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Population 

Estimated resident population at 31 December 2016: 4,746,100 P

Births June 2016 year: 58,992

Deaths June 2016 year: 31,389

Net migration January 2017 year: 71,305

Employment

Total employed December 2016 quarter: 2,510,000

Males employed December 2016 quarter: 1,327,000

Females employed December 2016 quarter: 1,184,000

Unemployment rate December 2016 quarter: 5.2%

Average weekly earnings December 2016 quarter: $1,129.72

Wage inflation December 2016 quarter: 1.6%

Economic indicators

CPI December 2016 quarter: 0.4%

GDP growth (in volume terms) September 2016 quarter: +1.1% S

GDP in current prices year ended September 2016: $256,190 million

GDP per capita in current prices year ended September 2016: $54,842

Current account balance 
September 2016 quarter: -$1,899 million S

Change from last quarter: $55 million S

Net international investment position September 2016 quarter: -$166.2 billion

Symbols:
S seasonally adjusted
P provisional
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