Economy of Australia

Imports
Imports commoditiesmachinery and transport equipment, computers and office machines, telecommunication equipment and parts; crude oil and petroleum products
Import partnersChina 18.4%, US 11.7%, Japan 7.9%, Singapore 6%, Germany 4.6%, Thailand 4.2%, South Korea 4.1% (2012)
Exports
Exports commoditiescoal, iron ore, gold, meat, wool, alumina, wheat, machinery and transport equipment
Export partnersChina 29.5%, Japan 19.3%, South Korea 8%, India 4.9% (2012)
Economy sectors
Agriculture productswheat, barley, sugarcane, fruits; cattle, sheep, poultry
Industrial productsmining, industrial and transportation equipment, food processing, chemicals, steel
Economy
Unemployment5.70 % (2013)5.20 % (2012)5.10 % (2011)
Unemployment of Australia
GDP - Official Exchange Rate1.49 Trillion $ (2013)1.52 Trillion $ (2012)1.39 Trillion $ (2011)
GDP - Official Exchange Rate of Australia
GDP growth rate2.50 % (2013)3.70 % (2012)2.10 % (2011)
GDP growth rate of Australia
GDP per Capita (PPP)43,000 $ (2013)42,000 $ (2012)41,500 $ (2011)
GDP per Capita (PPP) of Australia
GDP - Purchasing Power Parity998 Billion $ (2013)961 Billion $ (2012)930 Billion $ (2011)
GDP - Purchasing Power Parity of Australia
GDP PPP per land area129 Thousand $ per square kilometer (2013)124 Thousand $ per square kilometer (2012)120 Thousand $ per square kilometer (2011)
GDP PPP per land area of Australia
ElectricityBanking
Central bank discount rate3.00 % (2013)4.35 % (2010)4.00 % (2010)
Central bank discount rate of Australia
Commercial bank prime lending rate6.20 % (2013)6.98 % (2012)7.74 % (2011)
Commercial bank prime lending rate of Australia
GDP decomposition by sector
Agriculture % of GDP3.80 % (2013)3.90 % (2012)
Industry % of GDP27.4 % (2013)27.2 % (2012)
Services % of GDP68.7 % (2013)68.9 % (2012)
Tourism
International tourism, number of arrivals6.15 Million (2012)5.88 Million (2011)5.89 Million (2010)
International tourism, number of arrivals of Australia
International tourism, number of departures5.46 Million (2007)4.94 Million (2006)4.76 Million (2005)
International tourism, number of departures of Australia
Yearly Tourist arrivals to residents ratio27.9 % (2012)27.0 % (2011)26.7 % (2010)
Yearly Tourist arrivals to residents ratio of Australia
Debt, Current Account Balance and Budget Deficit
Public debt (Percentage of GDP)32.6 % of GDP (2013)32.4 % of GDP (2012)26.7 % of GDP (2011)
Public debt (Percentage of GDP) of Australia
Current Account Balance (Percentage of GDP)-4.20 % of GDP (2012)-2.97 % of GDP (2011)-3.84 % of GDP (2010)
Current Account Balance (Percentage of GDP) of Australia
Current Account Balance (Total)-44.90 Billion $ (2013)-57.14 Billion $ (2012)-29.50 Billion $ (2011)
Current Account Balance (Total) of Australia
External Debt (Total)1.51 Trillion $ (2013)1.50 Trillion $ (2012)1.37 Trillion $ (2011)
External Debt (Total) of Australia
External Debt (Percentage of GDP)101 % of GDP (2013)98.4 % of GDP (2012)98.6 % of GDP (2011)
External Debt (Percentage of GDP) of Australia
External Debt per Capita67,647 $ (2013)67,997 $ (2012)62,802 $ (2011)
External Debt per Capita of Australia