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SA Data Wrap – Construction activity hits a new peak, labour market steady

In this edition of the Data Wrap we briefly review the latest data releases in respect of construction activity, the labour market, wages and the Local Government Price Index.
Construction activity rises to record level
Data released by the ABS yesterday shows that the construction industry in South Australia remains in good health overall. The total volume […]

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SA Data Wrap – wellbeing improves amidst national decline

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, […]

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SA Data Wrap – a mixed employment report

In this edition of Data Wrap, we consider the latest round of ABS employment data releases, before covering the latest developments in engineering construction and property prices.
Job vacancies tick up
Job vacancies data released by the ABS today suggests that vacancies in South Australia rose in the early part of the year. Total job vacancies in […]

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SA Data Wrap – wage growth slows although employment growth remains solid, inflation faced by local government picks up

Wage growth slows in South Australia
Latest figures from the ABS indicate that the annual rate of wage growth in South Australia has continued to slow. Wages in South Australia as measured by the Wage Price Index (WPI) rose by 1.9 per cent through the year to the December quarter 2017. This annual result is the […]

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SA Data Wrap – SA economy grows strongest in 8 years, construction activity continues to rise

South Australian enjoys strongest growth in eight years, but dependent on agriculture
State level estimates of gross domestic product, which the ABS calls gross state product (GSP), are produced by the ABS on an annual basis as part of its State Accounts series. GSP represents the total market value of all final goods and services that […]

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South Australian construction activity improves in March quarter 2017

Activity levels in the South Australian construction sector showed some improvement in the first quarter of 2017. Australian Bureau of Statistics data released today indicates that the value of construction work done, measured in trend terms, rose by 2.2 per cent in the March quarter of 2017. However, construction activity remains below its level reached […]

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