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Population 

Estimated resident population at 31 December 2015: 4,649,700 P

Births December 2015 year: 61,038

Deaths December 2015 year: 31,608

Net migration March 2016 year: 67,619

Employment

Total employed December 2015 quarter: 2,369,000

Males employed December 2015 quarter: 1,251,000

Females employed December 2015 quarter: 1,118,000

Unemployment rate December 2015 quarter: 5.3%

Average weekly earnings December 2015 quarter: $1,135.68

Wage inflation December 2015 year: 1.5%

Economic indicators

CPI March 2016 quarter: 0.2%

GDP growth (in volume terms) December 2015 quarter: +0.9% S

GDP in current prices year ended December 2015:$246,080 million

GDP per capita in current prices year ended December 2015: $53,496

Current account balance 
December 2015 quarter: -$1,948 million S
Change from last quarter: -$221 million S

Net international position December 2015 quarter: -$151,160 million

Symbols:
S seasonally adjusted
P provisional
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