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In this edition of the Data Wrap we consider the latest regional population estimates which emphasise that not only do South Australian regions face demographic challenges in terms of falling or slow growing populations, but also population ageing. We also review the latest results in respect of retail sales, building approvals and job vacancies.
Our ageing […]
The news earlier this week that SA construction company York Civil has gone into voluntary administration came as a surprise, particularly considering that various indicators point to generally healthy conditions in the South Australian construction sector. In our latest Economic Briefing Report, we concluded that activity in the SA construction sector rose strongly over the […]
In this edition of the Data Wrap we take a look at key data releases over the past couple weeks that provide insight into the recent performance of the South Australian economy. Topics include the latest labour market report, building approval activity and performance in merchandise exports.
Strong labour market conditions in South Australia over the […]
This edition of Data Wrap considers recent South Australian developments in respect of business investment, construction activity, overseas services exports and the wellbeing of the population. A more detailed analysis of these topics will be provided in the Centre’s upcoming June Economic Briefing Report.
Private sector new capital expenditure softens
ABS data on private new capital expenditure, […]
In this edition of the Data Wrap we take a look at key data releases over the past couple weeks that provide insight into the recent performance of the South Australian economy. Topics include the latest labour market report, wages growth, retail sales, local government price inflation, and forward indicators for the residential building sector.
Demand growth slows back to trend pace
Outside monthly employment data, quarterly estimates of state final demand (SFD) provides the best gauge of recent macroeconomic developments for the South Australian economy. SFD comprises all final consumption and investment expenditures made in the state, but excludes other forms of economic activity, most notably exports.
The latest SFD estimates […]
South Australian Data Wrap – goods exports and building approvals at strong levels, but retail sales disappoint
South Australian merchandise exports remain at a strong level despite recent softening
The Australian Bureau of Statistics produces state level estimates of the value of overseas goods exports on a monthly basis. The latest estimates released last Thursday show that South Australia’s overseas goods exports have moderated over recent months, but remain well up compared […]
Building Approvals Rise Strongly
South Australian building approvals rose strongly once again in August, which suggests that activity in the local construction sector should remain quite solid through the remainder of the year. The trend estimate of the total value of building jobs approved rose by 6.9 per cent in August to be up 35 per […]
South Australian building approvals – a forward indicator of building activity – have cooled over recent months, according to data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics today. The trend estimate of the value of total building approved in South Australia fell by 3.6 per cent in April and has fallen for three months. In […]
South Australian residential building approvals have continued to stabilise after falling through the first half of 2016, data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics yesterday show. The number of new dwellings approved across South Australia was unchanged for the month of March 2017, but down 20 per cent compared to a year earlier.
Taking a […]