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Population 

Estimated resident population at 31 March 2017: 4,776,100 P

Births March 2017 year: 59,202

Deaths March 2017 year: 31,698

Net migration May 2017 year: 71,964

Employment

Total employed March 2017 quarter: 2,539,000

Males employed March 2017 quarter: 1,347,000

Females employed March 2017 quarter: 1,193,000

Unemployment rate March 2017 quarter: 4.9%

Average weekly earnings March 2017 quarter: $1,133.38

Wage inflation March 2017 quarter: 1.6%

Economic indicators

CPI March 2017 quarter: 1.0%

GDP growth (in volume terms) March 2017 quarter: +0.5% S

GDP in current prices year ended March 2017: $264,748 million

GDP per capita in current prices year ended March 2017: $56,073

Current account balance 
March 2017 quarter: -$2,836 million S

Change from last quarter: -$1,143 million S

Net international investment position March 2017 quarter: -$154.8 billion

Symbols:
S seasonally adjusted
P provisional
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