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How’s the Australian economy going?

How’s the Australian economy going?
Published 20 Sep 2016 

Sometimes a picture is worth a thousand words.

Australia ( the red line) has outperformed all the main advanced economies (which fall within the blue segments) for increase in GDP and per-capital GDP, is lower than almost all on unemployment (Japan is lowest, New Zealand a bit lower than Australia), and closer to inflation target than just about everyone.

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