Key Indicators

Population clock 24,500,894 1 new person every 1 minute and 22 seconds Consumer price index 2.1% March quarter 2017 All groups, original Gross domestic product 0.3% Quarterly change Mar 2017 Chain volume measure, seasonally adjusted Average weekly earnings $1,533.10 November 2016 Full time adults ordinary time, trend estimate Unemployment rate 5.7% May 2017 Monthly, trend estimate
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Interesting Fact

There are 150,000 Australian mums with six or more children