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

The AIG/Housing Industry Association Australian Performance of Construction Index jumped to 54.3 in January of 2018 from 52.8 in December of 2017. The index rebounded following the slowest expansion in construction activity in eight months and signaled sectorial growth for the twelfth straight month, mainly led by a 7.4-point climb in the Commercial sub-index (58.9 points). New orders (+2.6 to 51.8 points) and Employment (+3.3 to 58.0 points) also advanced. Meantime, Apartments (unchanged at 50.7) and activity (-0.1 to 54.5) showed little or no variation. In contrast, Engineering declined 3.4 points to 53.5; Houses 2.5 to 52.0; and Deliveries 0.5 to 52.9. Construction Pmi in Australia averaged 46.06 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 -20.00 12.60 31.40 -22.50 percent [+]
New Home Sales 6841.00 7285.00 20768.00 5186.00 [+]
Housing Index -0.20 1.90 6.10 -2.20 percent [+]
Home Ownership Rate 67.00 68.90 71.40 67.00 percent [+]
Construction Output 15.70 9.80 15.70 -18.90 percent [+]
Construction Pmi 54.30 52.80 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 February of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
54.30 52.80 60.50 29.24 2005 - 2018 Index Points Monthly

construction pmi by Country
Country Last
Australia 54.30 Jan/18
Euro Area 57.00 Jan/18
France 57.20 Jan/18
Germany 59.80 Jan/18
Italy 52.10 Jan/18
United Kingdom 50.20 Jan/18