Australia Private Capital Expenditure  1987-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Private capital expenditure in Australia decreased unexpectedly by 0.2 percent quarter-on-quarter in the December quarter of 2017, following an upwardly revised 1.9 growth in the previous period and missing market estimates of a 0.9 percent rise. It was the first decline in private capital spending since the fourth quarter 2016, as expenditure on buildings and structure fell (-2.1 percent from 1.7 percent in Q3). In contrast, expenditure on equipment, plant and machinery continued to rise (2.2 percent from 2.1 percent). Through the year to the December quarter, private capital expenditure grew by 4 percent. Private Investment in Australia averaged 1.40 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 -8.10 percent in the third quarter of 2015.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-08-31 01:30 AM Private Capital Expenditure QoQ 0.8% 0.9% 0.3% 0.5%
2017-11-30 12:30 AM Private Capital Expenditure QoQ 1.0% 1.1% 1.0% 0.4%
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 -0.2% 2.09%
2018-08-30 01:30 AM Private Capital Expenditure QoQ 0.41%
2018-11-29 12:30 AM Private Capital Expenditure QoQ 1.64%


Australia Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 7.00 9.00 21.00 -30.00 Index Points [+]
Services PMI 56.90 54.00 57.70 39.00 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 63.10 57.50 63.10 30.86 [+]
Industrial Production 1.70 2.40 12.00 -7.70 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.00 0.60 5.10 -7.10 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 2.40 2.80 8.60 -11.80 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 82.36 82.48 84.67 78.24 percent [+]
New Orders 31.00 33.00 47.00 -37.00 Index Points [+]
Changes in Inventories 14.00 -93.00 4102.00 -3762.00 AUD Million [+]
Bankruptcies 645.00 461.00 1123.00 217.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 81045.00 79323.00 82490.00 12032.00 AUD Million [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 106988.00 95999.00 106988.00 48099.00 [+]
Car Registrations 14078.61 13815.11 14078.61 3990.94 Thousand [+]
Leading Economic Index -0.23 0.43 0.54 -1.08 percent [+]
Small Business Sentiment 3.36 7.65 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 -0.20 1.90 15.60 -8.10 percent [+]
Mining Production 1.10 2.40 25.60 -16.90 percent [+]
Steel Production 424.96 493.09 819.00 238.00 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 5.19 5.19 5.20 5.08 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 21.00 22.00 22.00 15.00 [+]
Composite Pmi 55.40 54.30 58.30 53.10 Index Points [+]
Business Inventories 0.20 0.10 2.80 -2.80 percent [+]
Ease of Doing Business 14.00 15.00 15.00 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 April of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-0.20 1.90 15.60 -8.10 1987 - 2017 percent Quarterly
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private investment by Country
Country Last
Australia -0.20 Dec/17
Japan 4.30 Dec/17
Mexico 4.10 Jan/18
United Kingdom 0.30 Dec/17


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