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Australia Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

1959 - 2018 | Quarterly | % | CEIC Data

Australia's Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) registered a growth equal to 6.9 % of the country's Nominal GDP in Jun 2018, compared with a growth equal to 3.3 % in the previous quarter. Australia's Foreign Direct Investment: % of Nominal GDP data is updated quarterly, available from Sep 1959 to Jun 2018. The data reached an all-time high of 19.3 % in Dec 2004 and a record low -21.4 % in Jun 2005. CEIC calculates Foreign Direct Invesetment as % of Nominal GDP from quarterly Foreign Direct Investment and quarterly Nominal GDP. The Australian Bureau of Statistics provides Foreign Direct Investment in local currency and Nominal GDP in local currency.

In the latest reports of Australia, Current Account recorded a deficit of 10.2 USD bn in Jun 2018. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 24.6 USD bn in Jun 2018. Australia's Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 4.0 USD bn in Jun 2018. Its Foreign Portfolio Investment increased by 17.8 USD bn in Jun 2018. The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 356.1 USD bn in Jun 2018.

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What was Australia's Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP in Mar 2018?

Last

3.3

Mar 2018
Previous

2.0

Dec 2017
Min

-21.4

Jun 2005
Max

19.3

Dec 2004
Unit

%

Frequency

quarterly

Range

Sep 1959 - Mar 2018

Updated on 06 Jun 2018
Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

3.3

Mar 2018

2.0

Dec 2017

-21.4

Jun 2005

19.3

Dec 2004

%

quarterly

Sep 1959 - Mar 2018

Updated on 06 Jun 2018

View Australia's Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP from Sep 1959 to Mar 2018 in the chart:

Australia Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

Series Details
Series ID

316303501

Name

Australia Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

Country

Australia

Frequency

Quarterly

Unit

%

Status

Active

Source

CEIC Data

First Date

Sep 1959

Last Date

Mar 2018

Last Updated

06 Jun 2018

Statistics
Mean

2.1

Variance

6.4

Standard deviation

2.5

Skewness

-1.6

Kurtosis

41.2

Coefficient variation

1.2

Median

1.8

Max
Dec 2004

19.3

Min
Jun 2005

-21.4

Previous observation
Dec 2017

2.0

Last observation
Mar 2018

3.3

Number of Observations

235

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10.1

Mar 2018

7.7

Dec 2017

5.5

Jun 2014

14.3

Jun 2009

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-29
Algeria

0.7

2017

1.0

2016

-0.4

2015

2.7

1974

%

yearly

1970 - 2017

Updated on 2018-10-15
Argentina

1.9

Mar 2018

1.5

Dec 2017

-1.0

Jun 2014

4.3

Mar 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-26
Armenia

3.9

Mar 2018

2.7

Dec 2017

-1.9

Dec 2014

33.8

Mar 1998

%

quarterly

Dec 1994 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-29
Australia

3.3

Mar 2018

2.0

Dec 2017

-21.4

Jun 2005

19.3

Dec 2004

%

quarterly

Sep 1959 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-06
Austria

0.6

Jun 2018

4.4

Mar 2018

-29.0

Dec 2010

92.2

Mar 2005

%

quarterly

Mar 1970 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-10-01
Azerbaijan

1.3

Mar 2018

4.3

Dec 2017

1.3

Mar 2018

12.8

Jun 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 2013 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-07-19
Bahrain

1.5

2017

0.8

2016

0.2

2015

11.5

2013

%

yearly

2012 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Bangladesh

1.0

2017

0.9

2016

0.1

2002

1.3

2005

%

yearly

1998 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Belarus

10.5

Mar 2018

2.0

Dec 2017

-1.4

Jun 2016

19.7

Dec 2011

%

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-07-06
Belgium

-1.2

Mar 2018

-4.7

Dec 2017

-21.4

Dec 2015

84.1

Dec 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-29
Bolivia

1.7

Dec 2017

3.2

Sep 2017

-6.5

Dec 2005

18.8

Dec 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1990 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-06-28
Bosnia and Herzegovina

3.0

Mar 2018

1.7

Dec 2017

-0.9

Sep 2009

9.3

Dec 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-07-09
Botswana

2.4

Mar 2018

2.6

Dec 2017

-3.6

Mar 2016

13.0

Jun 2011

%

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-10-09
Brazil

2.6

Jun 2018

3.8

Mar 2018

0.3

Mar 1995

7.1

Dec 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-26
Brunei

2.2

Dec 2015

2.2

Sep 2015

-0.6

Dec 2014

10.4

Jun 2014

%

quarterly

Mar 2013 - Dec 2015

Updated on 2018-04-27
Bulgaria

1.3

Mar 2018

3.6

Dec 2017

-2.5

Sep 2010

31.0

Jun 2007

%

quarterly

Mar 2007 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-19
Cambodia

12.4

2017

11.2

2016

9.3

2015

13.1

2012

%

yearly

2010 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-30
Canada

3.4

Mar 2018

1.7

Dec 2017

-2.6

Jun 2004

17.7

Dec 2000

%

quarterly

Mar 1961 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-31
Chile

8.8

Mar 2018

2.1

Dec 2017

-1.6

Jun 2017

18.7

Dec 2011

%

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-18
China

1.5

Jun 2018

2.3

Mar 2018

0.7

Jun 2017

6.9

Dec 2006

%

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Colombia

4.4

2017

4.9

2016

1.8

2003

7.0

2005

%

yearly

2000 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-01
Croatia

4.1

Mar 2018

3.9

Dec 2017

-4.3

Dec 2015

20.0

Dec 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1997 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-29
Cyprus

15.9

Mar 2018

24.9

Dec 2017

-59.9

Sep 2011

711.9

Mar 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-29
Czech Republic

2.0

Mar 2018

3.4

Dec 2017

-4.3

Sep 2011

25.0

Jun 2002

%

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-07-10
Denmark

2.1

Jun 2018

0.3

Mar 2018

-18.4

Dec 2012

61.0

Jun 2000

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-10-09
Ecuador

0.8

Mar 2018

0.3

Dec 2017

-2.1

Dec 2007

7.8

Dec 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1993 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-29
Egypt

3.8

Mar 2018

3.0

Dec 2017

-1.2

Dec 2011

12.5

Dec 2006

%

quarterly

Sep 2001 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-07-23
Estonia

-0.7

Mar 2018

-1.9

Dec 2017

-17.0

Jun 2015

25.0

Dec 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-07
European Union

-1.4

Mar 2018

-0.1

Dec 2017

-5.2

Sep 2017

14.2

Mar 2000

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-07-20
Finland

6.9

Mar 2018

1.7

Dec 2017

-16.7

Sep 2009

20.7

Mar 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-07-13
France

2.0

Jun 2018

-0.1

Mar 2018

-1.8

Sep 2009

7.1

Dec 2007

%

quarterly

Mar 1997 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-10-01
Georgia

7.5

Mar 2018

11.2

Dec 2017

2.3

Mar 1998

23.3

Dec 2007

%

quarterly

Mar 1997 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-29
Germany

2.5

Mar 2018

1.5

Dec 2017

-3.7

Mar 2004

33.2

Mar 2000

%

quarterly

Mar 1991 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-11
Greece

2.0

Mar 2018

1.3

Dec 2017

-1.4

Mar 2012

4.2

Jun 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-04
Hong Kong SAR

25.0

Mar 2018

46.5

Dec 2017

-17.0

Dec 2002

102.9

Mar 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-22
Hungary

6.4

Mar 2018

-46.3

Dec 2017

-60.2

Jun 2009

219.6

Dec 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-21
Iceland

-3.6

Mar 2018

-19.8

Dec 2017

-80.0

Sep 2017

62.0

Dec 2005

%

quarterly

Mar 1997 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-08
India

1.2

Mar 2018

0.9

Dec 2017

0.7

Mar 2005

4.1

Mar 2008

%

quarterly

Jun 2004 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-07-11
Indonesia

1.3

Jun 2018

1.4

Mar 2018

-4.6

Dec 2000

5.3

Jun 2005

%

quarterly

Mar 1990 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-09-14
Iran

0.8

2016

0.5

2015

-0.1

1990

2.3

2002

%

yearly

1989 - 2016

Updated on 2018-07-17
Ireland

-29.5

Mar 2018

-27.0

Dec 2017

-37.8

Dec 2011

211.1

Dec 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-07-25
Israel

4.3

Mar 2018

11.7

Dec 2017

-1.5

Dec 2014

16.7

Dec 2006

%

quarterly

Mar 1979 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-07-16
Italy

0.9

Mar 2018

1.5

Dec 2017

-4.2

Sep 2009

8.3

Mar 2009

%

quarterly

Mar 1988 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-29
Ivory Coast

1.8

2017

1.6

2016

-2.1

1992

3.5

1997

%

yearly

1975 - 2017

Updated on 2018-10-26
Japan

0.3

Mar 2018

0.6

Dec 2017

-1.2

Jun 2006

1.2

Jun 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 1980 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-07-08
Jordan

3.0

Mar 2018

3.5

Dec 2017

-1.6

Jun 1993

39.3

Mar 2006

%

quarterly

Mar 1992 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-07-12
Kazakhstan

2.8

Mar 2018

-0.8

Dec 2017

-6.1

Dec 2010

64.8

Dec 1999

%

quarterly

Dec 1997 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-07-11
Kenya

0.9

2017

0.6

2016

0.0

2001

4.0

2009

%

yearly

1996 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
South Korea

0.9

Mar 2018

1.5

Dec 2017

-0.4

Sep 1980

2.9

Jun 2004

%

quarterly

Mar 1980 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-31
Kosovo

2.4

Mar 2018

4.4

Dec 2017

-0.3

Jun 2014

11.3

Dec 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-29
Kuwait

0.1

2017

0.3

2016

0.1

2017

2.2

2012

%

yearly

2009 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-26
Kyrgyzstan

-9.1

Mar 2018

-2.7

Dec 2017

-9.1

Mar 2018

33.9

Dec 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-07-16
Laos

9.4

2017

5.9

2016

0.3

2002

9.4

2017

%

yearly

1988 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-24
Latvia

2.5

Mar 2018

-1.0

Dec 2017

-3.7

Dec 2001

12.9

Sep 1997

%

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-04
Lebanon

5.1

2016

4.7

2015

4.7

2015

15.5

2005

%

yearly

2004 - 2016

Updated on 2018-05-30
Lithuania

2.9

Mar 2018

2.1

Dec 2017

-5.6

Jun 2012

19.4

Sep 1998

%

quarterly

Mar 1993 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-21
Luxembourg

-287.1

Mar 2018

-915.0

Dec 2017

-1,803.1

Sep 2017

1,962.5

Sep 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-21
Macau SAR

2.8

2016

0.8

2015

-1.9

2009

29.2

2007

%

yearly

1982 - 2016

Updated on 2018-05-08
Macedonia

12.4

Mar 2018

4.3

Dec 2017

-3.6

Dec 2014

41.3

Mar 2001

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-07
Malawi

4.4

2017

6.0

2016

-1.3

1991

10.2

2011

%

yearly

1970 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-29
Malaysia

4.0

Mar 2018

1.7

Dec 2017

-1.8

Dec 2009

8.4

Jun 2007

%

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-17
Malta

27.8

Mar 2018

32.0

Dec 2017

-66.9

Dec 2013

478.8

Mar 2007

%

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-20
Mauritius

177.8

Mar 2018

183.0

Dec 2017

-58.5

Mar 2013

658.8

Jun 2007

%

quarterly

Mar 2007 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-07-02
Mexico

3.4

Mar 2018

1.7

Dec 2017

-0.2

Jun 2010

8.5

Sep 2001

%

quarterly

Mar 1993 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-25
Moldova

4.0

Mar 2018

2.6

Dec 2017

-1.3

Jun 1999

20.8

Mar 2000

%

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-07-12
Mongolia

16.9

Mar 2018

16.5

Dec 2017

-145.3

Jun 2016

50.5

Dec 2011

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-31
Montenegro

6.4

Mar 2018

15.7

Dec 2017

-11.2

Mar 2016

29.4

Jun 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-22
Morocco

2.0

Mar 2018

2.6

Dec 2017

0.9

Sep 2016

5.1

Dec 2014

%

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-07-10
Nepal

0.5

2017

0.3

2016

-0.1

2006

0.6

2012

%

yearly

2001 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-25
Netherlands

17.7

Mar 2018

8.6

Dec 2017

-36.1

Dec 2015

125.6

Sep 2007

%

quarterly

Jun 2003 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-07-23
New Zealand

0.2

Mar 2018

3.9

Dec 2017

-19.1

Dec 2003

10.1

Mar 2001

%

quarterly

Jun 2000 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-20
Nigeria

0.9

Mar 2018

0.9

Dec 2017

0.4

Dec 2015

2.5

Dec 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-07-03
Norway

-8.6

Mar 2018

-3.0

Dec 2017

-26.6

Dec 2016

17.0

Dec 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-20
Oman

2.5

2016

-3.2

2015

-3.7

1974

7.9

2007

%

yearly

1970 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-20
Pakistan

0.9

2018

0.9

2017

0.0

1977

3.4

2007

%

yearly

1977 - 2018

Updated on 2018-07-19
Panama

6.9

Mar 2018

6.2

Dec 2017

2.0

Sep 2009

13.3

Jun 2011

%

quarterly

Mar 2007 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-20
Paraguay

0.7

Mar 2018

0.8

Dec 2017

-1.8

Mar 2015

4.6

Jun 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-07-05
Peru

3.8

Mar 2018

4.7

Dec 2017

-4.6

Sep 2014

15.3

Jun 1994

%

quarterly

Mar 1990 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-25
Philippines

4.3

Jun 2018

2.9

Mar 2018

-0.3

Sep 2010

5.4

Mar 2007

%

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-09-14
Poland

3.5

Mar 2018

2.8

Dec 2017

-1.8

Dec 2013

11.3

Dec 2006

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-07-03
Portugal

0.1

Mar 2018

4.0

Dec 2017

-6.3

Dec 2004

18.8

Dec 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-07-04
Qatar

-3.2

Mar 2018

0.4

Dec 2017

-3.2

Mar 2018

2.2

Sep 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-07-17
Romania

5.8

Mar 2018

1.3

Dec 2017

-0.1

Dec 2010

12.7

Dec 2006

%

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-07-06
Russia

1.8

Mar 2018

0.5

Dec 2017

-1.8

Dec 2005

7.5

Mar 2013

%

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-29
Saudi Arabia

0.5

Mar 2018

0.1

Dec 2017

0.1

Dec 2017

10.7

Dec 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-07-18
Serbia

7.4

Mar 2018

5.7

Dec 2017

3.3

Mar 2013

7.6

Sep 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2013 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-07-20
Singapore

17.7

Mar 2018

20.0

Dec 2017

-11.1

Jun 2003

43.3

Mar 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-24
Slovakia

3.2

Jun 2018

6.3

Mar 2018

-4.1

Dec 2009

12.1

Mar 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-10-05
Slovenia

3.4

Mar 2018

2.0

Dec 2017

-2.7

Jun 2009

13.2

Dec 2002

%

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-07-16
South Africa

0.9

Mar 2018

-1.1

Dec 2017

-2.1

Dec 2006

20.4

Jun 2001

%

quarterly

Mar 1985 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-21
Spain

3.5

Mar 2018

-3.6

Dec 2017

-3.6

Dec 2017

11.9

Dec 2000

%

quarterly

Mar 1980 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-25
Sri Lanka

1.7

Mar 2018

4.2

Dec 2017

0.2

Sep 2017

4.2

Dec 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-29
Sudan

0.9

2017

1.1

2016

0.0

1996

7.8

2006

%

yearly

1996 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-24
Sweden

2.0

Mar 2018

3.9

Dec 2017

-7.2

Dec 2011

61.5

Jun 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1982 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-04
Switzerland

-20.5

Mar 2018

3.1

Dec 2017

-20.5

Sep 2017

32.9

Dec 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-25
Syria

1.2

2011

2.4

2010

-0.0

1980

4.8

2009

%

yearly

1980 - 2011

Updated on 2018-05-08
Taiwan

1.3

Mar 2018

0.4

Dec 2017

-1.9

Mar 2011

5.6

Dec 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 1981 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-25
Tajikistan

-6.4

Mar 2018

-2.2

Dec 2017

-9.8

Mar 2016

2.5

Dec 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-07-13
Thailand

3.6

Mar 2018

1.5

Dec 2017

-8.0

Dec 2011

9.0

Jun 1998

%

quarterly

Mar 1993 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-07-06
Tunisia

2.1

Dec 2017

2.4

Sep 2017

-3.5

Mar 2011

28.8

Sep 2006

%

quarterly

Dec 2003 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-07-10
Turkey

1.1

Mar 2018

1.3

Dec 2017

-0.5

Sep 2000

7.0

Mar 2007

%

quarterly

Mar 1987 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-07-11
Ukraine

1.7

Mar 2018

1.9

Dec 2017

-1.3

Mar 2014

25.5

Dec 2005

%

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-19
United Arab Emirates

2.7

2017

2.7

2016

-1.2

1999

6.8

2004

%

yearly

1972 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-12
United Kingdom

-0.7

Mar 2018

-1.5

Dec 2017

-11.8

Jun 2009

23.7

Sep 2005

%

quarterly

Mar 1987 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-29
United States

1.9

Mar 2018

0.8

Dec 2017

-1.7

Mar 2014

6.1

Jun 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-07-27
Uruguay

-1.1

Mar 2018

-0.5

Dec 2017

-2.6

Jun 2013

18.0

Jun 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-29
Venezuela

0.1

2014

0.7

2013

-2.5

1976

7.2

1997

%

yearly

1970 - 2014

Updated on 2018-04-30
Vietnam

6.3

2017

6.1

2016

-0.0

1985

11.9

1994

%

yearly

1985 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-24
Yemen

-3.1

2016

-0.0

2015

-5.1

1995

16.8

1993

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2018-06-29
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