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

The Australian Industry Group Performance of Construction Index fell to 54 in May of 2018 from 55.4 in April, pointing to the slowest expansion in the construction sector so far this year. New orders (-1.6 to 54.9), employment (-8 to 51.5) and capacity utilization (-5.4 to 75.5%) eased while deliveries (+3 to 56.7), wages (+3.6 to 66.9), input cost (+8.1 to 82.6) and output prices (+2.7 to 60.4) rose faster. Among sectors, house building and engineering construction were the major drivers of growth in May while commercial construction was significantly slower and apartment building remained the weakest performing sub-sector in May with activity contracting for a third consecutive month. 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 -5.00 3.50 31.50 -22.50 percent [+]
New Home Sales 5188.00 5418.00 20768.00 5186.00 [+]
Housing Index -0.70 1.00 6.10 -2.20 percent [+]
Home Ownership Rate 65.00 67.00 71.40 65.00 percent [+]
Construction Output 0.20 -18.30 16.60 -18.90 percent [+]
Construction Pmi 54.00 55.40 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 June of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
54.00 55.40 60.50 29.24 2005 - 2018 Index Points Monthly

construction pmi by Country
Country Last
Australia 54.00 May/18
Euro Area 52.70 May/18
France 52.20 May/18
Germany 53.90 May/18
Italy 51.20 May/18
United Kingdom 52.50 May/18