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Bulletins

PC productivity insights

The Bulletins unpack the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) productivity statistics and examines trends and new developments underlying Australia's productivity performance.

Quarterly productivity bulletin – December 2023

20 Dec 2023

This Bulletin unpacks the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) December 2023 quarterly productivity statistics release and examines trends and new developments underlying Australia’s productivity performance.

Quarterly productivity bulletin – September 2023

10 Oct 2023

This Bulletin unpacks the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) September 2023 quarterly productivity statistics release and examines trends and new developments underlying Australia’s productivity performance.

Bulletin 2023

10 Jul 2023

The key message in this Bulletin is that the 2021-22 improvements in productivity will decrease as the distortionary impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic unwind.

Recent developments

16 Jun 2021

Features: The first recession in 28 years; Industry-level productivity performance; Structural effects of COVID-19; Decade in review: slowest growth in 60 years.

Recent productivity trends

17 Feb 2020

Features: A strong labour market has supported continued economic growth; The productivity slowdown; Strong terms of trade have allowed incomes to outgrow productivity over the past 20 years

PC productivity bulletin 2019

04 Jun 2019

This year's bulletin was released on 4 June 2019. The Commission analyses the latest ABS productivity statistics and comments on new developments underlying Australia's recent productivity performance.

PC productivity update 2017

24 Oct 2017

This publication was released on 24 October 2017 and in this edition the Commission analyses the latest ABS productivity statistics and comments on new developments underlying Australia's recent productivity performance.

PC productivity update 2016

19 May 2016

This publication was released on 26 April 2016 and in this edition the Commission analyses the latest ABS productivity statistics and comments on new developments underlying Australia's recent productivity performance.

PC productivity update 2015

20 Jul 2015

This publication was released on 20 July 2015 and in this edition the Commission analyses the latest ABS productivity statistics and comment on new developments underlying Australia's recent productivity performance.

PC productivity update 2014

13 Mar 2015

This publication was released on 29 April 2014 and in this edition the Commission analyses the latest ABS productivity statistics and comment on new developments underlying Australia's recent productivity performance.

PC productivity update 2013

14 Oct 2014

This publication was released on 13 June 2013 and is for those who share an interest in improving Australia's productivity performance. Our target audience is policy practitioners and advisers, businesses, lobby groups, researchers and, importantly, the interested public.