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Australia Unemployment Rate

1978 - 2018 | Monthly | % | Australian Bureau of Statistics

Australia's Unemployment Rate dropped to 5.53 % in Mar 2018, from the previously reported number of 5.55 % in Feb 2018. Australia's Unemployment Rate is updated monthly, available from Feb 1978 to Mar 2018, with an average rate of 6.30 %. The data reached an all-time high of 11.21 % in Dec 1992 and a record low of 3.98 % in Feb 2008. The data is reported by reported by Australian Bureau of Statistics.

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What was Australia's Unemployment Rate in Mar 2018?

Last

5.53

Mar 2018
Previous

5.55

Feb 2018
Min

3.98

Feb 2008
Max

11.21

Dec 1992
Unit

%

Frequency

monthly

Range

Feb 1978 - Mar 2018

Updated on 19 Apr 2018
Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

5.53

Mar 2018

5.55

Feb 2018

3.98

Feb 2008

11.21

Dec 1992

%

monthly

Feb 1978 - Mar 2018

Updated on 19 Apr 2018

View Australia's Unemployment Rate from Feb 1978 to Mar 2018 in the chart:

Australia Unemployment Rate

Series Details
Series ID

235051901

Name

Australia Unemployment Rate

Country

Australia

Frequency

Monthly

Unit

%

Status

Active

Source

Australian Bureau of Statistics

First Date

Feb 1978

Last Date

Mar 2018

Last Updated

19 Apr 2018

Statistics
Mean

6.88

Variance

3.04

Standard deviation

1.74

Skewness

0.71

Kurtosis

-0.38

Coefficient variation

0.25

Median

6.30

Max
Dec 1992

11.21

Min
Feb 2008

3.98

Previous observation
Feb 2018

5.55

Last observation
Mar 2018

5.53

Number of Observations

482

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More Countries/Regions for Unemployment Rate

Country/Region Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Albania

13.37

Dec 2017

13.60

Sep 2017

12.90

Mar 2012

18.20

Mar 2014

%

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-12
Algeria

11.70

2017

10.50

2016

8.70

1984

28.80

2000

%

yearly

1982 - 2017

Updated on 2017-12-21
Argentina

7.20

Dec 2017

8.30

Sep 2017

5.90

Sep 2015

20.40

Mar 2003

%

quarterly

Dec 2002 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Armenia

18.00

Dec 2017

16.50

Sep 2017

14.70

Dec 2008

20.70

Mar 2011

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-30
Australia

5.53

Mar 2018

5.55

Feb 2018

3.98

Feb 2008

11.21

Dec 1992

%

monthly

Feb 1978 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-19
Austria

5.04

Mar 2018

5.02

Feb 2018

3.40

Apr 2001

6.25

Jun 2016

%

monthly

Jan 1993 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Azerbaijan

4.96

Dec 2017

4.94

Sep 2017

4.81

Sep 2015

6.24

Mar 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Bahrain

4.30

2016

3.50

2015

3.50

2015

16.40

2006

%

yearly

1991 - 2016

Updated on 2017-07-20
Bangladesh

4.37

2017

4.35

2016

2.20

1991

5.00

2009

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-19
Belarus

0.50

Mar 2018

0.50

Feb 2018

0.50

Mar 2018

2.10

Oct 2004

%

monthly

Oct 2004 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-26
Belgium

6.44

Dec 2017

7.29

Sep 2017

6.20

Jun 2001

9.22

Sep 2004

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Bolivia

3.36

2016

3.51

2015

2.31

2012

5.48

2002

%

yearly

1999 - 2016

Updated on 2017-10-17
Bosnia and Herzegovina

20.50

2017

25.40

2016

20.50

2017

31.10

2006

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2017-07-11
Botswana

18.10

2017

17.92

2016

13.82

1991

23.80

2003

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-19
Brazil

13.10

Mar 2018

12.60

Feb 2018

6.20

Dec 2013

13.70

Mar 2017

%

monthly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-27
Brunei

7.08

2017

6.93

2016

4.70

1991

7.08

2017

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-19
Bulgaria

5.60

Dec 2017

5.80

Sep 2017

5.00

Dec 2008

21.60

Mar 2001

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-02-14
Cambodia

0.10

2015

0.10

2014

0.10

2015

0.75

2007

%

yearly

2007 - 2015

Updated on 2017-05-26
Canada

5.80

Mar 2018

5.80

Feb 2018

5.80

Mar 2018

13.10

Dec 1982

%

monthly

Jan 1976 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-06
Chile

6.90

Mar 2018

6.70

Feb 2018

5.70

Dec 2013

11.63

Aug 2009

%

monthly

Mar 2009 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
China

3.89

Mar 2018

3.90

Dec 2017

3.00

Jun 2000

4.30

Dec 2009

%

quarterly

Dec 1999 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-17
Colombia

9.44

Mar 2018

10.80

Feb 2018

7.27

Nov 2015

17.87

Jan 2002

%

monthly

Jan 2001 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-27
Croatia

10.90

Dec 2017

9.00

Sep 2017

7.00

Sep 2008

18.70

Mar 2014

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Cyprus

10.10

Dec 2017

10.00

Sep 2017

3.10

Jun 2008

17.60

Mar 2015

%

quarterly

Jun 2004 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-09
Czech Republic

2.40

Mar 2018

2.40

Dec 2017

2.40

Mar 2018

8.67

Mar 2004

%

quarterly

Dec 2002 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-04
Denmark

5.40

Dec 2017

5.90

Sep 2017

3.20

Jun 2008

8.10

Jun 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-02-21
Ecuador

4.43

Mar 2018

4.62

Dec 2017

3.80

Dec 2014

5.71

Mar 2016

%

quarterly

Dec 2013 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-02
Egypt

11.30

Dec 2017

11.90

Sep 2017

8.40

Jun 2008

13.40

Mar 2014

%

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-02-19
Estonia

5.30

Dec 2017

5.20

Sep 2017

4.00

Jun 2008

19.50

Mar 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 1997 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-14
European Union

7.10

Mar 2018

7.10

Feb 2018

6.80

Apr 2008

11.00

Jun 2013

%

monthly

Jan 2000 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-02
Finland

8.20

Mar 2018

8.30

Feb 2018

2.80

Jan 1990

17.60

Feb 1994

%

monthly

Jan 1988 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-03
France

8.90

Dec 2017

9.60

Sep 2017

7.20

Mar 2008

10.70

Sep 1997

%

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-02-15
Georgia

11.76

2016

11.95

2015

0.20

1991

16.85

2009

%

yearly

1991 - 2016

Updated on 2017-05-25
Germany

3.40

Mar 2018

3.50

Feb 2018

3.40

Mar 2018

11.20

Aug 2005

%

monthly

Jan 1991 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-27
Greece

20.60

Jan 2018

20.80

Dec 2017

7.30

May 2008

27.90

Jul 2013

%

monthly

Apr 1998 - Jan 2018

Updated on 2018-04-23
Hong Kong

2.90

Mar 2018

2.90

Feb 2018

1.00

Dec 1989

8.50

Jun 2003

%

monthly

Oct 1981 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-19
Hungary

3.86

Mar 2018

3.79

Dec 2017

3.79

Dec 2017

11.94

Mar 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-08
Iceland

2.61

Mar 2018

2.64

Feb 2018

2.42

Feb 2008

7.56

May 2010

%

monthly

Jan 2003 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-26
India

3.52

2017

3.51

2016

3.41

2014

4.43

2002

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-19
Indonesia

5.50

2017

5.61

2016

1.62

1984

11.24

2005

%

yearly

1984 - 2017

Updated on 2018-01-02
Iran

11.90

Dec 2017

11.70

Sep 2017

9.50

Sep 2014

14.70

Mar 2002

%

quarterly

Jun 2001 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-02-25
Israel

3.57

Mar 2018

3.82

Feb 2018

3.57

Mar 2018

7.09

Mar 2012

%

monthly

Jan 2012 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Italy

11.02

Mar 2018

10.98

Feb 2018

5.73

Apr 2007

13.02

Nov 2014

%

monthly

Jan 1983 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-02
Ivory Coast

2.60

2017

2.60

2016

2.60

2017

6.70

1992

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-19
Japan

2.50

Mar 2018

2.50

Feb 2018

1.00

Mar 1970

5.50

Jul 2009

%

monthly

Jan 1953 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-26
Jordan

18.50

Nov 2017

18.50

Aug 2017

10.80

May 2007

18.50

Nov 2017

%

quarterly

Feb 2000 - Nov 2017

Updated on 2018-02-28
Kazakhstan

4.90

Mar 2018

4.90

Feb 2018

4.80

May 2017

12.90

Jan 2001

%

monthly

Jan 2001 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-12
Kenya

11.47

2017

11.52

2016

10.00

1999

12.17

2009

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-19
South Korea

4.00

Mar 2018

3.60

Feb 2018

3.00

Nov 2013

7.10

Jun 1999

%

monthly

Jun 1999 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-10
Kosovo

27.50

2016

32.90

2015

27.50

2016

57.10

2001

%

yearly

2001 - 2016

Updated on 2017-05-15
Kuwait

1.24

2017

1.26

2016

0.71

1999

2.23

2011

%

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-03
Kyrgyzstan

7.20

2016

7.60

2015

0.26

1992

12.50

2002

%

yearly

1992 - 2016

Updated on 2018-01-10
Laos

0.67

2017

0.66

2016

0.65

2015

2.63

1992

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-19
Latvia

8.10

Dec 2017

8.50

Sep 2017

5.30

Dec 2007

21.30

Mar 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-02-22
Lebanon

10.00

2012

6.40

2009

6.40

2009

10.00

2012

%

yearly

2004 - 2012

Updated on 2014-11-27
Lithuania

7.50

Mar 2018

7.30

Feb 2018

4.00

Nov 2007

18.30

Jul 2010

%

monthly

Jan 1998 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-02
Luxembourg

5.70

Mar 2018

5.70

Feb 2018

2.20

Mar 2002

7.20

May 2014

%

monthly

Jan 1995 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-20
Macau

1.90

Mar 2018

1.90

Feb 2018

1.70

Apr 2015

7.10

Jun 2000

%

monthly

Sep 1996 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-27
Macedonia

21.90

Dec 2017

22.10

Sep 2017

21.90

Dec 2017

38.70

Mar 2005

%

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-09
Malawi

6.60

2013

1.00

2011

1.00

2011

6.60

2013

%

yearly

2005 - 2013

Updated on 2016-10-18
Malaysia

3.20

Feb 2018

3.30

Jan 2018

3.20

Feb 2018

3.60

Nov 2016

%

monthly

Jan 2016 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-16
Malta

3.70

Dec 2017

4.00

Sep 2017

3.70

Dec 2017

8.20

Sep 2003

%

quarterly

Dec 2000 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-26
Mauritius

6.70

Dec 2017

7.00

Sep 2017

6.60

Dec 2016

9.80

Sep 2006

%

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Mexico

3.24

Mar 2018

3.30

Feb 2018

3.15

May 2006

5.99

Sep 2009

%

monthly

Jan 2005 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-26
Moldova

3.33

Dec 2017

3.41

Sep 2017

2.89

Sep 2016

14.00

Mar 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Mongolia

7.30

Dec 2017

9.10

Sep 2017

6.30

Sep 2015

12.80

Dec 2009

%

quarterly

Sep 2006 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-02-14
Montenegro

17.00

Dec 2017

14.80

Sep 2017

14.80

Sep 2017

21.54

Mar 2013

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-19
Morocco

10.60

Sep 2017

9.30

Jun 2017

7.80

Jun 2006

15.10

Sep 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2017-11-06
Myanmar

0.79

2017

0.78

2016

0.77

2015

0.91

1992

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-19
Nepal

2.74

2017

3.06

2016

1.34

2008

4.59

1995

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-19
Netherlands

4.90

Mar 2018

5.00

Feb 2018

4.40

Nov 2008

9.50

Feb 2014

%

monthly

Jan 2003 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-19
New Zealand

4.40

Mar 2018

4.50

Dec 2017

3.30

Dec 2007

11.20

Sep 1991

%

quarterly

Mar 1986 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-01
Norway

3.90

Feb 2018

4.00

Jan 2018

2.40

Apr 2008

6.80

Sep 1993

%

monthly

Jan 1989 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-26
Oman

16.00

2017

15.82

2016

15.82

2016

19.83

2000

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Pakistan

5.94

2015

5.96

2014

3.04

1986

8.27

2003

%

yearly

1980 - 2015

Updated on 2016-09-29
Panama

5.50

2016

5.10

2015

4.10

2013

13.00

2003

%

yearly

2003 - 2016

Updated on 2016-12-07
Paraguay

6.00

2016

5.40

2015

4.60

2012

10.70

2002

%

yearly

1998 - 2016

Updated on 2017-08-18
Peru

4.18

2016

3.51

2015

3.51

2015

5.94

2002

%

yearly

2001 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-25
Philippines

5.30

Jan 2018

5.00

Oct 2017

4.70

Oct 2016

14.40

Apr 1991

%

quarterly

Jul 1982 - Jan 2018

Updated on 2018-05-07
Poland

4.50

Dec 2017

4.70

Sep 2017

4.50

Dec 2017

20.70

Mar 2004

%

quarterly

Dec 1999 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-02-23
Portugal

7.40

Mar 2018

7.60

Feb 2018

4.80

Dec 2000

17.50

Jan 2013

%

monthly

Feb 1998 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Qatar

0.10

2016

0.20

2015

0.10

2016

3.90

2001

%

yearly

1997 - 2016

Updated on 2017-07-18
Romania

4.50

Mar 2018

4.60

Feb 2018

4.50

Mar 2018

8.80

Apr 2002

%

monthly

Jan 1997 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-02
Russia

5.00

Mar 2018

5.00

Feb 2018

4.80

Aug 2014

14.60

Feb 1999

%

monthly

Jan 1994 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-27
Saudi Arabia

5.60

2016

5.60

2015

4.34

1999

6.97

1991

%

yearly

1991 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-24
Serbia

14.70

Dec 2017

12.90

Sep 2017

11.80

Jun 2017

21.30

Mar 2014

%

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-05
Singapore

2.00

Mar 2018

2.10

Dec 2017

1.40

Sep 1997

4.80

Sep 2003

%

quarterly

Mar 1987 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-27
Slovakia

7.70

Dec 2017

8.00

Sep 2017

7.70

Dec 2017

19.70

Mar 2001

%

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-16
Slovenia

5.80

Dec 2017

6.30

Sep 2017

4.10

Sep 2008

11.10

Mar 2013

%

quarterly

Jun 1997 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-19
South Africa

26.70

Dec 2017

27.70

Sep 2017

21.50

Dec 2008

27.70

Sep 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-02-13
Spain

16.74

Mar 2018

16.55

Dec 2017

4.41

Sep 1976

26.94

Mar 2013

%

quarterly

Sep 1976 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-26
Sri Lanka

4.00

Dec 2017

4.20

Sep 2017

3.90

Dec 2012

5.10

Sep 2015

%

quarterly

Jun 2012 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Sudan

20.30

2010

20.00

2009

8.60

1993

20.70

2008

%

yearly

1993 - 2010

Updated on 2014-05-08
Sweden

6.15

Mar 2018

6.23

Feb 2018

1.30

Jul 1989

10.50

Jun 1997

%

monthly

Jan 1983 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-24
Switzerland

4.60

Dec 2017

4.49

Nov 2017

1.53

Jan 1991

5.49

Feb 2010

%

monthly

Jan 1991 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-02-15
Syria

14.90

2011

8.60

2010

8.10

2009

14.90

2011

%

yearly

2000 - 2011

Updated on 2016-08-01
Taiwan

3.67

Mar 2018

3.70

Feb 2018

1.36

Sep 1993

6.04

Aug 2009

%

monthly

Apr 1993 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-23
Tajikistan

2.20

Feb 2018

2.10

Jan 2018

2.00

Feb 2005

3.13

Jan 2000

%

monthly

Jan 2000 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-24
Thailand

1.10

Apr 2018

1.20

Mar 2018

0.40

Nov 2012

5.70

Jan 2001

%

monthly

Jan 2001 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-05-07
Tunisia

15.50

Dec 2017

15.30

Sep 2017

14.80

Jun 2014

18.90

Dec 2011

%

quarterly

Jun 2011 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-02-18
Turkey

9.90

Jan 2018

9.90

Dec 2017

8.00

Jun 2012

13.90

Apr 2009

%

monthly

Jan 2005 - Jan 2018

Updated on 2018-04-16
Ukraine

9.90

Dec 2017

8.90

Sep 2017

5.20

Sep 2005

14.00

Mar 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
United Arab Emirates

4.60

2011

4.30

2010

1.80

1995

4.60

2011

%

yearly

1995 - 2011

Updated on 2017-01-10
United Kingdom

4.23

Jan 2018

4.31

Dec 2017

3.40

Dec 1973

11.90

May 1984

%

monthly

Feb 1971 - Jan 2018

Updated on 2018-04-17
United States

3.90

Apr 2018

4.10

Mar 2018

2.50

Jun 1953

10.80

Dec 1982

%

monthly

Jan 1948 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-05-04
Uruguay

8.48

Mar 2018

9.31

Feb 2018

5.59

Dec 2011

13.20

Jan 2006

%

monthly

Jan 2006 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-08
Venezuela

7.33

Apr 2016

7.08

Mar 2016

5.53

Dec 2014

20.70

Feb 2003

%

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2016

Updated on 2016-06-02
Vietnam

3.18

2017

3.23

2016

3.18

2017

6.85

1998

%

yearly

1996 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-19
Yemen

14.30

2010

14.60

2009

9.80

1994

16.23

2004

%

yearly

1994 - 2010

Updated on 2014-01-20

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Indicator Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Aluminum: Exports

2,481,279.57

2016

2,963,308.00

2015

1,909,699.21

1996

4,938,972.52

2007

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-16
Business Confidence Growth

-1.8

Apr 2018

11.2

Mar 2018

-45.1

Apr 2009

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monthly

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Business Confidence: Net Balance

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Apr 2018

26.2

Mar 2018

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Apr 2009

26.2

Mar 2018

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monthly

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CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change

0.50

Mar 2018

-0.20

Dec 2017

-3.20

Jun 2012

20.60

Dec 1973

%

quarterly

Sep 1973 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-26
Capital Adequacy Ratio

14.7

Dec 2017

14.6

Sep 2017

9.3

Jun 1990

14.7

Dec 2017

%

quarterly

Sep 1989 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-13
Coal Consumption

43.81

2016

44.09

2015

17.37

1965

54.85

2008

TOE mn

yearly

1965 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-14
Coal Production

299.29

2016

305.81

2015

67.80

1981

305.81

2015

TOE mn

yearly

1981 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-14
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP

-2.4

2017

-2.8

2016

-5.3

2010

2.0

2000

%

yearly

2000 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth

1.9

Mar 2018

2.0

Dec 2017

-0.3

Dec 1997

8.5

Mar 1990

%

quarterly

Dec 1987 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-24
Container Port Throughput

7,635,620.00

2016

7,627,147.00

2015

6,039,156.00

2011

7,635,620.00

2016

TEU

yearly

2008 - 2016

Updated on 2017-10-25
Core CPI Change

1.98

Mar 2018

1.90

Dec 2017

0.87

Jun 1999

7.60

Dec 1987

%

quarterly

Dec 1987 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-26
Credit to Households

1,687.66

Sep 2017

1,643.77

Jun 2017

39.08

Dec 1977

1,717.49

Mar 2013

USD bn

quarterly

Dec 1977 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-03-11
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector

2,744.26

Sep 2017

2,682.39

Jun 2017

27.37

Mar 1971

2,834.01

Mar 2013

USD bn

quarterly

Mar 1971 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-03-11
Crude Oil: Exports

199.50

2016

221.80

2015

174.70

1996

386.20

2002

Barrel/Day th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-13
Crude Oil: Imports

333.60

2016

318.20

2015

279.40

1995

498.30

2012

Barrel/Day th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-13
Crude Oil: Production

289.30

2016

322.20

2015

289.30

2016

699.80

2000

Barrel/Day th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-13
Current Account Balance

-10,776.9

Dec 2017

-8,698.1

Sep 2017

-18,992.7

Dec 2009

345.4

Mar 1973

USD mn

quarterly

Sep 1959 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
Current Account Balance: % of GDP

-3.1

Dec 2017

-2.4

Sep 2017

-7.3

Dec 2004

2.3

Dec 1972

%

quarterly

Sep 1959 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
Debt Service Ratio: Households

15.40

Sep 2017

15.60

Jun 2017

9.90

Mar 1999

17.90

Sep 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-03-11
Debt Service Ratio: Private Non-Financial Sector

21.00

Sep 2017

21.20

Jun 2017

16.20

Jun 1999

24.20

Sep 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-03-11
Direct Investment Abroad

3,606.4

Dec 2017

8,722.6

Sep 2017

-45,519.9

Jun 2005

11,906.9

Jun 2008

USD mn

quarterly

Sep 1959 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
Domestic Credit

2,439,437.5

Mar 2018

2,456,795.5

Feb 2018

334,266.6

Dec 2001

2,496,009.3

Jan 2018

USD mn

monthly

Dec 2001 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-07
Domestic Credit Growth

4.2

Mar 2018

2.9

Feb 2018

0.2

Nov 2009

35.0

Dec 2007

%

monthly

Dec 2002 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-07
Employed Persons

12,484,146.31

Mar 2018

12,479,236.13

Feb 2018

5,997,954.74

Feb 1978

12,485,514.00

Jan 2018

Person

monthly

Feb 1978 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-26
Equity Market Index

5,982.7

Apr 2018

5,759.4

Mar 2018

1,428.8

Oct 1992

6,754.1

Oct 2007

01Jan1996=100

monthly

May 1992 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Exchange Rate against USD

1.301

Apr 2018

1.289

Mar 2018

0.673

Mar 1974

1.994

Apr 2001

AUD/USD

monthly

Jan 1957 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-05-01
Exports: ICT Goods

2,479,084.28

2016

2,636,083.18

2015

1,456,364.64

2002

2,636,083.18

2015

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-25
Exports: Medicament

4.02

2015

10.90

2006

4.02

2015

89.21

1999

USD th

yearly

1999 - 2015

Updated on 2017-06-16
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product

8.92

2015

0.37

2014

0.37

2014

358.03

2003

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2015

Updated on 2017-06-16
Exports: Telecommunication Equipment

1,138,654.30

2016

1,093,553.83

2015

368,003.68

2002

1,138,654.30

2016

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-15
Exports: Television

21,678.21

2016

31,386.97

2015

5,303.86

1996

34,459.14

2014

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-15
External Debt

1,609,559.8

Dec 2017

1,617,758.7

Sep 2017

117,705.8

Sep 1988

1,663,050.6

Sep 2014

USD mn

quarterly

Sep 1988 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
External Debt: % of GDP

116.4

2017

125.1

2016

43.3

1988

128.5

2015

%

yearly

1988 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
External Debt: Short Term

357,366.3

Dec 2017

348,170.9

Sep 2017

29,834.8

Sep 1988

362,314.7

Sep 2011

USD mn

quarterly

Sep 1988 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP

25.9

2017

27.6

2016

10.7

1988

28.6

2015

%

yearly

1988 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth

2.52

2023

2.54

2022

0.23

1997

11.35

1982

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Current Account Balance

-45.22

2023

-43.91

2022

-67.39

2012

-3.86

1980

USD bn

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Employment

12.70

2019

12.46

2018

6.29

1980

12.70

2019

Person mn

yearly

1980 - 2019

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth

6.42

2023

6.66

2022

-1.52

2003

16.40

1980

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita

60,838.84

2023

59,196.34

2022

10,480.43

1980

60,838.84

2023

PPP Intl $

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Government Expenditure

854.85

2023

811.67

2022

106.06

1988

854.85

2023

AUD bn

yearly

1988 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Government Net Debt

779.18

2023

783.57

2022

66.23

1989

814.64

2019

AUD bn

yearly

1989 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Government Revenue

860.15

2023

816.68

2022

107.70

1988

860.15

2023

AUD bn

yearly

1988 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita

72,091.20

2023

69,243.23

2022

10,948.24

1985

72,091.20

2023

USD

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Population

27.16

2023

26.75

2022

14.80

1980

27.16

2023

Person mn

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Real GDP Growth

2.58

2023

2.61

2022

-1.00

1991

6.35

1984

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Unemployment Rate

4.98

2023

4.96

2022

4.25

2008

10.86

1993

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Foreign Direct Investment

5,082.6

Dec 2017

13,484.4

Sep 2017

-38,832.7

Jun 2005

34,926.8

Dec 2004

USD mn

quarterly

Sep 1959 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

1.4

Dec 2017

3.8

Sep 2017

-21.4

Jun 2005

19.3

Dec 2004

%

quarterly

Sep 1959 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
Foreign Exchange Reserves

47,851.3

Apr 2018

51,274.6

Mar 2018

738.1

Dec 1969

67,566.4

May 2007

USD mn

monthly

Jul 1969 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-05-07
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP

4.19

Dec 2017

3.47

Sep 2017

0.68

Sep 1980

9.10

Dec 1972

%

quarterly

Sep 1969 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import

2.6

Mar 2018

2.6

Feb 2018

0.5

Jan 1982

14.9

Dec 1972

NA

monthly

Jul 1971 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-03
Foreign Portfolio Investment

26,301.43

Dec 2017

21,736.25

Sep 2017

-16,478.97

Dec 2008

47,593.68

Dec 2009

USD mn

quarterly

Sep 1988 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
GDP Deflator Growth

1.1

Dec 2017

3.1

Sep 2017

-2.1

Sep 2009

18.9

Dec 1974

%

quarterly

Sep 1960 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
GDP per Capita

54,286.29

2017

50,303.91

2016

1,827.84

1960

68,616.38

2013

USD

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
Gold Production

300,000.00

2017

290,000.00

2016

215,000.00

2008

314,500.00

1997

kg

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-02-01
Gold Reserves

3,121.24

Apr 2018

3,138.52

Mar 2018

129.92

Jan 1958

5,370.95

Jan 1980

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1958 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-05-07
Government Debt: % of GDP

41.2

2017

39.6

2016

9.6

2007

41.2

2017

%

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
Gross Fixed Capital Formation

83,833.22

Dec 2017

86,773.61

Sep 2017

1,311.52

Sep 1959

112,003.48

Dec 2012

USD mn

quarterly

Sep 1959 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
Gross National Product

349,247.44

Dec 2017

344,027.62

Sep 2017

4,380.32

Mar 1960

401,871.74

Dec 2012

USD mn

quarterly

Sep 1959 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
Gross Savings Rate

24.3

Dec 2017

24.9

Sep 2017

18.4

Mar 1983

35.4

Dec 1973

%

quarterly

Sep 1959 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
House Prices Growth

5.0

Dec 2017

8.3

Sep 2017

-4.6

Mar 2009

18.1

Mar 2010

%

quarterly

Sep 2004 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
Household Debt

1,800,332.4

Dec 2017

1,825,325.3

Sep 2017

112,082.6

Jun 1988

1,825,325.3

Sep 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Jun 1988 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
Household Debt: % of GDP

130.2

2017

129.7

2016

45.6

1988

130.2

2017

%

yearly

1988 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
Household Expenditure per Capita

27,566.77

2016

28,443.60

2010

16,777.25

2004

28,443.60

2010

USD

yearly

2004 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-26
Household Income per Capita

29,720.03

2016

38,102.86

2014

15,200.57

2001

41,019.81

2012

USD

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-26
Imports: ICT Goods

18,935,384.45

2016

19,983,050.27

2015

8,410,900.26

2001

23,017,282.02

2011

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-25
Imports: Medicament

403,298.08

2016

360,840.10

2015

3,562.53

1995

403,298.08

2016

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-16
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product

122,341.88

2016

115,127.64

2015

15,184.98

1998

131,740.48

2012

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-16
Imports: Telecommunication Equipment

8,412,089.06

2016

8,231,726.48

2015

1,684,035.97

1998

8,412,089.06

2016

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-15
Imports: Television

1,261,186.38

2016

1,328,615.99

2015

285,263.60

1995

2,219,585.34

2009

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-15
Industrial Production Index Growth

1.6

Dec 2017

2.4

Sep 2017

-8.0

Mar 1983

12.0

Dec 1987

%

quarterly

Sep 1975 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
Investment: % of GDP

24.9

Dec 2017

24.3

Sep 2017

21.2

Mar 1992

35.7

Dec 1968

%

quarterly

Sep 1959 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
Labour Force Participation Rate

65.8

Mar 2018

66.2

Feb 2018

59.6

Jan 1984

66.3

Dec 2017

%

monthly

Feb 1978 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-19
Labour Productivity Growth

-1.02

Dec 2017

0.27

Sep 2017

-4.24

Jun 1986

6.23

Mar 1984

%

quarterly

Jun 1979 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
Liner Shipping Connectivity Index

28.43

2017

30.14

2016

26.58

2004

38.21

2008

2004=100

yearly

2004 - 2017

Updated on 2017-09-29
Long Term Interest Rate

2.74

Apr 2018

2.72

Mar 2018

1.88

Aug 2016

16.50

Aug 1982

% pa

monthly

Jul 1969 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-05-01
M2 Growth

3.7

Mar 2018

3.8

Feb 2018

2.0

Dec 1991

30.6

Feb 1977

%

monthly

Mar 1966 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Market Capitalization: % of GDP

107.4

2017

103.5

2016

33.8

1990

134.1

2006

%

yearly

1985 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
Minerals Production

1,237,972,958.00

2016

1,198,039,084.00

2015

794,130,803.00

2009

1,237,972,958.00

2016

Metric Ton

yearly

2009 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-26
Money Supply M1

275,994.61

Mar 2018

277,876.60

Feb 2018

11,121.00

Feb 1975

282,313.80

Aug 2017

USD mn

monthly

Feb 1975 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Money Supply M2

1,604,913.46

Mar 2018

1,620,808.11

Feb 2018

11,413.92

Mar 1965

1,638,232.69

Jan 2018

USD mn

monthly

Mar 1965 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Monthly Earnings

3,706

Nov 2017

3,542

May 2017

3,344

Nov 2015

4,560

May 2013

USD

semiannually

May 2012 - Nov 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
Motor Vehicle Production

98,632.00

Dec 2017

161,294.00

Dec 2016

81,195.00

Jun 2016

413,261.00

Dec 2003

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2001 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-08
Motor Vehicle Registered

17,200.55

2015

16,853.32

2014

13,612.00

2005

17,200.55

2015

Unit th

yearly

2005 - 2015

Updated on 2017-06-27
Motor Vehicle Sales: Commercial Cars

273,458.00

Dec 2017

250,859.00

Dec 2016

108,481.00

Jun 2012

273,458.00

Dec 2017

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-08
Motor Vehicle Sales: Passenger Cars

915,219.44

Dec 2017

927,274.00

Dec 2016

439,373.00

Jun 2012

927,274.00

Dec 2016

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-08
Motor Vehicles Sales

102,820

Dec 2017

101,365

Nov 2017

35,596

Jan 1994

134,171

Jun 2017

Unit

monthly

Jan 1994 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
Motor Vehicles Sales Growth

4.1

Dec 2017

2.5

Nov 2017

-27.4

Jun 2000

27.3

Jun 1998

%

monthly

Jan 1995 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
National Government Debt

546,045.2

2017

478,471.2

2016

63,793.3

2002

546,045.2

2017

USD mn

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
Natural Gas Production: OPEC: Marketed Production

56,293.00

2016

53,125.00

2015

27,290.00

1995

56,293.00

2016

Cub m mn

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-13
Natural Gas: Consumption

3.97

2016

4.15

2015

0.00

1965

4.15

2015

Cub ft/Day bn

yearly

1965 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-14
Natural Gas: Exports

42,853.80

2016

34,283.00

2015

9,540.00

1997

42,853.80

2016

Cub m mn

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-13
Nominal GDP

348,890.1

Dec 2017

355,686.7

Sep 2017

4,443.0

Sep 1959

399,721.5

Mar 2013

USD mn

quarterly

Sep 1959 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
Nominal GDP Growth

3.49

Dec 2017

5.93

Sep 2017

-1.55

Sep 1961

23.71

Dec 1973

%

quarterly

Sep 1960 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
Nominal Residential Property Price Index

141.53

Sep 2017

141.82

Jun 2017

66.80

Sep 2003

141.82

Jun 2017

2010=100

quarterly

Sep 2003 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-02-28
Nominal Residential Property Price Index Growth

8.30

Sep 2017

10.15

Jun 2017

-4.63

Mar 2009

18.13

Mar 2010

%

quarterly

Sep 2004 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-02-28
Non Performing Loans Ratio

0.8

Dec 2017

0.8

Sep 2017

0.5

Dec 2007

2.2

Jun 2010

%

quarterly

Jun 2004 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
Non-Performing Loans

19,845.42

Dec 2017

20,554.30

Sep 2017

3,976.93

Dec 2000

47,656.22

Jun 2011

USD mn

quarterly

Sep 1994 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
Number of Subscriber Fixed Line

8,180,000.00

2016

8,500,000.00

2015

1,561,968.00

1960

10,709,000.00

2009

Unit

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Number of Subscriber Mobile

26,551,000.00

2016

25,770,000.00

2015

0.00

1986

26,551,000.00

2016

Person

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Oil Consumption

1,035.58

2016

1,038.82

2015

312.98

1965

1,046.00

2013

Barrel/Day th

yearly

1965 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-14
Policy Rate

1.50

Apr 2018

1.50

Mar 2018

1.50

Apr 2018

14.00

Sep 1990

% pa

monthly

Aug 1990 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-05-01
Population

24.4

2016

24.0

2015

7.7

1948

24.4

2016

Person mn

yearly

1948 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-26
Private Consumption Expenditure

200,061.01

Dec 2017

202,700.54

Sep 2017

2,576.00

Sep 1959

222,755.66

Mar 2013

USD mn

quarterly

Sep 1959 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
Private Consumption: % of GDP

57.4

Dec 2017

57.1

Sep 2017

51.2

Dec 1973

61.7

Mar 1983

%

quarterly

Sep 1959 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
Public Consumption Expenditure

65,169.55

Dec 2017

65,534.94

Sep 2017

506.24

Sep 1959

71,529.46

Mar 2013

USD mn

quarterly

Sep 1959 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
Public Consumption: % of GDP

18.3

Dec 2017

18.0

Sep 2017

10.1

Dec 1963

20.5

Jun 1986

%

quarterly

Sep 1959 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
Real Effective Exchange Rate

101.7

Mar 2018

103.2

Feb 2018

73.6

Mar 2001

126.8

Aug 2012

2005=100

monthly

Jan 1994 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-26
Real GDP Growth

2.4

Dec 2017

2.9

Sep 2017

-3.5

Jun 1983

9.0

Mar 1967

%

quarterly

Sep 1960 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
Real Residential Property Price Index

122.09

Sep 2017

123.12

Jun 2017

80.43

Sep 2005

123.12

Jun 2017

2010=100

quarterly

Sep 2003 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-02-28
Real Residential Property Price Index Growth

3.01

Dec 2017

6.35

Sep 2017

-7.41

Dec 2008

14.78

Mar 2010

%

quarterly

Sep 2004 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-05-30
Retail Sales Growth

3.1

Mar 2018

3.0

Feb 2018

0.5

Jul 2000

14.1

Jan 1989

%

monthly

Apr 1983 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-08
Short Term Interest Rate

2.02

Apr 2018

2.04

Mar 2018

1.69

Oct 2017

21.75

May 1974

% pa

monthly

Jun 1969 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-05-01
Silver Production

1,200.00

2017

1,420.00

2016

939.00

1995

2,417.00

2005

Metric Ton

yearly

1986 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Tax Revenue

102,413.90

Dec 2017

92,817.21

Sep 2017

52,411.22

Mar 2009

114,062.94

Jun 2013

USD mn

quarterly

Sep 2008 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
Teledensity: Fixed Line

33.91

2016

35.71

2015

15.18

1960

53.40

2002

Number

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Teledensity: Mobile

110.05

2016

108.28

2015

0.00

1986

110.05

2016

Number

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Total Deposits

2,109,668.08

Dec 2017

2,150,984.06

Sep 2017

645,527.68

Sep 2004

2,212,792.67

Mar 2013

USD mn

quarterly

Sep 2004 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
Total Exports

27,032.4

Mar 2018

27,024.7

Feb 2018

503.6

Oct 1971

29,813.1

Aug 2011

USD mn

monthly

Jul 1971 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-03
Total Exports Growth

4.3

Mar 2018

4.2

Feb 2018

-29.1

Oct 2009

58.8

Oct 2008

%

monthly

Jul 1972 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-03
Total Imports

25,848.3

Mar 2018

25,964.2

Feb 2018

468.1

May 1972

29,553.3

Nov 2012

USD mn

monthly

Jul 1971 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-03
Total Imports Growth

7.5

Mar 2018

10.5

Feb 2018

-18.0

Nov 2009

74.3

Aug 1974

%

monthly

Jul 1972 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-03
Tourism Revenue

8,210

Dec 2017

7,751

Sep 2017

3,382

Jun 2006

9,898

Mar 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Sep 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
Tourism Revenue Growth

1.1

Dec 2017

5.9

Sep 2017

-9.9

Dec 2009

20.6

Dec 2015

%

quarterly

Sep 2006 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
Trade Balance

1,184.8

Mar 2018

1,061.3

Feb 2018

-3,792.6

Nov 2012

3,323.3

Dec 2016

USD mn

monthly

Jul 1971 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-03
Visitor Arrivals

914,500

Feb 2018

702,500

Jan 2018

30,100

Jun 1976

1,010,600

Dec 2017

Person

monthly

Jan 1976 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-26
Visitor Arrivals Growth

16.1

Feb 2018

-3.0

Jan 2018

-20.9

May 2003

58.5

Jul 1979

%

monthly

Jan 1977 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-26