Australia Consumer Confidence  1974-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The Westpac-Melbourne Institute Consumer Sentiment Index for Australia rose 0.4 percent on the month to 96.6 in July of 2017, following a 1.8 percent drop in a month earlier and marking the first increase in four months. The gauge of whether it was a good time to buy major household items jumped by 4.2 percent. Also, expectations for the economic outlook over the next 12 months went up 1.8 percent and the measure of family finances compared to a year ago rose 1.2 percent. In contrast, views on the economic conditions for the next five years dropped by 1.5 percent and the outlook for family finances declined by 4.2 percent. Consumer Confidence in Australia averaged 101.34 from 1974 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 123.94 in May of 2007 and a record low of 64.61 in November of 1990.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-06-14 12:30 AM Jun -1.8% -1.1%
2017-07-12 12:30 AM Jul 96.6 96
2017-07-12 12:30 AM Jul 0.4% -1.8% -0.7%
2017-08-09 12:30 AM Aug 96.6
2017-08-09 12:30 AM Aug 0.4%
2017-09-13 12:30 AM Sep




Australia Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 96.60 96.20 123.94 64.61 [+]
Retail Sales MoM 0.60 1.00 8.10 -10.60 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 3.30 3.10 12.70 2.00 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 241640.00 240362.00 241640.00 32504.00 AUD Million [+]
Disposable Personal Income 289308.00 288116.00 289308.00 3108.00 AUD Million [+]
Personal Savings 4.70 5.20 20.60 -0.70 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 2612.60 2602.10 2612.60 35.83 AUD Billion [+]
Private Sector Credit 0.40 0.40 2.90 -0.50 percent [+]
Bank Lending Rate 8.65 8.65 20.50 8.10 percent [+]
Gasoline Prices 0.92 0.92 1.67 0.46 USD/Liter [+]
Households Debt To Gdp 123.10 123.10 125.20 34.20 percent of GDP [+]


Australia Consumer Confidence Notes

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 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
96.60 96.20 123.94 64.61 1974 - 2017 Monthly
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consumer confidence by Country

Last
Australia 96.60 Jul/17
Brazil 100.50 Jun/17
Canada 54.49 Jul/17
China 113.30 Jun/17
Euro Area -1.70 Jul/17
France 108.00 Jun/17
Germany 10.60 Jul/17
India 136.00 Dec/16
Indonesia 122.40 Jun/17
Italy 106.40 Jun/17
Japan 43.30 Jun/17
Mexico 84.40 Jun/17
Netherlands 25.00 Jul/17
Russia -14.00 Jun/17
South Korea 111.10 Jun/17
Spain 105.80 Jun/17
Switzerland -8.00 Jun/17
Turkey 71.30 Jul/17
United Kingdom -10.00 Jun/17
United States 93.10 Jul/17