1360.0 - Measuring Australia's Economy, 2003  
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Contents >> Section 9. International Comparisons >> Balance on Current Account



BALANCE ON CURRENT ACCOUNT: PERCENTAGE OF SEASONALLY ADJUSTED GDP(a)
Period
United States
Japan
United Kingdom
Australia

ANNUAL
1996-1997
-1.5
1.7
-0.5
-3.3
1997-1998
-1.9
2.7
-0.6
-4.1
1998-1999
-2.7
2.9
-1.4
-5.7
1999-2000
-3.7
2.6
-1.9
-5.1
2000-2001
-4.3
2.2
-2.1
-2.7
2001-2002
nya
2.7
nya
-3.1

QUARTERLY (SEASONALLY ADJUSTED)
2000-2001
September
-4.3
2.7
-1.7
-3.0
December
-4.5
2.1
-2.6
-3.3
March
-4.3
2.1
-1.8
-2.5
June
-3.9
1.8
-2.5
-2.0
2001-2002
September
-3.6
2.2
-1.5
-1.7
December
-3.7
2.4
-2.6
-3.6
March
-4.4
3.1
-2.2
-2.9
June
nya
3.1
nya
-4.1

(a) Statistics are calculated as the original balance on current account as a percentage of the seasonally adjusted current price gross domestic product, except for Japan where real gross national product replaces gross domestic product.
Source: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).

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