Australia Construction Pmi  2005-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The AIG/Housing Industry Association Performance of Construction Index in Australia increased to 47.7 in January of 2017 from 47 in December. Still, the reading pointing to the fourth consecutive month of contraction in the construction sector but at a slower pace. Employment (3.8 to 47.3) and deliveries (1.9 to 49.8) fell less while activity (-0.4 to 47.3) and new orders (-1 to 47.6) declined at a steeper rate. House building stabilised, following five consecutive months of declines (4.6 to 50.2) while apartment building and commercial construction remained in negative territory and broadly unchanged from the previous month. Meantime, engineering construction activity was weaker, recording its second lowest activity reading in 12 months (-6 to 42.8). Construction Pmi in Australia averaged 45.36 Index Points from 2005 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 59.10 Index Points in September of 2014 and a record low of 29.24 Index Points in December of 2008.

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Australia Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Building Permits -1.20 7.50 31.90 -23.20 percent [+]
New Home Sales 7543.00 7525.00 20768.00 5186.00 [+]
Housing Index 1.50 2.00 6.10 -2.60 percent [+]
Construction Output -0.20 -4.40 9.20 -18.90 percent [+]
Construction Pmi 47.70 47.00 59.10 29.24 Index Points [+]
Home Ownership Rate 67.00 68.90 71.40 67.00 percent [+]

Australia Construction Pmi Notes

In Australia, The Performance of Construction Index (PCI) is a composite indicator designed to provide an overall view of activity in the construction sector. The PCI is a composite index based on the diffusion indexes for the following five indicators: Sales, New Orders, Employment, Deliveries and Prices. A reading above 50 indicates an expansion of the manufacturing sector compared to the previous month; below 50 represents a contraction; while 50 indicates no change. This page provides the latest reported value for - Australia Construction Pmi - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Australia Construction Pmi - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
47.70 47.00 59.10 29.24 2005 - 2017 Index Points Monthly

Australia 47.70 Jan/17
Euro Area 50.70 Jan/17
France 50.10 Jan/17
Germany 52.00 Jan/17
Ireland 55.70 Jan/17
Italy 49.20 Jan/17
United Kingdom 52.20 Jan/17