Australia Current Account  1959-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Australia recorded a current account deficit of AUD 9,125 million in Q3 of 2017, down by AUD 539 million when compared to the previous quarter and below market expectations of a AUD 9,200 million gap. The balance on goods and services surplus in the September quarter was AUD 3,056 million (- AUD 376 million). Meantime, the primary income deficit fell AUD 1,044 million to AUD 11,968 million. In seasonally adjusted chain volume terms, the deficit on goods and services rose to AUD 9,737 million, expected to make no contribution to growth in the Q3 volume measure of GDP. Current Account in Australia averaged -5285.06 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 -22951 AUD Million in the fourth quarter of 2015.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-06-06 01:30 AM Current Account A$-3.1B A$-3.5B A$ 0.1B A$ -1.9B
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$-9.1B
2018-06-05 01:30 AM Current Account
2018-09-04 01:30 AM Current Account


Australia Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 105.00 1604.00 4331.00 -43600.00 AUD Million [+]
Exports 31871.00 32774.00 34456.00 435.00 AUD Million [+]
Imports 31766.00 31170.00 31766.00 393.00 AUD Million [+]
Current Account -9125.00 -9664.00 277.00 -22951.00 AUD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -2.70 -4.70 1.40 -6.70 percent [+]
External Debt 1898196.00 1900341.00 1941405.00 147312.00 AUD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 114.70 103.60 136.60 49.30 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 64825.00 29636.00 64825.00 -37050.00 AUD Million [+]
Capital Flows 14066.00 10743.00 26186.00 -375.00 AUD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 663500.00 702800.00 971800.00 30100.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 79.85 79.85 79.85 79.69 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 277.00 271.00 781.00 247.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 3.09 2.74 3.11 0.01 [+]
Weapons Sales 127.00 83.00 158.00 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 December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-9125.00 -9664.00 277.00 -22951.00 1959 - 2017 AUD Million Quarterly




current account by Country
Country Last
Australia -9125.00 Sep/17
Brazil -343.00 Oct/17
Canada -19346.00 Sep/17
China 371.00 Sep/17
Euro Area 41.81 Sep/17
France -2227.00 Oct/17
Germany 18100.00 Oct/17
India -14300.00 Jun/17
Indonesia -4336.80 Sep/17
Italy 4307.00 Sep/17
Japan 2176.40 Oct/17
Mexico -5527.90 Sep/17
Netherlands 15416.30 Jun/17
Russia 1200.00 Sep/17
South Korea 5720.00 Oct/17
Spain 2359.00 Sep/17
Switzerland 18748.00 Jun/17
Turkey -3827.00 Oct/17
United Kingdom -23182.00 Jun/17
United States -123137.00 Jun/17