Australia Leading Economic Index  1960-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Leading Economic Index in Australia increased to 0.10 percent in March from 0 percent in February of 2017. Leading Economic Index in Australia averaged 0 percent from 1960 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 0.54 percent in April of 1975 and a record low of -1.07 percent in December of 2008.

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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-02-21 11:30 PM Jan 0.0% 0.4% 0.3%
2017-03-21 11:30 PM Feb -0.1% 0.0%
2017-04-19 12:30 AM Mar 0.1% -0.1% 0.1%
2017-05-24 12:30 AM Apr 0.1%
2017-06-21 12:30 AM May
2017-07-19 12:30 AM Jun




Australia Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 13.00 6.00 20.00 -30.00 [+]
Manufacturing PMI 59.20 57.50 62.13 30.86 [+]
Services PMI 53.00 51.70 57.70 39.00 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 1.10 -0.50 12.40 -7.80 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 1.00 -0.80 5.10 -7.00 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -1.80 -2.80 8.70 -11.80 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 81.29 81.90 84.67 78.24 percent [+]
New Orders 42.00 32.00 47.00 -37.00 [+]
Changes in Inventories 552.00 1228.00 4095.00 -3996.00 AUD Million [+]
Bankruptcies 576.00 396.00 1123.00 217.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 77773.00 64765.00 77773.00 12032.00 AUD Million [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 97136.00 96806.00 100001.00 48099.00 [+]
Car Production 6937.00 11246.00 39306.00 6139.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 13815.11 13549.45 13815.11 3990.94 Thousand [+]
Leading Economic Index 0.10 0.00 0.54 -1.07 percent [+]
Small Business Sentiment 9.06 1.56 18.71 -21.10 [+]
Steel Production 429.01 392.46 819.00 238.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Private Investment -2.10 -3.30 15.60 -7.80 percent [+]
Mining Production 6.10 2.80 25.40 -16.80 percent [+]
Competitiveness Index 5.19 5.15 5.20 5.08 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 22.00 21.00 22.00 15.00 [+]
Business Inventories 0.30 0.90 2.80 -2.80 percent [+]
Corruption Index 79.00 79.00 88.60 79.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 13.00 13.00 13.00 7.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 15.00 13.00 15.00 9.00 [+]


Australia Leading Economic Index Notes

The Westpac-Melbourne Institute Leading Index of Economic Activity combines a selection of economic variables that typically lead fluctuations in economic activity into a single measure that provides a reliable cyclical indicator for the Australian economy. The index includes the following components: S&P/ASX 200, dwelling approvals, US industrial production, RBA Commodity Prices Index (A$), aggregate monthly hours worked, Westpac-MI CSI expectations index, Westpac-MI Unemployment expectations index, yield spread (10Y bond – 90D bill). The index has a base value of 100 as of 1996. This page provides the latest reported value for - Australia Leading Economic Index - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Australia Leading Economic Index - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.10 0.00 0.54 -1.07 1960 - 2017 percent Monthly
1996=100



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Australia 0.10 Mar/17
Brazil -0.44 Mar/17
Canada 0.00 Feb/17
China 0.20 Mar/17
Japan 105.50 Mar/17
Mexico 4.41 Mar/17
Russia -0.60 Dec/16
South Korea 129.60 Mar/17
Turkey 4.09 Apr/17
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