Small Business Sentiment in Australia decreased to 15.90 in the second quarter of 2021 from 19.77 in the first quarter of 2021. source: National Australia Bank

Small Business Sentiment in Australia averaged 1.50 from 2006 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 19.77 in the first quarter of 2021 and a record low of -21.19 in the fourth quarter of 2008. This page provides the latest reported value for - Australia Small Business Sentiment - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Australia Small Business Sentiment - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on October of 2021.

Small Business Sentiment in Australia is expected to be -5.00 by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Australia Small Business Sentiment is projected to trend around 2.00 in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Australia Small Business Sentiment

Australia Last Unit Reference Previous Highest Lowest
Business Confidence 13.00 points Sep/21 -6.00 23.00 -66.00
Capacity Utilization 80.02 percent Aug/21 81.17 85.26 71.90
Small Business Sentiment 15.90 Jun/21 19.77 19.77 -21.19

Australia Small Business Sentiment
The NAB quarterly survey of business confidence measures the expectations of business conditions for the next 3 months among small firms with an annual turnover of AUD 2-3 Million. The survey is a simple average of trading, profitability and employment indices, reported by respondents for their company. The indices are calculated by taking the difference between the percentage of respondents nominating good or very good, or a rise and those nominating poor or very poor, or a fall.