Key final budget figures for 2017/18

Paul Osborne
(Australian Associated Press)

 

KEY FIGURES FROM FINAL BUDGET OUTCOME FOR 2017/18

* Budget deficit of $10.1 billion

* A $19.3 billion improvement on 2017/18 Budget estimate.

* Real GDP grew by 2.9 per cent (2.75 in Budget)

* Employment grew 2.7 per cent (1.5 in Budget)

* Unemployment rate 5.4 (5.75 in Budget)

* Wage Price Index 2.1 (2.5 in Budget)

* Receipts were $13.4 billion higher than expected and payments $6.9 billion lower

 

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