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

The Westpac-Melbourne Institute Consumer Sentiment Index for Australia increased 4.2 percent to 101.3 index points in February of 2016, after falling in the previous two months. Compared to a year ago, the index went up 0.6 percent, mainly due to higher financial expectations. The index of family finances jumped 11.3 percent and the outlook for the next twelve months increased 8.3 percent. In addition, confidence in the economy over the next five years went up 4 percent while economic conditions for the next twelve months fell 0.8 percent. Consumer Confidence in Australia averaged 101.71 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.

Australia Consumer Confidence
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
101.30 100.80 127.67 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 February of 2016.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-01-19 11:30 PM Jan -3.5% -0.8%
2016-01-19 11:30 PM Jan 97.3 100.8 100.95
2016-02-09 11:30 PM Feb 4.2% -3.5% -1%
2016-03-10 11:30 PM Mar 4.2%
2016-03-10 11:30 PM Mar 101.3 100.79%
2016-04-15 12:30 AM Apr

Australia Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 101.30 100.80 127.67 64.61 [+]
Retail Sales MoM 0.00 0.40 8.10 -10.60 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 4.00 4.10 12.73 2.05 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 228840.00 227171.00 228840.00 32048.00 AUD Million [+]
Disposable Personal Income 280915.00 277349.00 280915.00 3108.00 AUD Million [+]
Personal Savings 9.00 8.80 20.60 -0.70 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 2425.45 2411610.00 2411610.00 2425.45 AUD Million [+]
Private Sector Credit 0.50 0.40 2.90 -0.50 percent [+]
Households Debt To Gdp 122.30 120.00 122.30 34.20 percent of GDP [+]
Bank Lending Rate 8.80 8.80 20.50 8.10 percent [+]
Gasoline Prices 0.79 0.87 1.67 0.46 USD/Liter [+]




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