Australia

Australia Country Profile

  • Australia is one of the most prosperous OECD economics.
  • In 1992. Australia adopted the National Strategy for Ecologically Sustainable Development in 1992.
  • Australia is a US $1.2 Trillion economy with a population of only 24.2 million people.
  • The country’s CO2 emission is about 15.37 metric tons per capita (2014 data).
  • Australia has a significantly high ranking in the Human Development Index ranking. The country’s overall Human Development Index (HDI) ranking is 2 out of 188 countries.
Human Development Index (HDI Indicators) (Lower % is Better) Australia OECD Very High HDI
Overall Loss Due to Inequality in % 8.2 12.6 11.1
Human Inequality Co-efficient in % 8.0 12.3 10.9
Inequality in Life Expectancy at birth % 4.3 5.7 5.4
Inequality in education % 1.9 9.5 7.2
Inequality in Income % 17.7 21.5 19.9

AUSTRALIA’s SDG Profile is coming up soon