Australia Business Confidence 1997-2014 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Business Confidence in Australia decreased to 1 in November of 2014 from 5 in October of 2014. Business Confidence in Australia averaged 5.85 from 1997 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 21.10 in May of 2002 and a record low of -31.60 in January of 2009. Business Confidence in Australia is reported by the National Australia Bank.

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Australia Business Confidence


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.00 5.00 21.10 -31.60 1997 - 2014 Monthly
The NAB monthly survey of business confidence is based on a telephone survey of around 350 small, medium and large size Australian companies. The Survey measures the expectations of business conditions for the upcoming month and is a simple average of trading, profitability and employment indices, reported by respondents for their company. The indices are calculated by taking the difference between the percentage of respondents nominating good or very good, or a rise and those nominating poor or very poor, or a fall. This page provides - Australia Business Confidence - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Australia Business Confidence - was last refreshed on Thursday, December 18, 2014.

Calendar GMT Event Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2014-10-14 01:30 AM
NAB Business Confidence  Sep
5 7 (R) 8.19
2014-11-11 12:30 AM
NAB Business Confidence  Oct
4 5
2014-12-09 12:30 AM
NAB Business Confidence  Nov
1 5 (R)
2015-01-28 12:30 AM
NAB Business Confidence  Dec
2.13
2015-02-11 12:30 AM
NAB Business Confidence  Jan
2.45
2015-03-11 12:30 AM
NAB Business Confidence  Feb
2.46


Australia Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 1.00 5.00 21.10 -31.60 [+]
Manufacturing PMI 50.08 49.42 62.13 30.86 [+]
Services PMI 43.80 43.60 55.20 39.00 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 4.63 5.41 13.24 -8.00 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -0.51 -3.85 8.57 -11.79 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 80.48 80.43 84.67 78.24 percent [+]
New Orders 4.00 30.00 47.00 -37.00 [+]
Changes in Inventories 838.00 1375.00 3859.00 -3733.00 AUD Million [+]
Bankruptcies 724.00 797.00 1123.00 217.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 65105.00 64798.00 70659.00 12032.00 AUD Million [+]
Car Registrations 13297260.00 13000021.00 13297260.00 3990938.00 Cars [+]
Industrial Production Mom -0.36 3.26 5.40 -7.10 percent [+]
Leading Economic Index 97.93 97.90 103.09 97.17 Index Points [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 91869.00 92398.00 97452.00 48098.00 [+]


Business Confidence Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 1.00 Nov/14 5.00 21.10 -31.60 [+]
Brazil 45.20 Dec/14 44.80 68.50 44.80 [+]
Canada 56.90 Nov/14 51.20 75.00 36.10 [+]
China 119.00 Aug/14 121.40 143.10 91.70 [+]
Euro Area 0.18 Nov/14 0.06 1.50 -3.77 [+]
France 99.00 Nov/14 98.00 116.80 70.10 [+]
Germany 104.70 Nov/14 103.20 115.40 84.60 [+]
India 57.40 Aug/14 53.70 71.80 45.70 [+]
Indonesia 107.24 Aug/14 106.00 122.50 95.12 [+]
Italy 96.30 Nov/14 96.10 118.92 70.70 [+]
Japan 12.00 Nov/14 13.00 53.00 -58.00 [+]
Mexico 53.05 Nov/14 55.07 62.30 41.20 [+]
Netherlands 2.40 Nov/14 2.00 9.40 -23.50 [+]
Russia -8.00 Nov/14 -6.00 7.00 -20.00 [+]
South Korea 75.00 Nov/14 72.00 119.00 35.00 [+]
Spain -5.20 Nov/14 -6.80 6.70 -38.00 [+]
Switzerland -1.30 Nov/14 -0.50 2.87 -2.10 [+]
Turkey 102.70 Nov/14 106.90 123.30 52.00 [+]
United Kingdom 8.00 Nov/14 19.00 55.00 -75.00 [+]
United States 58.70 Nov/14 59.00 77.50 29.40 percent [+]