The Australian Industry Group/Housing Industry Association Australian Performance of Construction Index increased to an 18-month high of 45.2 points in September from 37.9 in the previous month, led by improvements in most regions excluding Victoria and its renewed lockdowns. Activity (+11.3 points to 42.4) and new orders (+10.6 points to 45.7) rose sharply, and employment increased by 3.1 points to 49.2. Across sectors, apartments jumped 20.5 points to 43.3 and housing climbing 19.5 points to 56.9, with respondents noting a recovery in demand. source: Australian Industry Group

Construction Pmi in Australia averaged 45.69 points from 2005 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 60.50 points in July of 2017 and a record low of 21.60 points in April of 2020. 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 - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2020.

Construction Pmi in Australia is expected to be 43.00 points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Construction Pmi in Australia to stand at 42.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Australia Construction PMI is projected to trend around 43.00 points in 2021 and 47.00 points in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Australia Construction PMI

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
45.20 37.90 60.50 21.60 2005 - 2020 points Monthly
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Australia Construction Sector Shrinks the Least in Over a Year
The Australian Industry Group/Housing Industry Association Australian Performance of Construction Index increased to an 18-month high of 45.2 points in September from 37.9 in the previous month, led by improvements in most regions excluding Victoria and its renewed lockdowns. Activity (+11.3 points to 42.4) and new orders (+10.6 points to 45.7) rose sharply, and employment increased by 3.1 points to 49.2. Across sectors, apartments jumped 20.5 points to 43.3 and housing climbing 19.5 points to 56.9, with respondents noting a recovery in demand.
2020-10-05
Australia Construction Activity Shrinks Further in August
The Australian Industry Group/Housing Industry Association Australian Performance of Construction Index decreased to 37.9 in August from 42.7 in the previous month, as renewed lockdowns in Victoria and border closures in other states weighed heavily. Activity (-14.5 points to 31.1) and new orders (-8.4 points to 35.1) fell sharply, while employment increased 4.7 points to 46.1, still remaining in negative territory. Across sectors, apartment building and engineering activity dropped further in August, with respondents noting little prospect of a recovery in demand.
2020-09-02
Australia Construction Activity Rises to 5-Month High
The Australian Industry Group/Housing Industry Association Australian Performance of Construction Index increased to 42.7 in July from 35.5 in the previous month. Activity (+10.5 points to 45.6) and new order (+10.7 points to 43.5) indices continued to improve, while employment also rose 1.0 point to 41.4. Meanwhile, the indices for apartment building dropped further in July, with respondents noting little prospect of a recovery in demand.
2020-08-05
Australia Construction Activity Contracts at Weaker Pace
The Australian Industry Group/Housing Industry Association Australian Performance of Construction Index increased to 35.5 in June from 24.9 in the previous month, as the pace of contraction eased from the record lows experienced since March amid a recovering economy. All activity indices improved in June but remained firmly negative among the four construction sectors, with commercial standing at the lowest level (26.6 points) and apartments at the highest (44.8 points). On the price front, inputs declined 2.6 to 62.1, whereas outputs jumped 11.8 to 40.2.
2020-07-02

Australia Construction PMI
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 construction sector compared to the previous month; below 50 represents a contraction; while 50 indicates no change.