Australia Consumer Confidence  1974-2016 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The Westpac-Melbourne Institute Consumer Sentiment Index for Australia rose 2 percent to 101 in August of 2016, compared to a 3 percent drop in July. Expectations over economic conditions over the next 12 months increased by 3.5 percent, following a sharp decline a month earlier. The measure of whether this was a good time to buy major household items were up by 1.6 percent. On housing, 'the time to buy a house' index jumped 10.1 percent, as compared to a 1.8 percent fall in July. Meanwhile, the outlook over the next 5 years dipped a slight 0.7 percent. Consumer Confidence in Australia averaged 101.69 from 1974 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 127.67 in January of 2005 and a record low of 64.61 in November of 1990. Consumer Confidence in Australia is reported by the Westpac Banking Corporation, Melbourne Institute.

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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
101.00 99.10 127.67 64.61 1974 - 2016 Monthly
The Consumer Sentiment Index is based on a survey of over 1,200 Australian households. The Index is an average of five component indexes which reflect consumers' evaluations of their household financial situation over the past year and the coming year, anticipated economic conditions over the coming year and the next five years, and buying conditions for major household items. The index scores above 100 indicate that optimists outweigh pessimists. This page provides - Australia Consumer Confidence - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Australia Consumer Confidence - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2016.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-07-13 12:30 AM Jul 99.1 102.17 101.20
2016-08-10 12:30 AM Aug 2.0% -3%
2016-08-10 12:30 AM Aug 101 99.1 100.43
2016-09-14 12:30 AM Sep 2.0%
2016-09-14 12:30 AM Sep 101 100.59%
2016-10-11 11:30 PM Oct

Australia Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 101.00 99.10 127.67 64.61 [+]
Retail Sales MoM 0.10 0.20 8.10 -10.60 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 3.10 3.30 12.73 2.05 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 233040.00 231494.00 233040.00 32048.00 AUD Million [+]
Disposable Personal Income 284641.00 281245.00 284641.00 3108.00 AUD Million [+]
Personal Savings 8.10 7.60 20.60 -0.70 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 2493.71 2488.41 2493.71 35.83 AUD Billion [+]
Private Sector Credit 0.20 0.40 2.90 -0.50 percent [+]
Households Debt To Gdp 124.30 123.10 124.30 34.20 percent of GDP [+]
Bank Lending Rate 8.70 8.70 20.50 8.10 percent [+]
Gasoline Prices 0.91 0.90 1.67 0.46 USD/Liter [+]




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