Economic forecasts

(per cent)

Queensland’s forecast growth the strongest of all States

Note: Annual percentage change, except for unemployment rate

Queensland’s diversified exports

Growth driven by exports, including ramp-up in LNG

Housing construction activity

Growing housing construction underpinned by a strong pipeline of approvals

Note: Apartment approvals include units, townhouses and apartments

International tourist arrivals

Lower Australian dollar and increased interest from Asia to drive surge in tourist arrivals.

Note: Tourists are defined as people holidaying or visiting friends or relatives