Australia Construction PMI  2005-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The AIG/Housing Industry Association Performance of Construction Index in Australia increased to 60.5 in July of 2017 from 56 in the previous month. It marked the highest reading since the indicator's inception in 2005 and is the sixth straight month of expansion in the construction sector. All 4 major construction sectors expanded, led by commercial construction (64.3 from 54.5 in June) which stood at its highest in 12 years, and house building (62.4 from 59) which grew at its fastest in 3-1/2 years. Furthermore, apartment building returned to growth (52.6 from 48.3), new orders rose for the fourth straight month, and employment grew for the third straight month. Construction Pmi in Australia averaged 45.76 Index Points from 2005 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 60.50 Index Points in July of 2017 and a record low of 29.24 Index Points in December of 2008.

Australia Construction PMI
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Australia Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Building Permits 10.90 -5.40 32.10 -22.90 percent [+]
New Home Sales 6934.00 7450.00 20768.00 5186.00 [+]
Housing Index 2.20 4.10 6.10 -2.20 percent [+]
Home Ownership Rate 67.00 68.90 71.40 67.00 percent [+]
Construction Output -0.70 0.60 9.20 -18.90 percent [+]
Construction Pmi 60.50 56.00 60.50 29.24 Index Points [+]

Australia Construction PMI Notes

In Australia, The Performance of Construction Index (PCI) is a composite indicator designed to provide an overall view of activity in the construction sector. The PCI is a composite index based on the diffusion indexes for the following five indicators: Sales, New Orders, Employment, Deliveries and Prices. A reading above 50 indicates an expansion of the manufacturing sector compared to the previous month; below 50 represents a contraction; while 50 indicates no change. This page provides the latest reported value for - Australia Construction Pmi - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Australia Construction PMI - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
60.50 56.00 60.50 29.24 2005 - 2017 Index Points Monthly

construction pmi by Country

Australia 60.50 Jul/17
Euro Area 53.10 Jul/17
France 52.30 Jul/17
Germany 55.80 Jul/17
Italy 49.90 Jul/17
United Kingdom 51.90 Jul/17