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In today’s data wrap we review the key data releases from last week that provide insight into South Australia’s recent macroeconomic performance.
Construction activity continues to grow solidly
Activity in the South Australian construction sector rose solidly in the June quarter, extending the strong recovery that emerged in late 2016. Preliminary estimates released by the Australian Bureau […]
Labour market conditions continue to improve
Results from the Labour Force Survey (LFS) released by the ABS yesterday indicate that labour market conditions in South Australia continued to improve in July. The total number of persons employed measured in trend terms rose by 1,091 persons (0.1 per cent) in July, while the number of unemployed persons […]
Housing finance commitments continue to decline
ABS data on housing finance commitments released last Wednesday point to a further slowdown in housing lending activity in South Australia. The number of housing finance commitments for owner occupation in trend terms for South Australia fell by 1.1 per cent in June, and has fallen for 12 consecutive months […]
In this week’s Data Wrap we briefly review the key data releases from last week that have particular relevance from a South Australian economic perspective. These partial indicators of economic activity point to ongoing solid demand growth in South Australia, while results from the latest winegrape crush survey indicate that South Australian winegrowers had a […]
Consumer Price Index
Data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics on Wednesday showed that inflation remained subdued in the June quarter. The 8-capitals Consumer Price Index rose by just 0.2 per cent in the June quarter 2017, following a 0.5 per cent rise in the March quarter. Through the year to the June quarter the […]
In this week’s data wrap we take a look at a couple of the more notable data releases from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), and review the latest outcomes for South Australia from the latest international visitor survey.
The ABS released updated estimates of building activity for the March quarter 2017. These data show […]
Several data releases this week provided further insight into recent developments in the South Australian economy during May. They paint a generally positive picture of recent economic developments for the state but it has to be remembered that month to month movements for partial economic indicators can be quite volatile so need to be interpreted […]