Australian Bureau of Statistics
1318.3 - Qld Stats, Nov 2008
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 17/11/2008
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In September 2008, the total number of dwelling units approved in Queensland in trend terms was 2,884. The trend estimate for the total number of dwelling units approved for September 2008 showed total approvals decreased by 1.6% from the previous month, the eleventh consecutive monthly decrease after a consistent upward trend of almost two years. The trend estimate for private sector houses was 1,862 approvals which represents 65% of total dwelling units approved.
In September 2008, the total value of building approvals in trend terms was $1,708.1 million, a 1.0% increase from the previous month and virtually unchanged from September 2007. Residential buildings accounted for 51% of the total value of buildings.
Note: Significant revisions have been made to Queensland Building approval data relating to the periods October 2007 and August 2008. For more information on revisions and Building approvals, please refer to Building Approvals, Australia (cat. no. 8731.0) or ring the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070. This publication is released monthly.
In the June 2008 quarter, the total number of dwelling units completed in trend terms in Queensland was 9,862. This is a decrease of 2.8% from the March 2008 quarter. There were 6,806 new houses completed during the June 2008 quarter which represents 69% of the total number of dwelling units completed.
In the June 2008 quarter, the trend estimate of the value of total building work done was $4,216.1 million, a 2.8% increase from June 2007 quarter.
For more information on this topic, please refer to Building Activity, Australia (cat. no. 8752.0) or ring the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070. This publication is released quarterly.
Between the March 2008 and June 2008 quarters, the Queensland chain volume trend estimate of the value of engineering construction increased by 4.1% to $3,888.6 million. This continues the period of strong growth since December 2003 quarter.
For further information on this topic, access Engineering Construction Activity, Australia (cat. no. 8762.0) or ring the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070. This publication is released quarterly.
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This page last updated 17 December 2008