Australia Consumer Confidence  1974-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The Westpac Melbourne Institute Consumer Sentiment Index for Australia jumped 3.9 percent month-on-month to 106.1 in July of 2018, following a 0.3 percent rise in the previous month. It is the highest reading since November 2013, driven by growing optimism about the economy. Expectations for the economic outlook over the next five years surged 9.8 percent; and those for the economic outlook over the next 12 months rose by 3.9 percent. In addition, the measure of family finances compared to a year ago increased by 2.3 percent from a month earlier; and those of family finances over the next 12 months went up 2.1 percent. Also, the gauge of whether it was a good time to buy major household items rose by 1.7 percent. Consumer Confidence in Australia averaged 101.35 Index Points from 1974 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 123.94 Index Points in May of 2007 and a record low of 64.61 Index Points in November of 1990.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-06-13 12:30 AM Westpac Consumer Confidence Change 0.3% -0.6%
2018-07-11 12:30 AM Westpac Consumer Confidence Index 106.1 102.2 100
2018-07-11 12:30 AM Westpac Consumer Confidence Change 3.9% 0.3%
2018-08-16 12:30 AM Westpac Consumer Confidence Index 106.1 103
2018-08-16 12:30 AM Westpac Consumer Confidence Change 3.9%
2018-09-13 12:30 AM Westpac Consumer Confidence Change


Australia Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 106.10 102.20 123.94 64.61 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales MoM 0.40 0.50 8.10 -10.60 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 2.80 2.70 12.70 1.90 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 256004.00 255130.00 256004.00 33014.00 AUD Million [+]
Disposable Personal Income 297957.00 296667.00 297957.00 3108.00 AUD Million [+]
Personal Savings 2.10 2.70 20.60 -0.70 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 2730.17 2728.06 2730.17 35.83 AUD Billion [+]
Private Sector Credit 0.20 0.40 2.90 -0.50 percent [+]
Households Debt To Gdp 121.70 120.80 122.50 34.20 percent of GDP [+]
Bank Lending Rate 8.65 8.65 20.50 8.10 percent [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.11 1.16 1.67 0.46 USD/Liter [+]
Consumer Confidence Current Conditions 102.19 99.24 131.41 70.47 [+]
Consumer Confidence Economic Expectations 92.87 94.23 127.29 59.25 [+]
Consumer Confidence Financial Expectations 98.41 102.77 124.40 79.00 [+]
Consumer Confidence Major Purchases Expectations 122.03 117.09 154.86 71.04 [+]


Australia Consumer Confidence

The Consumer Sentiment Index is based on a survey of over 1,200 Australian households. The Index is an average of five component indexes which reflect consumers' evaluations of their household financial situation over the past year and the coming year, anticipated economic conditions over the coming year and the next five years, and buying conditions for major household items. The index scores above 100 indicate that optimists outweigh pessimists. This page provides - Australia Consumer Confidence - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Australia Consumer Confidence - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
106.10 102.20 123.94 64.61 1974 - 2018 Index Points Monthly
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consumer confidence by Country
Country Last
Australia 106.10 Jul/18
Brazil 98.30 Jun/18
Canada 54.21 Jul/18
China 122.90 May/18
Euro Area -0.50 Jun/18
France 97.00 Jun/18
Germany 10.70 Jul/18
India 95.10 Mar/18
Indonesia 128.10 Jun/18
Italy 116.20 Jun/18
Japan 43.70 Jun/18
Mexico 88.01 Jun/18
Netherlands 23.00 Jul/18
Russia -8.00 Jun/18
South Korea 106.00 Jun/18
Spain 107.00 Jun/18
Switzerland 2.00 Jun/18
Turkey 70.30 Jun/18
United Kingdom -9.00 Jun/18
United States 97.10 Jul/18


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