Official Name: The Commonwealth of Australia
Sovereign Status: Sovereign Country
Government Type: Parliamentary Democracy under a Constitutional Monarchy
Official Name (Local Language): Commonwealth of Australia
ISO Country Codes: AU : AUS
Internet Domain: .au
Government Web Site:
Capital: Canberra Main Airports: Adelaide Airport, Brisbane Airport, Canberra Airport, Melbourne Airport, Perth Airport, Sydney Airport
Language(s): English Population: 25,809,973
Currency: Australian Dollar ISO Currency Code: AUD
Telephone Dial In: +61 ID Prefix: 0011


Government Website:
Sovereign Ratings:
Central Bank: Reserve Bank of Australia
Currency USD Exchange Rate: 1.34048 Australian dollars (AUD) per US dollar (2020 est.)
Unemployment Rate: 5.16% (2019 est.)
Population below poverty line: NA
Inflation Rate: 1.6% (2019 est.)
Prime Lending Rate: 6.51% (Jan-21 - TradingEconomics)
GDP: $1,390,790 billion (2019 est.)
GDP Pro Capita (PPP): $49,854 (2019 est.)
Currency Name: Australian Dollar
Currency Code: AUD
World Bank Classification: High Income

GDP Composition:

Agriculture: 3.6% wheat, barley, sugarcane, fruits; cattle, sheep, poultry
Industry: 28.2% mining, industrial and transportation equipment, food processing, chemicals, steel
Services: 68.2%

Source: Central Intelligence Agency Factbook

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Business Language(s): English
Customs & Excise: Australian Taxation Office
Development Bank(s): Asian Development Bank; Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank;
National Standards Bureau: Standards Australia
Competitive Ind’l Performance: 16/141 (2019) Corruption Perceptions Index: 11/180 (2020)
Ease of Doing Business: 14/190 (2019) Enabling Trade Index: 26/136 (2016)
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