Australia Business Confidence  1997-2016 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Business confidence in Australia stood at 6 in March of 2016, doubling from 3 in February. It is the highest reading since September 2015 and consistent with the long-run average. '“The lift in business confidence suggests a lower risks of contagion from global uncertainty, but also provides some assurance that gains in conditions will be sustainable," NAB Chief economist Alan Oster said. Business Confidence in Australia averaged 5.75 from 1997 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 20 in April of 2002 and a record low of -30 in October of 2008. Business Confidence in Australia is reported by the National Australia Bank.

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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
6.00 3.00 20.00 -30.00 1997 - 2016 Monthly
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The NAB monthly survey of business confidence is based on a telephone survey of around 600 small, medium and large size non-agricultural 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. Australia Business Confidence - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2016.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-02-09 12:30 AM Jan 2.0 3 2 1
2016-03-08 12:30 AM Feb 3 3 3
2016-04-12 01:30 AM Mar 6 3 3.55
2016-05-09 01:30 AM Apr 6 5.42
2016-06-09 01:30 AM May 5.62
2016-07-14 01:30 AM Jun 5.82

Australia Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 6.00 3.00 20.00 -30.00 [+]
Manufacturing PMI 53.40 58.10 62.13 30.86 [+]
Services PMI 49.50 51.80 55.60 39.00 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 1.72 1.99 12.77 -7.80 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.10 2.45 5.30 -7.02 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -3.87 -1.54 8.63 -11.77 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 82.09 81.52 84.67 78.24 percent [+]
New Orders 34.00 15.00 47.00 -37.00 [+]
Changes in Inventories 285.00 -344.00 4143.00 -4078.00 AUD Million [+]
Bankruptcies 461.00 627.00 1123.00 217.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 62931.00 64619.00 70734.00 12032.00 AUD Million [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 100295.00 97921.00 100572.00 48099.00 [+]
Car Production 13184.00 15293.00 39306.00 9227.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 13549.45 13297.26 13549.45 3990.94 Thousand [+]
Leading Economic Index 96.59 96.71 103.14 96.59 Index Points [+]
Small Business Sentiment -4.14 1.16 18.71 -21.10 [+]
Steel Production 340.00 390.00 819.00 238.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Mining Production 7.00 5.89 25.48 -16.61 percent [+]
Competitiveness Index 5.15 5.08 5.20 5.08 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 21.00 22.00 22.00 15.00 [+]
Business Inventories -0.40 0.10 2.90 -2.70 percent [+]
Corruption Index 79.00 80.00 88.60 79.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 13.00 11.00 13.00 7.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 13.00 12.00 15.00 9.00 [+]




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