Australia Current Account  1959-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Australia’s current account deficit widened to AUD 14.024 billion in the last three months of 2017 from an upwardly revised AUD 11 billion gap in the previous quarter and higher than market expectations of a AUD 12.6 billion gap. There was a turnaround of AUD 2.094 billion on the balance on goods and services, resulting in a deficit of AUD 117 million. The primary income deficit rose AUD 899 million to AUD 13.666 billion. The secondary income deficit rose AUD 17 million to AUD 241 million. Current Account in Australia averaged -5352.43 AUD Million from 1959 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 277 AUD Million in the fourth quarter of 1972 and a record low of -22574 AUD Million in the fourth quarter of 2015.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-09-05 01:30 AM Current Account A$-9.6B A$-4.8B A$-8.05B A$ -7B
2017-12-05 12:30 AM Current Account A$-9.1B A$-9.6B A$-9.2B A$ -6B
2018-03-06 12:30 AM Current Account A$-14B A$-9.1B A$-12.6B A$ -12B
2018-06-05 01:30 AM Current Account A$-14B A$ -13.5B
2018-09-04 01:30 AM Current Account A$ -13B
2018-12-05 12:30 AM Current Account A$ -12.5B


Australia Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 825.00 952.00 4478.00 -4200.00 AUD Million [+]
Exports 34229.00 34227.00 34540.00 435.00 AUD Million [+]
Imports 33405.00 33275.00 34093.00 393.00 AUD Million [+]
Current Account -14024.00 -11013.00 277.00 -22574.00 AUD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -2.70 -4.70 1.40 -6.70 percent [+]
External Debt 1941517.00 1898196.00 1941517.00 147312.00 AUD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 86.70 86.00 106.40 47.50 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 64825.00 29636.00 64825.00 -37050.00 AUD Million [+]
Capital Flows 13577.00 12642.00 26186.00 -375.00 AUD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 914500.00 702500.00 1010600.00 30100.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 72.80 79.85 79.85 72.80 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 243.00 256.00 781.00 243.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 3.09 2.74 3.11 0.01 [+]
Weapons Sales 97.00 134.00 158.00 2.00 USD Million [+]

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Australia Current Account

Current Account is the sum of the balance of trade (exports minus imports of goods and services), net factor income (such as interest and dividends) and net transfer payments (such as foreign aid). This page provides - Australia Current Account - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Australia Current Account - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on April of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-14024.00 -11013.00 277.00 -22574.00 1959 - 2017 AUD Million Quarterly




current account by Country
Country Last
Australia -14024.00 Dec/17
Brazil 283.20 Feb/18
Canada -16346.00 Dec/17
China 622.83 Dec/17
Euro Area 22.73 Feb/18
France -1986.00 Feb/18
Germany 20700.00 Feb/18
India -13465.11 Dec/17
Indonesia -5760.70 Dec/17
Italy 838.60 Feb/18
Japan 2076.00 Feb/18
Mexico -3206.60 Dec/17
Netherlands 20903.90 Dec/17
Russia 28800.00 Mar/18
South Korea 4030.00 Feb/18
Spain -445.00 Jan/18
Switzerland 19679.42 Dec/17
Turkey -4152.00 Feb/18
United Kingdom -18443.00 Dec/17
United States -128158.00 Dec/17


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