Australia Construction PMI  2005-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The AIG/Housing Industry Association Australian Performance of Construction Index rose to 57.2 in March of 2018 from 56.0 in a month earlier. It was the highest reading since November 2017, mainly driven by a faster increase in new orders (59.9 from 51.9 in February) and selling prices (57.8 from 52.7). Meanwhile, employment (55.7 from 58.7) and deliveries (54.7 from 58.3) softened. Activity expanded the most in commercial and engineering construction while softened for house building. Meantime, apartment building work contracted slightly. Construction Pmi in Australia averaged 46.26 Index Points from 2005 until 2018, 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 -6.20 17.20 31.50 -22.60 percent [+]
New Home Sales 5526.00 5563.00 20768.00 5186.00 [+]
Housing Index 1.00 -0.20 6.10 -2.20 percent [+]
Home Ownership Rate 65.00 67.00 71.40 65.00 percent [+]
Construction Output -19.40 16.60 16.60 -19.40 percent [+]
Construction Pmi 57.20 56.00 60.50 29.24 Index Points [+]

Australia Construction PMI

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 April of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
57.20 56.00 60.50 29.24 2005 - 2018 Index Points Monthly

construction pmi by Country
Country Last
Australia 57.20 Mar/18
Euro Area 50.60 Mar/18
France 56.40 Mar/18
Germany 47.00 Mar/18
Italy 47.30 Mar/18
United Kingdom 47.00 Mar/18