US dollars/capita
2016
Australia
US dollars/capita
Total
US dollars/capita
1997-2016
Australia (red), OECD - Total (black)
Total
US dollars/capita
2016
Australia (red), OECD - Total (black)
Trade in goods and servicesIndicator 21.3 Exports
% of GDP
2016
Australia
% of GDP
Exports
% of GDP
1997-2016
Australia (red)
Exports
% of GDP
2017

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EducationLatestTrendRanking
Education spendingIndicator 18 038 Tertiary
US dollars/student
2014
Australia
US dollars/student
Tertiary
US dollars/student
2012-2014
Australia (red)
Tertiary
US dollars/student
2014
Australia (red)
Mathematics performance (PISA)Indicator 497 Boys
Mean score
2015
Australia
Mean score
Boys
Mean score
2003-2015
Australia (red), OECD - Total (black)
Boys
Mean score
2015
Australia (red)
Reading performance (PISA)Indicator 487 Boys
Mean score
2015
Australia
Mean score
Boys
Mean score
2000-2015
Australia (red), OECD - Total (black)
Boys
Mean score
2015
Australia (red)
Science performance (PISA)Indicator 511 Boys
Mean score
2015
Australia
Mean score
Boys
Mean score
2006-2015
Australia (red), OECD - Total (black)
Boys
Mean score
2015
Australia (red)
Youth not in employment, education or training (NEET)Indicator 6.3 15-19 year-old men
% in same age group
2016
Australia
% in same age group
15-19 year-old men
% in same age group
1997-2016
Australia (red), OECD - Average (black)
15-19 year-old men
% in same age group
2016
Australia (red), OECD - Average (black)

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EnergyLatestTrendRanking
Crude oil productionIndicator 16 160.8 Total
Thousand toe
2016
Australia
Thousand toe
Total
Thousand toe
1997-2016
Australia (red)
Total
Thousand toe
2016
Australia (red)
Infrastructure investmentIndicator 11 874 650 865.00 Road
Euro
2016
Australia
Euro
Road
Euro
1997-2016
Australia (red)
Road
Euro
2016
Australia (red)
Passenger transportIndicator 296 202.0 Road
Million passenger-kilometres
2015
Australia
Million passenger-kilometres
Road
Million passenger-kilometres
1996-2015
Australia (red)
Road
Million passenger-kilometres
2015
Australia (red)
Primary energy supplyIndicator 0.12 Total
Toe/1 000 US dollars
2016
Australia
Toe/1 000 US dollars
Total
Toe/1 000 US dollars
1997-2016
Australia (red)
Total
Toe/1 000 US dollars
2016
Australia (red)
Road accidentsIndicator 54 Deaths
Per 1 000 000 inhabitants
2016
Australia
Per 1 000 000 inhabitants
Deaths
Per 1 000 000 inhabitants
1997-2016
Australia (red)
Deaths
Per 1 000 000 inhabitants
2016
Australia (red)

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EnvironmentLatestTrendRanking
Air and GHG emissionsIndicator 15.8 Carbon dioxide (CO2)
Tonnes/capita
2015
Australia
Tonnes/capita
Carbon dioxide (CO2)
Tonnes/capita
1996-2015
Australia (red)
Carbon dioxide (CO2)
Tonnes/capita
2015
Australia (red)
Municipal wasteIndicator 560.7 Total
Kilograms/capita
2015
Australia
Kilograms/capita
Total
Kilograms/capita
1995-2015
Australia (red), OECD - Total (black)
Total
Kilograms/capita
2016
OECD - Total (black)
Water withdrawalsIndicator 16 813.7 Total
Million m3
2016
Australia
Million m3
Total
Million m3
1996-2016
Australia (red)
Total
Million m3
2012
Australia (red)

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FinanceLatestTrendRanking
Broad money (M3)Indicator 166.96 Total
2010=100
Apr-2018
Australia
2010=100
Total
2010=100
Sep-2016-Apr-2018
Australia (red), OECD - Total (black)
Total
2010=100
Apr-2018
Australia (red), OECD - Total (black)
Long-term interest ratesIndicator 2.8 Total
% per annum
May-2018
Australia
% per annum
Total
% per annum
Oct-2016-May-2018
Australia (red)
Total
% per annum
Apr-2018
Australia (red)
Net pension replacement ratesIndicator 42.6 Men
% of pre-retirement earnings
2016
Australia
% of pre-retirement earnings
Men
% of pre-retirement earnings
2014-2016
Australia (red), OECD - Total (black)
Men
% of pre-retirement earnings
2016
Australia (red)
Net pension wealthIndicator 14.8 Men
Multiple of annual gross earnings
2016
Australia
Multiple of annual gross earnings
Men
Multiple of annual gross earnings
2014-2016
Australia (red), OECD - Total (black)
Men
Multiple of annual gross earnings
2016
Australia (red)
Short-term interest ratesIndicator 2.0 Total
% per annum
May-2018
Australia
% per annum
Total
% per annum
Oct-2016-May-2018
Australia (red), Euro area (19 countries) (black)
Total
% per annum
May-2018
Australia (red), Euro area (19 countries) (black)

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GovernmentLatestTrendRanking
General government spendingIndicator 36.2 Total
% of GDP
2015
Australia
% of GDP
Total
% of GDP
1998-2015
Australia (red)
Total
% of GDP
2016
Government reservesIndicator 35 073.0 Total
SDR millions
Q4-2014
Australia
SDR millions
Total
SDR millions
Q1-2010-Q4-2014
Australia (red)
Total
SDR millions
Q4-2014
Australia (red)
Tax on corporate profitsIndicator 4.3 Total
% of GDP
2015
Australia
% of GDP
Total
% of GDP
1996-2015
Australia (red), OECD - Average (black)
Total
% of GDP
2016
Tax revenueIndicator 28.2 Total
% of GDP
2015
Australia
% of GDP
Total
% of GDP
1996-2015
Australia (red), OECD - Average (black)
Total
% of GDP
2016
OECD - Average (black)
Tax wedgeIndicator 28.6 Total
% of labour cost
2017
Australia
% of labour cost
Total
% of labour cost
2000-2017
Australia (red), OECD - Average (black)
Total
% of labour cost
2017
Australia (red), OECD - Average (black)

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HealthLatestTrendRanking
Health spendingIndicator 4 708 Total
US dollars/capita
2016
Australia
US dollars/capita
Total
US dollars/capita
1997-2016
Australia (red)
Total
US dollars/capita
2016
Australia (red)
Hospital bedsIndicator 3.8 Total
Per 1 000 inhabitants
2014
Australia
Per 1 000 inhabitants
Total
Per 1 000 inhabitants
1994-2014
Australia (red)
Total
Per 1 000 inhabitants
2015
Length of hospital stayIndicator 4.70 Acute care
Days
2014
Australia
Days
Acute care
Days
1994-2014
Australia (red)
Acute care
Days
2015
Life expectancy at birthIndicator 80.4 Men
Years
2015
Australia
Years
Men
Years
1996-2015
Australia (red)
Men
Years
2015
Australia (red)
Overweight or obese populationIndicator 63.4 Measured
% of population aged 15+
2014
Australia
% of population aged 15+
Measured
% of population aged 15+
1994-2014
Australia (red)

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Innovation and TechnologyLatestTrendRanking
Gross domestic spending on R&DIndicator 1.9 Total
% of GDP
2015
Australia
% of GDP
Total
% of GDP
1995-2015
Australia (red), OECD - Total (black)
Total
% of GDP
2016
OECD - Total (black)
ICT value addedIndicator
Internet accessIndicator 86.1 Total
% of all households
2016
Australia
% of all households
Total
% of all households
2005-2016
Australia (red), OECD - Total (black)
Total
% of all households
2017
Mobile broadband subscriptionsIndicator 132.5 Total
Per 100 inhabitants
Q2-2017
Australia
Per 100 inhabitants
Total
Per 100 inhabitants
Q2-2010-Q2-2017
Australia (red), OECD - Total (black)
Total
Per 100 inhabitants
Q2-2017
Australia (red), OECD - Total (black)
Triadic patent familiesIndicator 338.1 Total
Number
2015
Australia
Number
Total
Number
1996-2015
Australia (red), OECD - Total (black)
Total
Number
2015
Australia (red), OECD - Total (black)

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JobsLatestTrendRanking
Average wagesIndicator 49 125.9 Total
US dollars
2017
Australia
US dollars
Total
US dollars
1998-2017
Australia (red)
Total
US dollars
2017
Australia (red)
Employment rateIndicator 73.6 Total
% of working age population
Q1-2018
Australia
% of working age population
Total
% of working age population
Q2-2013-Q1-2018
Australia (red), OECD - Total (black)
Total
% of working age population
Q4-2017
Australia (red), OECD - Total (black)
Hours workedIndicator 1 669 Total
Hours/worker
2016
Australia
Hours/worker
Total
Hours/worker
1997-2016
Australia (red), OECD - Total (black)
Total
Hours/worker
2016
Australia (red), OECD - Total (black)
Long-term unemployment rateIndicator 23.5 Total
% of unemployed
2017
Australia
% of unemployed
Total
% of unemployed
1998-2017
Australia (red), OECD - Total (black)
Total
% of unemployed
2017
Australia (red), OECD - Total (black)
Self-employment rateIndicator 10.1 Total
% of employment
2016
Australia
% of employment
Total
% of employment
1997-2016
Australia (red), OECD - Total (black)
Total
% of employment
2016
Australia (red)

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SocietyLatestTrendRanking
Fertility ratesIndicator 1.80 Total
Children/woman
2016
Australia
Children/woman
Total
Children/woman
1997-2016
Australia (red)
Total
Children/woman
2016
Australia (red)
National population distributionIndicator 70.0 Urban regions
Percentage
2014
Australia
Percentage
Urban regions
Percentage
2014
Australia (red), OECD - Total (black)
Permanent immigrant inflowsIndicator 231 380.0 Total
Number
2014
Australia
Number
Total
Number
2003-2014
Australia (red)
Total
Number
2014
Australia (red)
Poverty rateIndicator 0.13 Total
Ratio
2014
Australia
Ratio
Total
Ratio
2012-2014
Australia (red)
Total
Ratio
2015
Social spendingIndicator 19.1 Public
% of GDP
2016
Australia
% of GDP
Public
% of GDP
1997-2016
Australia (red), OECD - Total (black)
Public
% of GDP
2016
Australia (red), OECD - Total (black)

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