Private capital expenditure in Australia fell by 2.5 percent quarter-on-quarter in the June quarter of 2018, following an upwardly revised 1.2 growth in the previous period and missing market estimates of a 0.6 percent rise. It was the first decline in private capital expenditure since the fourth quarter 2016, as expenditure on equipment, plant and machinery went down (-0.9 percent from 3.6 percent in the March quarter) and expenditure on buildings and structure dropped more (-3.9 percent from -0.9 percent). Through the year to the second quarter, private capital expenditure grew by 0.4 percent. Private Investment in Australia averaged 1.38 percent from 1987 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 15.40 percent in the second quarter of 1996 and a record low of -8.50 percent in the third quarter of 2015.

Private Investment in Australia is expected to be 0.34 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Private Investment in Australia to stand at 0.96 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Australia Private Capital Expenditure is projected to trend around 1.23 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

Australia Private Capital Expenditure
width
height
Forecast Data Chart
Trading Economics members can view, download and compare data from nearly 200 countries, including more than 20 million economic indicators, exchange rates, government bond yields, stock indexes and commodity prices.

The Trading Economics Application Programming Interface (API) provides direct access to our data. It allows API clients to download millions of rows of historical data, to query our real-time economic calendar, subscribe to updates and receive quotes for currencies, commodities, stocks and bonds.


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 -2.5% 0.6% 0.75%


Australia Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 4.00 6.00 21.00 -30.00 Index Points [+]
Services PMI 51.10 52.50 63.00 39.00 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 58.30 59.00 63.10 30.86 [+]
Industrial Production 3.50 4.70 12.00 -7.70 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.20 2.50 5.10 -6.90 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 1.90 6.10 8.60 -11.80 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 81.84 82.10 84.67 78.24 percent [+]
New Orders 31.00 49.00 49.00 -37.00 Index Points [+]
Changes in Inventories 1160.00 1242.00 4102.00 -3764.00 AUD Million [+]
Bankruptcies 635.00 783.00 1123.00 217.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 88467.00 86762.00 88467.00 12032.00 AUD Million [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 90718.00 94711.00 130300.00 48099.00 [+]
Car Registrations 14078.61 13815.11 14078.61 3990.94 Thousand [+]
Leading Economic Index -0.07 0.04 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 -2.50 1.20 15.40 -8.50 percent [+]
Mining Production 4.50 4.70 25.60 -16.90 percent [+]
Steel Production 433.73 520.00 819.00 238.00 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 52.00 52.50 58.30 52.00 Index Points [+]
Business Inventories 0.60 0.80 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 November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-2.50 1.20 15.40 -8.50 1987 - 2018 percent Quarterly
SA




Country Last
Australia -2.50 Jun/18
Japan 12.80 Jun/18
Mexico -2.40 Aug/18
United Kingdom -1.20 Sep/18


Related

Latest