Current Account Balance in Australia
The current account balance for Australia averaged -1.2% of GDP in the decade leading to 2022, below the Asia-Pacific regional average of 1.9% of GDP. The 2022 reading stood at 1.1% of GDP. For more current account information, visit our dedicated page.
Australia Current Account Chart
Australia Current Account Data
|Current Account Balance (% of GDP)||-2.2||0.4||2.2||3.0||1.1|
|Current Account Balance (USD bn)||-31.0||5.2||30.2||48.8||18.3|
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