Markets Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3
Currency 0.72 0.71 0.71 0.7 0.7
Stock Market 5575.90 6121 6078 6035 5992 points
Government Bond 10Y 2.46 2.71 2.75 2.79 2.83 percent
Overview Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3
GDP Growth Rate 0.30 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.8 percent
GDP Annual Growth Rate 2.80 3 2.7 2.5 2.4 percent
Unemployment Rate 5.00 5.2 5.3 5.1 5 percent
Inflation Rate 1.90 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.2 percent
Inflation Rate Mom 0.40 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.44 percent
Interest Rate 1.50 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 percent
Interbank Rate 2.24 2.49 2.49 2.49 2.49 percent
Balance of Trade 2316.00 2000 3088 3099 3101 AUD Million
Exports 38045.00 33000 37700 37700 37700 AUD Million
Government Debt to GDP 41.90 42.5 41 41 41 percent
Government Budget -1.90 -1.2 -0.8 -0.8 -0.8 percent of GDP
Business Confidence 3.00 10 9 5.51 5.73 Index Points
Manufacturing PMI 51.30 57.1 56.2 55.8 54.37
Services PMI 55.10 55 53.5 53.87 53.87 Index Points
Consumer Confidence 104.30 104 99 104 104 Index Points
Retail Sales MoM 0.30 0.27 0.29 0.29 0.29 percent
Building Permits -1.50 3.2 0.4 0.36 0.37 percent
Corporate Tax Rate 30.00 30 30 30 30 percent
Personal Income Tax Rate 45.00 45 45 45 45 percent
GDP Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3
GDP Growth Rate 0.30 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.8 percent
GDP Annual Growth Rate 2.80 3 2.7 2.5 2.4 percent
GDP 1323.42 1450 1580 1580 1580 USD Billion
GDP Constant Prices 460827.00 446186 449989 452991 452549 AUD Million
Gross National Product 447653.00 444656 452438 453218 452776 AUD Million
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 111181.00 112000 113000 113000 113000 AUD Million
GDP per capita 55925.93 56220 56890 56890 56890 USD
GDP per capita PPP 44648.71 45100 45500 45500 45500 USD
GDP From Agriculture 11101.00 10699 10600 10662 10652 AUD Million
GDP From Construction 35037.00 33840 33751 34341 34307 AUD Million
GDP From Manufacturing 26179.00 26095 26621 26159 26134 AUD Million
GDP From Mining 35800.00 26153 27048 27414 27387 AUD Million
GDP From Public Administration 23769.00 24396 24742 24851 24827 AUD Million
GDP From Utilities 11189.00 10778 10790 10902 10891 AUD Million
Labour Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3
Unemployment Rate 5.00 5.2 5.3 5.1 5 percent
Employed Persons 12671.54 12710 12820 12900 12910 Thousand
Unemployed Persons 672.05 662 650 642 637 Thousand
Part Time Employment -9461.00 4847 7117 6818 6818 Persons
Full Time Employment 42300.00 19719 15334 14508 14274 Persons
Employment Change 32800.00 17100 22961 23201 23167 Persons
Labor Force Participation Rate 65.60 65.6 65.8 65.7 65.58 percent
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.30 12 12.8 12.2 12.2 percent
Productivity 100.70 101 101 102 102 Index Points
Labour Costs 102.20 101 101 101 101 Index Points
Wages 1207.40 1210 1230 1230 1230 AUD/Week
Wages In Manufacturing 1304.50 1310 1350 1350 1338 AUD/Week
Wage Growth 2.30 2.4 2.4 2.35 2.27 percent
Minimum Wages 719.20 719 740 740 740 AUD/week
Population 24.70 25.3 25.4 25.5 25.32 Million
Retirement Age Women 65.50 65.5 65.5 65.5 65.5
Retirement Age Men 65.50 65.5 65.5 65.5 65.5
Living Wage Family 2790.00 3500 3600 2822 2825 AUD/Month
Wages Low Skilled 2710.00 2481 2506 2700 2703 AUD/Month
Wages High Skilled 6120.00 6200 6200 6151 6144 AUD/Month
Prices Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3
Inflation Rate 1.90 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.2 percent
Inflation Rate Mom 0.40 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.44 percent
Consumer Price Index CPI 113.50 114 115 116 116 Index Points
Core Consumer Prices 114.60 115 116 116 117 Index Points
Core Inflation Rate 1.80 1.9 1.8 1.8 1.9 percent
GDP Deflator 103.35 107 107 108 108 Index Points
Producer Prices 110.30 111 111 111 113 Index Points
Producer Prices Change 2.10 1.9 1.7 1.8 2.12 percent
Food Inflation 1.60 1.5 1.4 1.5 1.3 percent
Inflation Expectations 3.60 3.9 4.1 4 3.79 percent
CPI Housing Utilities 121.30 122 123 124 124 Index Points
CPI Transportation 106.30 105 106 108 109 Index Points
Money Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3
Interest Rate 1.50 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 percent
Interbank Rate 2.24 2.49 2.49 2.49 2.49 percent
Money Supply M0 111.62 112 112 112 112 AUD Billion
Banks Balance Sheet 4278.05 4075 4050 4060 4391 AUD Billion
Central Bank Balance Sheet 177782.00 169845 169800 169803 169802 AUD Million
Loans to Private Sector 948.09 958 971 984 995 AUD Billion
Deposit Interest Rate 1.90 1.9 1.9 1.9 1.9 percent
Private Debt to GDP 205.50 200 196 196 196 percent
Trade Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3
Balance of Trade 2316.00 2000 3088 3099 3101 AUD Million
Exports 38045.00 33000 37700 37700 37700 AUD Million
Imports 35729.00 31000 34600 34600 34600 AUD Million
Current Account -10688.00 -19000 -13023 -12978 -12989 AUD Million
Current Account to GDP -3.10 -2.6 -3 -3 -3 percent
Terms of Trade 89.30 89.04 88.36 87.9 87.82 Index Points
Tourist Arrivals 690200.00 1022100 785600 780800 706900
Terrorism Index 3.09 3.09 3.09 3.09 3.09
Government Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3
Government Debt to GDP 41.90 42.5 41 41 41 percent
Government Budget -1.90 -1.2 -0.8 -0.8 -0.8 percent of GDP
Government Budget Value 999.00 -2483 -4507 -1555 -3287 AUD Million
Government Spending 87057.00 85840 86996 87707 87622 AUD Million
Government Spending To GDP 36.20 36.2 36.2 36.2 36.2 percent
Taxes Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3
Corporate Tax Rate 30.00 30 30 30 30 percent
Personal Income Tax Rate 45.00 45 45 45 45 percent
Sales Tax Rate 10.00 10 10 10 10 percent
Social Security Rate 11.50 11.5 11.5 11.5 11.5 percent
Social Security Rate For Companies 9.50 9.5 9.5 9.5 9.5 percent
Social Security Rate For Employees 2.00 2 2 2 2 percent
Business Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3
Business Confidence 3.00 10 9 5.51 5.73 Index Points
Manufacturing PMI 51.30 57.1 56.2 55.8 54.37
Services PMI 55.10 55 53.5 53.87 53.87 Index Points
Manufacturing Production -0.70 0.5 -0.67 1.91 2.47 percent
Capacity Utilization 81.84 81.97 81.96 81.95 81.95 percent
Corporate Profits 90221.00 68900 89069 88739 88483 AUD Million
Total Vehicle Sales 90718.00 99100 94422 94629 94821
Car Registrations 14078.61 14200 14260 14260 14505 Thousand
Leading Economic Index 0.10 0.1 0 -0.2 0 percent
Mining Production 6.10 1.2 4.79 4.78 3.37 percent
Business Inventories 0.00 0.3 0.6 0.2 0.4 percent
Competitiveness Index 78.85 79.35 79.35 79.35 79.35 Points
Competitiveness Rank 14.00 14 14 14 14
Composite Pmi 52.90 53.9 53.5 53.8 52.72 Index Points
Corruption Index 77.00 77 77 77 77 Points
Corruption Rank 13.00 13 13 13 13
Ease of Doing Business 18.00 16 15 16 17
Consumer Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3
Consumer Confidence 104.30 104 99 104 104 Index Points
Retail Sales MoM 0.30 0.27 0.29 0.29 0.29 percent
Retail Sales YoY 3.50 2.3 3.92 3.97 4.02 percent
Consumer Spending 260656.00 257852 258252 259852 264643 AUD Million
Disposable Personal Income 303619.00 302807 304614 306406 308164 AUD Million
Private Sector Credit 0.40 0.42 0.41 0.41 0.41 percent
Bank Lending Rate 8.65 8.65 8.65 8.65 8.65 percent
Gasoline Prices 0.99 1.12 1.1 1.08 1.06 USD/Liter
Housing Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3
Building Permits -1.50 3.2 0.4 0.36 0.37 percent
New Home Sales 4782.40 5000 4900 5371 5369
Housing Index -1.50 -1.5 -0.4 -0.57 -0.54 percent
Home Ownership Rate 65.00 64 63.5 63.5 64.38 percent
Construction Output -2.80 1.5 0.6 0.45 1.33 percent
Construction Pmi 44.50 56 55.6 54 47.06 Index Points


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