Australia Private Capital Expenditure  1987-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Private capital expenditure in Australia increased 0.3 percent quarter-on-quarter in the first quarter of 2017, following a 1 percent contraction in the previous period. Investment rose for the first time in 5 quarters, as expenditure for buildings and structures increased 0.7 percent (from a 4.1 percent drop in the previous quarter). In contrast, equipment, plant & machinery declined 0.1 percent (from a 0.4 percent rise). On an annual basis, private capital expenditure declined by 9.3 percent. Private Investment in Australia averaged 1.43 percent from 1987 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 15.60 percent in the second quarter of 1996 and a record low of -7.60 percent in the third quarter of 2015.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-06-01 01:30 AM Q1 0.3% -1% 0.8% 0.7%
2017-08-31 01:30 AM Q2 0.3% -0.13%
2017-12-01 12:30 AM Q3 0.47%


Australia Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 12.00 9.00 20.00 -30.00 [+]
Services PMI 56.40 54.80 57.70 39.00 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 56.00 55.00 62.13 30.86 [+]
Industrial Production -0.70 0.50 12.40 -7.80 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.39 0.90 5.10 -7.00 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -2.30 -1.90 8.70 -11.80 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 81.93 81.88 84.67 78.24 percent [+]
New Orders 39.00 42.00 47.00 -37.00 [+]
Changes in Inventories 2069.00 208.00 4095.00 -3952.00 AUD Million [+]
Bankruptcies 792.00 590.00 1123.00 217.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 82628.00 77943.00 82628.00 12032.00 AUD Million [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 99911.00 101950.00 101950.00 48099.00 [+]
Car Production 11193.00 11140.00 39306.00 6139.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 13815.11 13549.45 13815.11 3990.94 Thousand [+]
Leading Economic Index 0.12 -0.15 0.54 -1.07 percent [+]
Small Business Sentiment -2.81 9.06 18.71 -21.10 [+]
Steel Production 448.77 431.68 819.00 238.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Private Investment 0.30 -1.00 15.60 -7.60 percent [+]
Mining Production 0.90 5.20 25.40 -16.80 percent [+]
Competitiveness Index 5.19 5.15 5.20 5.08 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 22.00 21.00 22.00 15.00 [+]
Business Inventories 1.20 0.00 2.80 -2.80 percent [+]
Corruption Index 79.00 79.00 88.60 79.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 13.00 13.00 13.00 7.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 15.00 13.00 15.00 9.00 [+]


Australia Private Capital Expenditure Notes

Private investment in Australia refers to quarter on quarter change in Private Capital Expenditure. The Capital Expenditure Survey in Australia includes the following industries: Mining, Manufacturing & Other selected industries such as Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Construction, Wholesale Trade, Retail Trade, Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Information Media and Telecommunications Finance and Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services Professional, Scientific and Technical Services. This page provides - Australia Private Investment- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Australia Private Capital Expenditure - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.30 -1.00 15.60 -7.60 1987 - 2017 percent Quarterly
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