The Venture Capital & Private Equity
Country Attractiveness Index
Alexander Groh, Heinrich Liechtenstein, Karsten Lieser and Markus Biesinger
8 Australia Score: 90.4
Previous: 7 Germany Next: 9 Sweden

Region: Australasia — Capital: Canberra — Language: English, Indigenous Australian Languages and others — Currency: Australian Dollar

           

Population (millions) 23.1   IPO Volume (quartile) Q1  
GDP (US$ billions) 1,496.2   M&A Volume (quartile) Q1  
GDP Per Capita (US$) 64.8   Venture Capital Activity (quartile) Q1  
GDP Growth (%) 2.3   Private Equity Activity (quartile) Q1  
           

VC & PE Country Attractiveness
— Click on each indicator to expand or collapse it —
  Rank
2010
Rank
2012
Rank
2014
Score
2014
Quartile
2014
VC & PE Index
4
7
8
90.4
Q1
4
16
11
92.8
Q1
5
5
5
86.5
Q1
7
10
10
114.7
Q1
13
13
14
95.5
Q1
11
12
13
94.1
Q1
15
15
15
85.3
Q1

 

Key Driver Performance
— United States = 100 points —

Historic Development
— Separate VC & PE, VC, and PE index time series —

Australia  
Australasia

VC & PE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
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Peer Group Comparison
— Green = high rank, red = low rank —
  1. Economic
Activity
2. Capital
Market
3. Taxation 4. Inv. Protection and
Corporate Gov.
5. Human and Social
Environment
6. Entrepreneurial
Opportunities
28
3
20
3
8
18
4
6
46
13
17
2
14
8
18
12
12
4
8 Australia (selected)
11
5
10
14
13
15
39
15
1
8
15
8
24
12
33
36
1
11
38
28
28
1
5
19