This website provides a macroeconomic database for Australia which includes measures of GDP, its components, prices, and key monetary and labour market statistics over the last fifty years as published and revised in real time. The vintages of data are collated from various sources and accommodate multiple definitional changes, providing a comprehensive description of the macroeconomic environment as experienced by Australian policy- and decision-makers.
Based on two main data sources; the Australian Bureau of Statistics ABS published data; and Reserve Bank of Australia RBA published dat .
Time periods covered varies with the series.
Data in the form of Excel spreadsheets.
Database contains series covering:
- GDP and Components of GDP
-- Real GDP and its Components
-- Nominal GDP and its Components
-- Original GDP and its Components
- Other Key Macroeconomic Aggregates
- Selected Labour Force Aggregates
- Selected Monetary Aggregates
- Miscellaneous Series.
For an introductory overview and background for researchers, see Lee, K., Olekalns, N., Shields, K. and Wang, Z (2011a), The Australian Real-Time Database: An Overview and an Illustration of its Use in Business Cycle Analysis. Faculty of Economics Discussion Paper .