AUSTRALIA AT-A-GLANCE

  • GDP (Dec 2013) $1.561 trillion (ranked 12th in the world), GDP Per Capita: $37,500
  • Market Value of Publicly Traded Shares: $1.286 trillion (rank: 9)
  • Inflation (Feb 2015): 1.3%
  • Unemployment Rate (May 2015): 6.0%
  • Labor Force (2013): 12.4 million (rank: 43)
  • Population (Dec 2013): 23.1 million, Pop. Growth Rate: 1.1% (rank: 112)
  • Life Expectancy at Birth (2014): 82.1 years (rank: 10)
  • Tax Rates (Jan 2014): Corporate: 30%, Personal Income: 45%
  • Area: 7,741,220 sq km, slightly smaller than the US contiguous 48 states

Sources include: imf.org, worldbank.org, cia.gov, ifitweremyhome.com, tradingeconomics.com

 
Country size comparison: Australia v. USA

Country size comparison: Australia v. USA


AUSTRALIA VIDEO SUMMARIES

Reserve Bank of Australia

Watch Ryan Hessenthaler summarize his meeting with Chris Alymer, Head of Domestic Markets at the Reserve Bank of Australia. Learn how the central bank's policies affect the economic sectors in Australia. (2:46)

Read the RBA blog post →

 

Australian Securities Exch.

Watch Ryan Hessenthaler summarize his meeting with Ramy Aziz and David Raper of the Australian Securities Exchange. Learn how the Australian Securities Exchange differs from U.S. exchanges. (3:24)

Read the ASX blog post →


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