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1345.0 - Key Economic Indicators, 2014  
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This table contains a summary of Australia's key economic indicators. Data contained in this table is updated as soon as it becomes available. Please also see Measures of Australia's Progress which is a summary of key social, environmental and economic national progress indicators.

National Accounts
International Accounts
Consumption and Investment
Production
Prices
Labour Force and Demography
Incomes
Housing Finance


Main
Features
Period
Units
Value
Change
Previous
Period
Change
Corresponding
Period Last
Year
National Accounts
Gross domestic product GDP, Chain volume measures - TrendMar Qtr 2014
$m
394245
0.8%
3.2%
Gross domestic product GDP, Chain volume measures - Annual2012-13
$m
1525603
2.7%
n.a

International Accounts
Balance on Goods and Services - TrendJun 2014
$m
-1 636
-51.8%
-80.8%
Total Goods and Services Credits - TrendJun 2014
$m
26 796
-2.0%
1.1%
Total Goods and Services Debits - TrendJun 2014
$m
28 432
0.1%
3.7%
Balance on Current Account - Trend Mar Qtr 2014
$m
-7 524
27.3%
46.7%
Net International Investment Position (IIP) - OriginalMar Qtr 2014
$m
850 411
1.4%
1.4%
Net Foreign Debt - OriginalMar Qtr 2014
$m
855 649
-0.4%
12.0%

Consumption and investment
Retail turnover at current prices - TrendJun 2014
$m
23175.5
0.1%
5.3%
Actual New Capital Expenditure in volume terms - TrendMar Qtr 2014
$m
39480
-0.3%
-0.5%
Inventories held by Private Businesses, in volume terms - TrendMar 2014
$m
153 568
-1.0%
-2.4%
Total new motor vehicle sales - TrendJul 2014
no.
93 654
0.5%
-0.8%

Production
Income from sales of goods and services by Manufacturers in volume terms - TrendMar 2014
$m
88 680
-0.5%
-1.2%
Dwelling unit approvals - TrendJun 2014
no.
15 524
-1.1%
7.9%
Building approvals -TrendJun 2014
$m
6 588.5
-2.6%
-9.3%
Total dwelling units commenced - trendJun Qtr 2012
no.
33 125
-2.1%
-14.0%
Building work done - Chain Volume Measures - Trend Mar Qtr 2014
$m
21587.4
1.4 %
4.6 %
Engineering construction work done - Chain Volume Measures - trendMar Qtr 2014
$m
32192.9
-0.5 %
0.1%

Prices
Consumer price index (2011-12 = 100.0) - OriginalJun Qtr 2014
Index no.
105.9
0.5%
3.0%
Producer Price Indexes, Final Demand (2011-12 = 100.0) - OriginalJun Qtr 2014
Index no.
103.8
-0.1%
+2.3%
Import price index (2011-12 = 100.0) - OriginalJun Qtr 2014
Index no.
105.1
–3.0%
+5.7%
Export price index (2011-12 = 100.0) - OriginalJun Qtr 2014
Index no.
88.8
–7.9%
–1.9%
Wage Price Index (2008-2009 = 100.0) - OriginalJun Qtr 2014
Index no.
118.5
0.4%
2.6%

Labour Force and Demography
Employed persons - TrendJul 2014
'000
11 582.2
0.0%
1.0%
Participation rate - TrendJul 2014
%
64.7
0.0 pts
-0.2 pts
Unemployment rate - TrendJul 2014
%
6.1
0.1 pts
0.4 pts
Employment to Population ratio - Trend Jul 2014
%
60.8
0.0 pts
-0.5 pts
Job Vacancies - TrendMay 2014
'000
146.1
2.1%
1.8%
Estimated resident population - (Preliminary)Dec Qtr 2013
'000
23,319.4
0.37%
1.73%
Short-term overseas visitor arrivals - Trend (a)Jun 2014
'000
574.1
0.1%
9.5%
For unemployment and participation rates, the changes are given as percentage points.

Incomes
Company gross operating profits (in current price terms) - TrendMar 2014
$m
70 794
2.9%
12.1%
Average weekly earnings, full-time adults: ordinary time - TrendMay 2014
$
1453.90
np
2.4%
Company Profits before Income Tax (5676.0) has been omitted from this table since the December Quarter 2006 as it is not directly used in compiling National Accounts estimates.
np not published
na not available

Housing Finance
Housing finance for owner occupation, dwellings financed - TrendJun 2014
no.
52248
0.2%
3.7%

na not available
np not published
. . not applicable or not available
(a) Data revised from July 2004 to December 2013. For information see Explanatory Note 12 & 13.



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