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Spread over an area of 7,692,024 sq km, Australia is the sixth largest country in the world. It is the only country in the world, which is also a continent. The neighbors of Australia include Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and Timor Leste to the North, and New Zealand to the South east. Know More...
Australia is home to around 22,507,617, according to the 2014 estimate. Though a largely Christian country comprising Protestants, Catholics, Eastern Orthodox and other sects, it also has considerable number of people belonging to Buddhists, Muslims and other unspecified religions. Though the country has no official national language but English is considered its de-facto national language. Know More...
Australia has rich cultural traditions. Today the country has developed a unique culture which is a perfect blend of the traditions of immigrants of various parts of the world and those of the aboriginals. The rich culture of Australia is reflected in its unique cuisine, music, literature, cinema and art and painting. Know More...
Australia today boasts of a strong economy. The service sector dominates the economy, comprising around 68 percent of the total GDP. The economic growth of the country is largely dependent on the mining and the agriculture sector. The country is home to some of the world’s largest companies, which have created a mark around the world. Know More...
The smallest continent, Australia has a rich historical past, which dates back to some 50,000 years when the first inhabitants are believed to have arrived from Southeast Asia. Over the years, European settlers began to move towards the country providing it with a cosmopolitan look that provides it a distinctive identity. Know More...
The main branches of the Australian Defense Force (ADF) are the Australian Army (including the Special Operations Command), the Royal Australian Navy (including the Naval Aviation Force), the Royal Australian Air Force and the Joint Operations Command (JOC). Estimated expenditure on defense for the year 2012 was 3% of the gross domestic product (GDP).
Human Development Index (HDI)
As per the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Australia was ranked second in the world with a HDI of 0.938 in 2013.
The life expectancy at birth in Australia is 81.98 years. Estimated expenditure on health care for the year 2011 is 9% of the gross domestic product (GDP).
Any person above the age of 15 who can read and write is considered literate. The literacy rate in Australia is 99% (2003 estimate). Estimated expenditure on education for the year 2009 is 5.1% of the GDP.
Per Capita National Income
The Gross Domestic Product per capita is USD 67,468 as estimated for the year 2013 by World Bank.
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