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Key figures from budget review

AAP logoAAP 19/12/2016

BUDGET FORECASTS

* 2016/17 deficit $36.5 billion vs $37.1 billion at time of May budget

* 2017/18 deficit $28.7 billion vs $26.1 billion

* A surplus is still projected in 2020/21

ECONOMIC GROWTH FORECASTS

* 2016/17 GDP 2.0 per cent vs 2.5 per cent

* 2017/18 GDP 2.75 per cent vs 3.0 per cent

UNEMPLOYMENT

* 2016/17 5.5 per cent vs 5.5 per cent

* 2017/18 5.5 per cent vs 5.5 per cent

CPI

* 2016/17 1.75 per cent vs 2.0 per cent

* 2017/18 2.0 per cent vs 2.25 per cent

(Source: Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook)

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