Australia Performance Services Index  2009-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The Australian Performance of Services Index fell to 51.4 in October of 2017 from 52.1 in September, pointing to a seventh straight month of expansion in the services sector but the lowest since February this year as four of the five activity sub-indexes in the index were above 50 points and indicating growth in October (seasonally adjusted), with one sub-index declining. Sales dropped 4.8 points to 48.1 and new orders retreated 0.4 points to 51.5. In contrast, stocks increased 3 points to 54.8 and employment 1.9 points to 53.3. Respondents in the business-oriented sub-sectors noted continuing demand coming from the construction and mining sectors, predominantly in the eastern states. Services PMI in Australia averaged 48.69 Index Points from 2009 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 57.70 Index Points in December of 2016 and a record low of 39 Index Points in August of 2013.

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Australia Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 8.00 7.00 20.00 -30.00 [+]
Services PMI 51.40 52.10 57.70 39.00 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 51.10 54.20 62.13 30.86 [+]
Industrial Production 0.70 -0.50 12.40 -7.80 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.80 0.30 5.10 -7.00 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -0.40 -2.00 8.70 -11.80 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 81.73 81.92 84.67 78.24 percent [+]
New Orders 38.00 39.00 47.00 -37.00 [+]
Changes in Inventories -419.00 1928.00 4095.00 -3956.00 AUD Million [+]
Bankruptcies 741.00 719.00 1123.00 217.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 78688.00 82421.00 82421.00 12032.00 AUD Million [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 98922.00 98919.00 101882.00 48099.00 [+]
Car Production 10499.00 12220.00 39306.00 6139.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 14078.61 13815.11 14078.61 3990.94 Thousand [+]
Leading Economic Index 0.10 -0.10 0.54 -1.08 percent [+]
Small Business Sentiment 7.65 -2.81 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 0.80 0.90 15.60 -8.10 percent [+]
Mining Production 2.90 1.40 25.40 -16.80 percent [+]
Steel Production 427.34 461.27 819.00 238.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Competitiveness Index 5.19 5.19 5.20 5.08 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 21.00 22.00 22.00 15.00 [+]
Business Inventories -0.40 1.10 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 14.00 15.00 15.00 9.00 [+]


Australia Performance Services Index

The Australian Industry Group Australian Performance of Services Index (Australian PSI®) is a leading indicator of services activity in the Australian economy. The Australian PSI is a seasonally adjusted national composite index based on the diffusion indices for sales, orders/new business, deliveries, inventories and employment with varying weights. An Australian PSI® reading above 50 points indicates that services activity is generally expanding; below 50, that it is declining. The distance from 50 is indicative of the strength of the expansion or decline. Results are based on a sample of around 200 companies each month. This page provides the latest reported value for - Australia Performance Services Index - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Australia Performance Services Index - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
51.40 52.10 57.70 39.00 2009 - 2017 Index Points Monthly
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services pmi by Country
Country Last
Australia 51.40 Oct/17
Brazil 48.80 Oct/17
China 51.20 Oct/17
Euro Area 55.00 Oct/17
France 57.30 Oct/17
Germany 54.70 Oct/17
India 51.70 Oct/17
Italy 52.10 Oct/17
Japan 53.40 Oct/17
Russia 53.90 Oct/17
Spain 54.60 Oct/17
United Kingdom 55.60 Oct/17
United States 55.30 Oct/17