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. source: Australian Bureau of Statistics

Private Investment in Australia averaged 1.23 percent from 1987 until 2021, 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 September of 2022.

Private Investment in Australia is expected to be -0.20 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Australia Private Capital Expenditure is projected to trend around 1.10 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Australia Private Capital Expenditure



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-05-26 01:30 AM Q1 -0.3% 2.3% 1.5% 1.4%
2022-09-01 01:30 AM Q2 -0.3% 0.4% 1.5% 0.9%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Industrial Production 0.40 0.21 percent Jun 2022
Industrial Production Mom -0.40 0.00 percent Mar 2022
Manufacturing Production 0.39 3.38 percent Jun 2022
Changes in Inventories 1561.00 7464.00 AUD Million Jun 2022
Corporate Profits 150588.00 139898.00 AUD Million Jun 2022
Building Capital Expenditure -2.50 -0.60 percent Jun 2022
Plant Machinery Capital Expenditure 2.10 1.50 percent Jun 2022
Private Investment -0.30 0.40 percent Jun 2022
Mining Production -1.03 -3.08 percent Jun 2022
Business Inventories 0.30 3.60 percent Jun 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
-0.30 0.40 18.70 -8.70 1987 - 2022 percent Quarterly
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News Stream
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
Australia Q4 Private Capex Rises Less than Expected
Total new capital expenditure in Australia rose 1.1% quarter-on-quarter in the three months to December 2021, reversing a decrease of 2.2% in the preceding quarter but falling well below expectations for a 2.6% gain. Spending on equipment, plant and machinery fell 0.1% QoQ in the December quarter, while buildings and structures investments increased by 2.2%. While firms may not have grown investment in the fourth quarter of last year, they plan to lift capital spending in the years ahead based on estimates.
2022-02-24