Euro Area Composite PMI  2012-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The IHS Markit Eurozone Composite PMI fell to 54.1 in May of 2018 from 55.1 in April, below market expectations of 55, preliminary estimates showed. The reading pointed to the slowest expansion in private sector activity since November of 2016 as both manufacturing (55.5 from 56.2) and services (53.9 from 54.7) eased. The May survey saw frequent reports of business being disrupted by a higher than usual number of public holidays, which workers often bridged on to weekends. Still, the rate of expansion cooled for a fourth consecutive month amid softer rises in business activity, new orders, employment and backlogs of work. Also, cost pressures increased but selling price inflation slowed Composite Pmi in the Euro Area is reported by Markit Economics.

Euro Area Composite PMI
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Euro Area Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 1.35 1.44 1.64 -3.52 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 55.50 56.20 60.60 33.50 [+]
Services PMI 53.90 54.70 58.30 39.20 Index Points [+]
Composite Pmi 54.10 55.10 58.80 45.70 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 3.00 2.60 9.20 -21.40 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.50 -0.90 3.30 -4.00 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 2.30 2.30 10.10 -21.70 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 84.40 84.40 85.30 69.60 percent [+]
Changes In Inventories 7.19 10.12 26.08 -26.54 EUR Billion [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index 2.40 1.90 89.90 -63.70 [+]
Car Registrations 927.41 944.73 1130.00 669.00 Thousand [+]
Mining Production 1.70 -0.30 42.30 -26.80 percent [+]

Euro Area Composite PMI

In the Euro Area, the Markit Eurozone PMI Composite Output Index tracks business trends across both the manufacturing and service sectors, based on data collected from a representative panel of over 5,000 companies (60 percent from the manufacturing sector and 40 percent from the services sector). The index tracks variables such as sales, new orders, employment, inventories and prices. National data are included for Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Austria, the Netherlands, Greece and the Republic of Ireland. A reading above 50 indicates expansion in business activity and below 50 indicates that it is generally declining. This page provides the latest reported value for - Euro Area Composite PMI - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Euro Area Composite PMI - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
54.10 55.10 58.80 45.70 2012 - 2018 Index Points Monthly

composite pmi by Country
Country Last
Australia 55.30 Apr/18
Brazil 50.60 Apr/18
China 52.30 Apr/18
Euro Area 54.10 May/18
France 54.50 May/18
Germany 53.10 May/18
India 51.90 Apr/18
Italy 52.90 Apr/18
Japan 53.10 Apr/18
Russia 54.90 Apr/18
United Kingdom 53.20 Apr/18
United States 55.70 May/18