Total new capital expenditure in Australia unexpectedly fell 0.6 percent quarter-on-quarter in the three months to September 2022, missing market forecasts of a 1.5 percent rise and after an upwardly revised flat growth in the previous period. The decline was mainly due to a fall in equipment, plant, and machinery (-1.6% vs 2.2% in Q2), as buildings and structures investments grew (0.5% vs -2.0%). Through the year to September, private capital expenditure went up 1.7 percent after gaining 2.1 percent in Q2. source: Australian Bureau of Statistics

Private Investment in Australia averaged 1.21 percent from 1987 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 18.70 percent in the second quarter of 1996 and a record low of -8.70 percent in the third quarter of 2015. This page provides - Australia Private Investment- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Australia Private Capital Expenditure - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2023.

Private Investment in Australia is expected to be 1.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations.

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Australia Private Capital Expenditure



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-09-01 01:30 AM Q2 -0.3% 0.4% 1.5% 0.9%
2022-12-01 12:30 AM Q3 -0.6% 0.0% 1.5% 1.5%
2023-02-23 12:30 AM Q4 -0.6% 0.5%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Industrial Production Mom 0.40 0.40 percent Sep 2022
Industrial Production 0.49 0.10 percent Sep 2022
Manufacturing Production 0.40 0.00 percent Sep 2022
Changes in Inventories 2666.00 1561.00 AUD Million Sep 2022
Corporate Profits 132184.00 150876.00 AUD Million Sep 2022
Building Capital Expenditure 0.50 -2.50 percent Sep 2022
Plant Machinery Capital Expenditure -1.60 2.10 percent Sep 2022
Private Investment -0.60 0.00 percent Sep 2022
Mining Production -0.70 -0.90 percent Sep 2022
Business Inventories 1.70 0.50 percent Sep 2022

Australia Private Capital Expenditure
Private investment in Australia refers to quarter on quarter change in Private Capital Expenditure. The Capital Expenditure Survey in Australia includes the following industries: Mining, Manufacturing & Other selected industries such as Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Construction, Wholesale Trade, Retail Trade, Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Information Media and Telecommunications Finance and Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services Professional, Scientific and Technical Services.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-0.60 0.00 18.70 -8.70 1987 - 2022 percent Quarterly
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Australia Q3 Private Capex Unexpectedly Drops
Total new capital expenditure in Australia unexpectedly fell 0.6 percent quarter-on-quarter in the three months to September 2022, missing market forecasts of a 1.5 percent rise and after an upwardly revised flat growth in the previous period. The decline was mainly due to a fall in equipment, plant, and machinery (-1.6% vs 2.2% in Q2), as buildings and structures investments grew (0.5% vs -2.0%). Through the year to September, private capital expenditure went up 1.7 percent after gaining 2.1 percent in Q2.
2022-12-01
Australia Q2 Private Capex Unexpectedly Falls
Total new capital expenditure in Australia unexpectedly fell 0.3 percent quarter-on-quarter in the three months to June 2022, missing market forecasts of a 1.5 percent rise and after an upwardly revised 0.4 percent increase in the previous period. The decline was mainly due to a fall in buildings and structures investments (-2.5 percent vs -0.6 percent in Q1), as equipment, plant and machinery grew further (2.1 percent vs 1.5). Through the year to June, private capital expenditure went up 2.0 percent.
2022-09-01
Australia Private Capex Unexpectedly Drops in Q1
Total new capital expenditure in Australia unexpectedly fell 0.3 percent quarter-on-quarter in the three months to March 2022, reversing from an upwardly revised 2.3% rise in the preceding quarter, and missing market expectations of a 1.5% gain, as spending on buildings and structures investments dropped 1.7 percent. Meanwhile, expenditure on equipment, plant and machinery grew 1.2 percent. Through the year to the first quarter, private capital expenditure increased by 4.5 percent.
2022-05-26