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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 March 2016 quarter: 2,399,000

Males employed March 2016 quarter: 1,264,000

Females employed March 2016 quarter: 1,135,000

Unemployment rate March 2016 quarter: 5.7%

Average weekly earnings March 2016 quarter: $1,134.90

Wage inflation March 2016 year: 1.6%

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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