Private capital expenditure in Australia fell by 0.5 percent quarter-on-quarter in the September quarter of 2018, following a downwardly revised 0.9 percent decline in the previous period and missing market estimates of a 1.0 percent rise. It was the third decline in private capital expenditure since the fourth quarter 2016, as expenditure on buildings and structure fell 2.8 percent and outshadowed a 2.2 climb in expenditure on equipment, plant and machinery. Through the year to the third quarter, private capital expenditure went down by 0.6 percent, triggered by a 7.0 percent plunge in buildings & structures. Private Investment in Australia averaged 1.37 percent from 1987 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 15.60 percent in the second quarter of 1996 and a record low of -8.40 percent in the third quarter of 2015.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-03-01 12:30 AM Private Capital Expenditure QoQ -0.2% 1.9% 0.9% 1.1%
2018-05-31 01:30 AM Private Capital Expenditure QoQ 0.4% 0.2% 0.8% 0.8%
2018-08-30 01:30 AM Private Capital Expenditure QoQ -2.5% 1.2% 0.6% 1%
2018-11-29 12:30 AM Private Capital Expenditure QoQ -0.5% -0.9% 1% 0.75%
2019-02-28 12:30 AM Private Capital Expenditure QoQ -0.5%
2019-05-30 01:30 AM Private Capital Expenditure QoQ
2019-08-30 01:30 AM Private Capital Expenditure QoQ


Australia Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 3.00 5.00 21.00 -30.00 Index Points [+]
Services PMI 52.10 55.10 63.00 39.00 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 49.50 51.30 63.10 30.86 [+]
Industrial Production 2.80 4.30 12.60 -7.60 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -0.80 0.70 5.10 -7.00 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -0.70 2.10 8.60 -11.80 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 82.15 81.84 84.67 78.24 percent [+]
New Orders 34.00 31.00 49.00 -37.00 Index Points [+]
Changes in Inventories 47.00 1223.00 4159.00 -3845.00 AUD Million [+]
Bankruptcies 705.00 742.00 1123.00 217.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 90221.00 88576.00 90221.00 12032.00 AUD Million [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 93860.00 90718.00 130300.00 48099.00 [+]
Car Registrations 14078.61 13815.11 14078.61 3990.94 Thousand [+]
Leading Economic Index -0.10 0.08 0.54 -1.10 percent [+]
Small Business Sentiment -4.01 1.54 18.71 -21.10 [+]
Internet Speed 11063.10 10098.33 11063.10 1922.87 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 9859878.00 9310525.00 13859005.00 5227461.00 IP [+]
Private Investment -0.50 -0.90 15.60 -8.40 percent [+]
Mining Production 6.10 6.30 25.20 -16.90 percent [+]
Steel Production 420.47 440.55 819.00 238.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Corruption Index 77.00 79.00 88.60 77.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 13.00 13.00 13.00 7.00 [+]
Competitiveness Index 78.85 78.17 78.85 5.08 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 14.00 15.00 22.00 14.00 [+]
Composite Pmi 52.40 52.90 58.30 52.00 Index Points [+]
Business Inventories 0.00 0.70 2.80 -2.80 percent [+]
Ease of Doing Business 18.00 14.00 18.00 9.00 [+]


Australia Private Capital Expenditure

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 January of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-0.50 -0.90 15.60 -8.40 1987 - 2018 percent Quarterly
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Australia -0.50 Sep/18
Japan 4.50 Sep/18
Mexico 3.40 Oct/18
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