Economic Survey of Australia 2018



Overview of the Economic Survey of Australia

Australia’s economy and labour market have been resilient, with rising employment and labour-force participation; projections show a continued robust output growth of around 3% in the near future. Living standards are good but socio-economic challenges remain, especially for more vulnerable groups with high risk of poverty.

Australia faces economic challenges that, if not handled well, could see an end to its strong track record. 

Australia's cooling housing market; is the economy at risk?

Some Australians are at a significant risk of poverty, despite the strong economy 


OECD Economic Surveys: Australia 2017

For further information please contact the Australia Desk at the OECD Economics Department.

The Secretariat’s draft report was prepared for the Committee by Philip Hemmings and Urban Sila under the supervision of Patrick Lenain. Statistical research assistance was provided by Damien Azzopardi and editorial assistance was provided by Stephanie Henry.


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