Australia: In-depth PESTLE Insights

Australia: In-depth PESTLE Insights

Summary

This PESTLE country analysis report on Australia provides a holistic view of the country, with insightful analysis of current and future issues, supplemented with relevant quantitative data to support trend analysis.

Synopsis

  • Understand the political system in Australia through analysis of key figures in the country and governance indicators.
  • Understand the economic situation in Australia through a balanced assessment of core macroeconomic issues.
  • Understand customer demographics in Australia through analysis of income distribution and the rural-urban split, as well as healthcare and education.
  • Understand the technological landscape in Australia through analysis of relevant laws and policies, as well as patents data.
  • Understand the legal landscape in Australia through analysis of the judicial system as well as performance of the legal indicators
  • Understand the environmental landscape in Australia through analysis of the environmental regulations and the performance of the environmental indicators
Scope
  • The political landscape section discusses the evolution of the political scenario in the United Kingdom, as well as the country's economic, social, foreign, and defense policies. The section also discusses the country's performance according to World Bank Governance Indicators.
  • The economic landscape section outlines the evolution of Australia 's economy, as well as the country's performance in terms of GDP growth, composition by sector (agriculture, industry, and services), fiscal situation, international investment position, monetary situation, credit disbursement, banking sector, and employment.
  • The social landscape section analyzes the government's social welfare policies, as well as the country's performance in terms of healthcare, income distribution, and education.
Reasons to buy
  • What is the outlook in Australia in terms of political stability, policies towards business, and the popularity of the government?
  • How does Australia perform in terms of GDP growth, its fiscal situation, international investment position, monetary situation, and employment?
  • How does Australia perform in terms of healthcare, income distribution, and education?
  • How does Australia perform in terms of technology-intensive sectors like IT, life sciences, and R&D expenditure trends?


1. OVERVIEW
1.1. Catalyst
1.2. Summary
1.2.1. Key findings
1.2.2. PESTLE highlights
1.2.3. Key fundamentals
2. KEY FACTS AND GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION
2.1. Key facts
2.2. Geographical location
3. PESTLE ANALYSIS
3.1. Summary
3.2. Political analysis
3.2.1. Overview
3.2.2. Current strengths
3.2.3. Current challenges
3.2.4. Future prospects
3.2.5. Future risks
3.2.6. Overview
3.2.7. Current strengths
3.2.8. Current challenges
3.2.9. Future prospects
3.2.10. Future risks
3.3. Social analysis
3.3.1. Overview
3.3.2. Current strengths
3.3.3. Current challenges
3.3.4. Future prospects
3.3.5. Future risks
3.4. Technology analysis
3.4.1. Overview
3.4.2. Current strengths
3.4.3. Current challenges
3.4.4. Future prospects
3.4.5. Future risks
3.5. Legal analysis
3.5.1. Overview
3.5.2. Current strengths
3.5.3. Current challenges
3.5.4. Future prospects
3.5.5. Future risks
3.6. Environmental analysis
3.6.1. Overview
3.6.2. Current strengths
3.6.3. Current challenges
3.6.4. Future prospects
3.6.5. Future risks
4. POLITICAL LANDSCAPE
4.1. Summary
4.2. Evolution
4.2.1. Pre-1950s
4.2.2. 1951–1990
4.2.3. 1991–2000
4.2.4. 2001–2004
4.2.5. 2005 onwards
4.3. Structure and policies
4.3.1. Key political figures
4.3.2. Structure of government
4.3.3. Structure of legislature
4.3.4. Composition of parliament
4.3.5. Key political parties/figures
4.3.6. Key policies
4.4. Performance
4.4.1. Governance indicators
4.5. Outlook
5. ECONOMIC LANDSCAPE
5.1. Summary
5.2. Evolution
5.2.1. Pre-1940
5.2.2. 1941–1975
5.2.3. 1976–2018
5.3. Structure and policies
5.3.1. Overview
5.3.2. Financial authorities/regulators
5.4. Performance
5.4.1. GDP and growth rate
5.4.2. GDP composition by sector
5.4.3. Fiscal situation
5.4.4. Current account
5.4.5. Exports and imports
5.4.6. International investment position
5.4.7. Monetary
5.4.8. Key monetary indicators
5.4.9. Unemployment
5.5. Outlook
6. SOCIAL LANDSCAPE
6.1. Summary
6.2. Evolution
6.3. Structure and policies
6.3.1. Demographic composition
6.3.2. Religious composition
6.3.3. Education
6.3.4. Healthcare
6.4. Performance
6.4.1. Healthcare
6.4.2. Education
6.5. Outlook
7. TECHNOLOGICAL LANDSCAPE
7.1. Summary
7.2. Evolution
7.3. Structure and policies
7.4. Performance
7.4.1. Intellectual property
7.5. Outlook
8. LEGAL LANDSCAPE
8.1. Summary
8.2. Evolution
8.3. Structure and policies
8.3.1. Structure of the judicial system
8.3.2. Tax regulations
8.4. Performance
8.4.1. Effectiveness of the legal system
8.5. Outlook
9. ENVIRONMENTAL LANDSCAPE
9.1. Summary
9.2. Evolution
9.3. Structure and policies
9.4. Performance
9.4.1. Environmental impacts
9.5. Outlook
10. APPENDIX
10.1. Ask the analyst
10.2. About MarketLine
10.3. Disclaimer
List of Tables
Table 1: Australia – Key Fundamentals, 2019
Table 2: Australia – Key Facts, 2019
Table 3: Analysis of Australia’s Political Landscape
Table 4: Detention Statistics as of March, 2019
Table 5: Analysis of Australia’s Economy
Table 6: Analysis of Australia’s Social System
Table 7: Healthcare Personnel and Facilities, 2014–2017
Table 8: Analysis of Australia’s Technology Landscape
Table 9: Analysis of Australia’s Legal Landscape
Table 10: Analysis of Australia’s Environmental Landscape
Table 11: Mid-year Population by Age (% of Population), 2018
Table 12: Patents Received from the US Patent and Trademark Office, 2013–2018
List of Figures
Figure 1: Australia – Map
Figure 2: Foreign Direct Investment (% of GDP) and GDP Growth in Australia
Figure 3: Bank Capital to Assets Ratio, 2017 (Country-Wise)
Figure 4: Bank Capital to Assets Ratio for Australia, 2013-17
Figure 5: Household Debt to Annualized Household Disposable Income (%), March 2014 to June 2019
Figure 6: Population with Tertiary Education as a % of 25-64 year olds, 2018
Figure 7: Gini Coefficient of Countries, 2016 or later
Figure 8: Global Competitiveness Indicators,2018 and 2019
Figure 9: Doctors per 1,000 People, 2017
Figure 10: Demographic Old-age Dependency Ratio as a % of working-age population, 2000—2018
Figure 11: Tertiary Graduates in the Natural Sciences, Engineering and ICT (NSE and ICT), as a Percentage of All Tertiary Graduates, 2005 and 2015
Figure 12: New enterprises creations, Q1 2007– Q2 2017, base 2007=100
Figure 13: R&D Expenditure as a % of GDP, 2008-2018
Figure 14: Strength of Legal Rights Index, 2019
Figure 15: Tax Wedge (% of Labor Cost), 2018
Figure 16: Energy production (Total and Renewable) in Australia, 1978-2018
Figure 17: Number of Short-term (Less than One Year) Visitors in Australia, 2003–2018
Figure 18: Air and GHG Emissions (CO2, Tons/Capita), 2018
Figure 19: Australia – Political Events Timeline
Figure 20: Australia – Key Political Figures
Figure 21: Australia – Composition of Parliament (Seats by Party) - 2019
Figure 22: Evolution of GDP Growth in Australia (%), 2008–2018
Figure 23: Real GDP and Growth Rate in Australia (US$ Trillion/%), 2013–2023f
Figure 24: Sector Composition of GDP in Australia, 2018
Figure 25: Australia’s Agricultural Output and Growth Rate (AUDBn/%), 2013–2018e
Figure 26: Australia’s Industrial Output and Growth Rate (AUD Bn/%), 2013–2018e
Figure 27: Australia’s Services Output and Growth Rate (AUD Trillion/%), 2013–2018e
Figure 28: Australia’s External Trade (US$ Bn), 2014–2018
Figure 29: CPI and CPI-based Inflation in Australia, 2013–2023f
Figure 30: RBA Target for the Rate at Which Banks Lend to Each Other Overnight (%)
Figure 31: Unemployment in Australia (Millions/%), 2013–2023f
Figure 32: Major Religions in Australia
Figure 33: Expenditure on Healthcare in Australia (US$ Bn/%), 2009–2018
Figure 34: Expenditure on Education in Australia (US$Bn/%), 2007–2016
Figure 35: Internet Subscribers (Users in Millions/%), 2013–2018
Figure 36: Australia – Judicial Structure
Figure 37: Carbon Dioxide Emissions in Australia (Million Metric Tons/%), 2009–2017

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