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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 - TrendDec Qtr 2014
$m
397071
0.4%
2.3%
Gross domestic product GDP, Chain volume measures - Annual2013-14
$m
1558379
2.5%
n.a

International Accounts
Balance on Goods and Services - TrendJan 2015
$m
-847
7.5%
..
Total Goods and Services Credits - TrendJan 2015
$m
27 285
0.5%
-4.8%
Total Goods and Services Debits - TrendJan 2015
$m
28 132
0.2%
0.9%
Balance on Current Account - Trend Dec Qtr 2014
$m
-11 279
4.1%
6.5%
Net International Investment Position (IIP) - OriginalDec Qtr 2014
$m
866 149
-0.9%
3.4%
Net Foreign Debt - OriginalDec Qtr 2014
$m
924 834
4.3%
9.0%

Consumption and investment
Retail turnover at current prices - TrendJan 2015
$m
23698.2
0.2%
3.1%
Actual New Capital Expenditure in volume terms - TrendDec Qtr 2014
$m
37693
-0.8%
-3.9%
Inventories held by Private Businesses, in volume terms - TrendDec 2014
$m
150 903
0.4%
0.4%
Total new motor vehicle sales - TrendJan 2015
no.
92 219
-0.1%
-1.3%

Production
Income from sales of goods and services by Manufacturers in volume terms - TrendDec 2014
$m
87 085
-0.3%
-2.1%
Dwelling unit approvals - TrendJan 2015
no.
17 541
1.3%
5.0%
Building approvals -TrendJan 2015
$m
7 919.4
2.5%
-1.2%
Total dwelling units commenced - trendJun Qtr 2012
no.
33 125
-2.1%
-14.0%
Building work done - Chain Volume Measures - TrendDec Qtr 2014
$m
22497.0
0.1 %
4.9 %
Engineering construction work done - Chain Volume Measures - trendDec Qtr 2014
$m
27615.5
-2.8 %
-13.2%

Prices
Consumer price index (2011-12 = 100.0) - OriginalDec Qtr 2014
Index no.
106.6
0.2%
1.7%
Producer Price Indexes, Final Demand (2011-12 = 100.0) - OriginalDec Qtr 2014
Index no.
104.1
+0.1%
+1.1%
Import price index (2011-12 = 100.0) - OriginalDec Qtr 2014
Index no.
105.2
0.9%
0.3%
Export price index (2011-12 = 100.0) - OriginalDec Qtr 2014
Index no.
85.3
0.0%
–9.1%
Wage Price Index (2008-2009 = 100.0) - OriginalDec Qtr 2014
Index no.
120.2
0.6%
2.6%

Labour Force and Demography
Employed persons - TrendJan 2015
'000
11 666.0
0.1%
1.4%
Participation rate - TrendJan 2015
%
64.7
0.0 pts
0.1 pts
Unemployment rate - TrendJan 2015
%
6.3
0.0 pts
0.4 pts
Employment to Population ratio - Trend Jan 2015
%
60.7
0.0 pts
-0.2 pts
Job Vacancies - TrendNov 2014
'000
149.9
1.3%
6.7%
Estimated resident population - (Preliminary)Jun Qtr 2014
'000
23,490.7
0.29%
1.58%
Short-term overseas visitor arrivals - Trend (a)Sep 2014
'000
578.7
0.2%
7.1%
For unemployment and participation rates, the changes are given as percentage points.

Incomes
Company gross operating profits (in current price terms) - TrendDec 2014
$m
63 670
-1.8%
-7.3%
Average weekly earnings, full-time adults: ordinary time - TrendNov 2014
$
1476.30
np
2.7%
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 - TrendDec 2014
no.
53160
0.5%
2.4%

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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