Fact Sheet: Australia - Canada's Priority Market

Fast Facts

  • Capital: Canberra
  • Population (millions): 23.6
  • Total area: 7,692,000 km2
  • Currency: Australian dollar
  • Language (s): English

Economic Facts 2014

  • GDP ($ billions): 1,593.4
  • GDP per capita ($): 67,735
  • GDP growth (%): 2.6
  • Inflation (%): 1.7
  • Unemployment (%): 6.2

Key Opportunities

  • Agriculture and processed food
  • Defence and security
  • Education
  • Information and communications technologies
  • Life sciences
  • Mining
  • Oil and gas
  • Sustainable technologies
  • Tourism
  • Transportation
  • Wine, beer and spirits

Major Negotiations and Agreements

Support Services

Trade Commissioner Service of Canada

Trade and Investment Promotion Initiatives

  • Australia-Canada Economic Forum
Trade and Investment (2014)
Value (in millions of dollars)
 2014
Canada’s merchandise exports to Australia$1,759.2
Canada’s merchandise imports from Australia$1,442.8
Canadian investment in Australia$26,432
Australian investment in Canada$5,569