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Services Pulse

Services Pulse

September 2019

Key Points

  • Services Pulse down in September
  • Non-labour input costs up for 37% of firms in the past 3 months
  • 80% to keep near-term selling prices the same

Services Pulse

September 2019

Services Pulse

September 2019

76.7

-3.3 on previous index reading

Services Pulse

September 2019

Demand / Turnover

Past 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 29%
54%
17%

Balance +12%

(-3 on previous reading)

Services Pulse

September 2019

Demand / Turnover

Next 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 27%
51%
22%

Balance +5%

(-9 on previous reading)

Services Pulse

September 2019

Jobs

Past 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 9%
82%
8%

Balance +1%

(-1 on previous reading)

Services Pulse

September 2019

Jobs

Next 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 11%
80%
9%

Balance +2%

(-1 on previous reading)

Services Pulse

September 2019

Input Costs Excluding Labour

Past 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 37%
60%
3%

Balance +34%

(+1 on previous reading)

Services Pulse

September 2019

Selling Prices

Next 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 16%
80%
5%

Balance +11%

(0 on previous reading)