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PESTLE Insights: Australia - Macroeconomic Outlook Report

  • ID: 4456156
  • Country Profile
  • February 2020
  • Region: Australia
  • 41 pages
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PESTLE Insights: Australia - Macroeconomic Outlook Report


Financial intermediation, real estate and business activities contributed 21.4% to the country’s GVA in 2019, followed by mining, manufacturing and utilities (16.7%) and wholesale, retail and hotels (11.2%). In nominal terms, the sectors are expected to grow at 4.1%, 3.8% and 3.7%, respectively, in 2020.

Four major regions in Australia generated around 88.8% of the country’s GDP and comprised 88.1% of the country’s population in 2018

  • As per the World Bank's logistics performance index (LPI), Australia’s rank improved to 18th in 2018 from 19th in 2016.
  • The S&P/ASX 200, an index widely considered as a benchmark for stocks listed on the Australian Securities Exchange, exhibited a short-run cyclical trend over the last year. As of January 24, 2020, the S&P/ASX 200 index stood at 7,090.50, compared to 5,865.70 in January 24, 2019.
Reasons to buy
  • Macroeconomic Outlook Report identifies the potentials of the country as an investment destination by analyzing the political, economic, social, technological, legal and environmental (PESTLE) structure.
  • PESTLE Insights provides 360 degree view of the economy which can be used as a strategic tool to understand the market dynamics, business potentials and direction of operation
  • Along with providing the country’s snapshot, the report captures the risk factors pertaining to the macroeconomic risks, political environment, legal environment, demographic and social structure effectiveness, technology & infrastructure and natural and geographic aspects that might impact business.
  • This report also highlights key clusters/cities which contribute significantly to the country GDP and population along with major companies’ presence in these areas.
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  • List of Exhibits
  • Did You Know?
  • Country Highlights
  • Country Snapshot
  • PESTLE Insights
  • Political Landscape
  • Economic Landscape
  • Social Landscape
  • Technological Landscape
  • Legal Landscape
  • Environmental Landscape
  • Outlook
List of Figures
Exhibit 1: Australia’s Performance in terms of its Country Risk Analysis in Comparison to the Asia-Pacific and World Averages
Exhibit 2: Performance Overview (Score: 1-100)
Exhibit 3: Broad Categories and Weights Behind the Index
Exhibit 4: S&P/ASX 200 Index (January 23, 2019 - January 23, 2020)
Exhibit 5: Key Sectors’ Contribution to the Economy (2015-2022f)
Exhibit 6: Number of Greenfield Investments (2014-2018), Leading FDI by Industry (2018)
Exhibit 7: Inflows and Outflows of Foreign Direct Investment, Australia (2018)
Exhibit 8: Key Infrastructure Indicators (2018)
Exhibit 9: Real GDP and Household Consumption Growth Rate (2015-2022f)
Exhibit 10: Real GDP Growth Rate Comparison (2019e)
Exhibit 11: Export, Import and Trade Balance (2015-2022f)
Exhibit 12: Current Account Balance (2015-2022f)
Exhibit 13: Top Three Commodity Exports, % of Total Exports (2015-2018)
Exhibit 14: Mineral Fuels, Oils, Waxes and Products of their Distillation, Bituminous Substances, % Share in World’s Total (2018)
Exhibit 15: Interest Rates (December 2014 - December 2019)
Exhibit 16: Exchange Rate (2015-2022f)
Exhibit 17: Public Finance (2015-2022f)
Exhibit 18: General Government Debt (2015-2022f)
Exhibit 19: Average Annual Wages (2015-2022f)
Exhibit 20: Employment/Unemployment (2015-2022f)
Exhibit 21: Labor Cost Index (2015-2022f)
Exhibit 22: Age-group Share of Total Population (1995, 2005, 2015, 2025)
Exhibit 23: Rural/Urban Share of Total Population (1995, 2005, 2015, 2025)
Exhibit 24: Gender Split (1995, 2005, 2015, 2025)
Exhibit 25: Internet Users as a Percentage of the Total Population, Mobile Penetration Rate and Broadband Penetration Rate (2018)
Exhibit 26: Number of Patents Granted Per Million People (2019e)
Exhibit 27: High-technology Exports (% of Manufactured Exports) (2018)
Exhibit 28: Doing Business in Australia 2020
Exhibit 29: Corruption Perceptions Index (Rankings) (2018)
Exhibit 30: CO2 Emissions (2012-2017)
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