The AIG Australian Performance of Manufacturing Index rose to 54.0 in February 2019 from 52.5 in the previous month. The reading pointed to the strongest expansion in factory activity in four months months, as production jumped 3.9 points to 57.9 and employment surged 6.6 to 57.7. Also, exports jumped 3.1 points to 55.2 and sales 2.5 points to 54.4. On the other hand, new orders declined 0.3 points to 52.0 and supplier deliveries dropped 2.7 points to 52.9. On the price front, inputs prices edged up 0.7 points to 71.0 and selling prices 1.4 points to 51.6. Meantime, wages declined 2.3 points to 59.5 and capacity utilization edged down 1 point to 76.5. Manufacturing PMI in Australia averaged 50.57 from 2001 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 62.50 in March of 2018 and a record low of 29.47 in February of 2009.

Manufacturing PMI in Australia is expected to be 56.20 by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Manufacturing PMI in Australia to stand at 53.20 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Australia Manufacturing PMI is projected to trend around 52.00 in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Australia Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 2.00 4.00 21.00 -30.00 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 54.00 52.50 62.50 29.47 [+]
Services PMI 44.50 44.30 63.00 32.50 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 2.80 4.30 12.60 -7.60 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -0.80 0.70 5.10 -7.00 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -0.70 2.10 8.60 -11.80 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 80.87 81.45 84.62 78.24 percent [+]
New Orders 34.00 31.00 49.00 -37.00 Index Points [+]
Changes in Inventories 685.00 -9.00 4159.00 -3848.00 AUD Million [+]
Bankruptcies 470.00 564.00 1123.00 217.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 90060.00 89305.00 90060.00 12032.00 AUD Million [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 87528.00 93860.00 130300.00 48099.00 [+]
Car Registrations 14078.61 13815.11 14078.61 3990.94 Thousand [+]
Leading Economic Index 0.00 0.10 0.54 -1.10 percent [+]
Small Business Sentiment -1.12 -4.01 18.71 -21.10 [+]
Internet Speed 11063.10 10098.33 11063.10 1922.87 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 9859878.00 9310525.00 13859005.00 5227461.00 IP [+]
Private Investment 2.00 0.00 15.60 -8.60 percent [+]
Mining Production 6.10 6.30 25.20 -16.90 percent [+]
Steel Production 467.88 449.34 819.00 238.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Corruption Index 77.00 77.00 88.60 77.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 13.00 13.00 13.00 7.00 [+]
Competitiveness Index 78.85 78.17 78.85 5.08 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 14.00 15.00 22.00 14.00 [+]
Composite Pmi 49.70 51.50 58.30 49.70 Index Points [+]
Business Inventories -0.20 -0.10 2.80 -2.80 percent [+]
Ease of Doing Business 18.00 14.00 18.00 9.00 [+]


Australia Manufacturing PMI

AIG Manufacturing PMI Index measures the performance of the manufacturing sector and is derived from a survey of 200 industrial companies. It is composite index based on the diffusion indices for production, new orders, deliveries, inventories and employment with varying weights. 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 Manufacturing PMI - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Australia Manufacturing PMI - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on March of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
54.00 52.50 62.50 29.47 2001 - 2019 Monthly
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Country Last Previous
Australia 54.00 Feb/19
Brazil 53.40 Feb/19
Canada 52.60 Feb/19
China 49.90 Feb/19
Euro Area 49.30 Feb/19
France 51.50 Feb/19
Germany 47.60 Feb/19
India 54.30 Feb/19
Indonesia 50.10 Feb/19
Italy 47.70 Feb/19
Japan 48.90 Mar/19
Mexico 52.60 Feb/19
Netherlands 52.70 Feb/19
Russia 50.10 Feb/19
Saudi Arabia 56.60 Feb/19
Singapore 50.40 Feb/19
South Africa 46.20 Feb/19
South Korea 47.20 Feb/19
Spain 49.90 Feb/19
Switzerland 55.40 Feb/19
Turkey 46.40 Feb/19
United Kingdom 52.00 Feb/19
United States 53.00 Feb/19


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