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Australia: Statistical Data At-A-Glance
Total population24.99 million2018WDI
Urban population (% of total)86.01% of total2018WDI
GDP, current prices (U.S. dollars)1,420,045 USD (millions)2018WEO
GDP based on PPP per capita GDP (Current international dollar)52,379.46 USD 2018WEO
Inflation, end of period consumer prices (Percent change)1.79%2018WEO
Average bank deposit rate1.98%2018IFS
Lending rate5.26%2018IFS
Owner-occupied units66% of total2018Australian Bureau of Statistics
Total amount of home mortgage loans outstanding at the end of year in millions of USD:1,278,302.61 USD (millions)2018Country Editor
Total amount of home mortgage loans outstanding at the end of year as % of GDP (current)90.02%2018Country Editor
Total # of home mortgage loans outstanding at the end of year5,943.46 thousand2018Country Editor
Typical LTV at origination702018Reserve Bank of Australia
Typical pmt-to-income ratio (HH income)7.2%2018Reserve Bank of Australia
Retail funding (deposits/other)primary2018Bloomberg, RBA
Funding through mortgage bonds tertiary2018Bloomberg, Standard and Poor's
Funding through securitization of mortgagessecondary2018Bloomberg, Standard and Poor's
Typical number of days needed for the transfer of title3.52018Doing Business

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Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA)

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) is Australia's central bank and derives its functions and powers from the Reserve Bank Act 1959. Its duty is to contribute to the stability of the currency, full employment, and the economic prosperity and welfare of the Australian people.