Current Economic Data - Austria

Important Austrian economic indicators have been collected in a table for informational purposes and are updated regularly. The table contains economic development indicators (e.g. production, foreign trade, labour market, financial sector).

  2019 2020 2021 2022
Rate of change in %        
GDP, nominal 3.1 -4.6 6.6 7.4
GDP, real 1.5 -6.7 4.4 4.8
Private consumption expenditure, real  0.7 -8.5 4.5 6.0
Gross fixed capital formation, real 4.8 -5.2 8.2 4.1
Exports, real  3.4 -10.8 8.6 8.9
Imports, real  2.0 -9.4 9.9 8.2
Employment 1) 1.6 -2.0 2.3 1.9
Unemployment rate (national definition, in %)  7.4 9.9 8.2 7.4
Inflation (CPI 1.5 1.4 2.8 3.0
Balance on current account (in % of GDP)  2.1 1,9 -0.1 0.0
Net lending of general government (in % of GDP) 2) 0.6 -8.3  - -
Gross debt of general government (in % of GDP) 2)  70.6 83.2  - -

1) Non self-employed without recipients of childcare benefits and without conscripts
2) Federal Ministry of Finance (BMF); Statistics Austria (STAT)

Sources: Austrian Institute of Economic Research (WIFO), Federal Ministry of Finance (BMF), Statistics Austria (STAT)

Last update: 8 October 2021