The Venture Capital & Private Equity
Country Attractiveness Index
Alexander Groh, Heinrich Liechtenstein, Karsten Lieser and Markus Biesinger

Australia  
Rank: 8 · Score: 84.0  

Basic facts, 2020        
Population (millions) 25.7   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) Top
GDP (US$ billions) 1,356.4   M&A volume (quartile) Top
GDP per capita (US$) 52,820.2   Venture capital investments (quartile) Top
GDP growth (per cent) -2.5   Private equity investments (quartile) Top
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VC/PE Country Attractiveness Index 8 118, 118, 118, 118, 117 84.0
1 Economic Activity 11 110, 114, 108, 112, 114 87.6
2 Depth of Capital Market 7 119, 119, 119, 119, 118 88.0
3 Taxation 17 108, 107, 108, 107, 108 103.5
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 11 113, 113, 113, 114, 114 97.7
5 Human and Social Environment 13 114, 113, 113, 113, 112 56.3
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 15 119, 117, 115, 117, 110 86.5


 
Historic performance, 2017-2021   Key driver performance, 2021
 

   
VC/PE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
Australia  
Australasia
 
 
 
Peer Group Comparison
 
Regional Peers Economic Activity Depth of Capital Market Taxation Investor Protection and
Corporate Governance
Human and Social
Environment
Entrepreneurial
Opportunites
Australia 87.6 88.0 103.5 97.7 56.3 86.5
New Zealand 78.8 72.5 99.9 113.6 50.5 77.7
Last updated: 21 Jun 2021