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Population 

Estimated resident population at 30 September 2017: 4,817,600 P

Births September 2017 year: 58,494

Deaths September 2017 year: 33,240

Net migration October 2017 year: 70,694

Employment

Total employed September 2017 quarter: 2,593,000

Males employed September 2017 quarter: 1,371,000

Females employed September 2017 quarter: 1,222,000

Unemployment rate September 2017 quarter: 4.6%

Average weekly earnings September 2017 quarter: $1,174.64

Wage inflation September 2017 quarter: 1.9%

Economic indicators

CPI September 2017 quarter: 0.5%

GDP growth (in volume terms) June 2017 quarter: +0.8% S

GDP in current prices year ended June 2017: $268,102 million

GDP per capita in current prices year ended June 2017: $56,482

Current account balance 
June 2017 quarter: -$1,598 million S

Change from last quarter: -$1,187 million S

Net international investment position June 2017 quarter: -$154.2 billion

Symbols:
S seasonally adjusted
P provisional
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