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

The Australian Industry Group Performance of Construction Index fell to 49.3 in September of 2018 from 51.8 in August, falling for the fifth time in six months and contracting for the first time since January of 2017, mainly dragged by a 9.7 point plunge to 47.1 in new orders, with new orders in the house building sector weakening further in September by 3.8 points to 41.3 points and in the apartment building sector declining by 1.9 points to 39.4. Also, employment retreated 2.2 to 46.9, as construction hiring drifted further into negative territory. Meantime, wages decreased by 2.1 to 60.6 and capacity utilization declined by 1 point to 76.2. Construction Pmi in Australia averaged 46.37 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 -9.40 -4.60 32.00 -22.40 percent [+]
New Home Sales 4767.00 4909.00 20768.00 4767.00 [+]
Housing Index -0.70 -0.70 6.10 -2.20 percent [+]
Home Ownership Rate 65.00 67.00 71.40 65.00 percent [+]
Construction Output 1.60 2.40 16.60 -18.90 percent [+]
Construction Pmi 49.30 51.80 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 October of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
49.30 51.80 60.50 29.24 2005 - 2018 Index Points Monthly

construction pmi by Country
Country Last
Australia 49.30 Sep/18
Euro Area 51.60 Sep/18
France 50.80 Sep/18
Germany 50.20 Sep/18
Italy 54.90 Sep/18
United Kingdom 52.10 Sep/18