Sources of economic data


The following table provides sources for key economic data. Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) data can be obtained over the internet.The Reserve Bank of Australia information is available. Similarly, OECD information is available. Information on individual economies is also available via the IMF.

International economy

Output, current account balance, interest rates and consumer price inflation OECD Main Economic Indicators

National accounts

Components of GDP, contributions to change in GDP ABS cat. no. 5206.0

Incomes, costs and prices

Real household income ABS cat. nos. 5204.0 and 5206.0

Wages, labour costs and company income ABS cat. nos. 5204.0, 5206.0, 5676.0 and 6345.0

Prices ABS cat. nos. 6401.0 and 5206.0

Labour market ABS cat. no. 6202.0

External sector

Australia’s current account, external liabilities and income flows ABS cat. nos. 5368.0, 5302.0 and 5206.0