Australian Bureau of Statistics

Rate the ABS website
ABS Home > Statistics > By Release Date
ABS @ Facebook ABS @ Twitter ABS RSS ABS Email notification service
8731.0 - Building Approvals, Australia, Apr 2009 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 02/06/2009   
   Page tools: Print Print Page Print all pages in this productPrint All RSS Feed RSS Bookmark and Share Search this Product

APRIL KEY FIGURES

Apr 09
Mar 09 to Apr 09
Apr 08 to Apr 09
no.
% change
% change

TREND
Total dwelling units approved
10 590
2.2
-18.9
Private sector houses
7 578
2.0
-13.7
Private sector other dwellings
2 671
2.1
-33.0
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
Total dwelling units approved
11 402
5.1
-16.1
Private sector houses
8 014
7.2
-8.5
Private sector other dwellings
2 987
-1.4
-34.0


Dwelling units approved
Graph: Number of dwelling units approved

Private sector houses approved
Graph: Private sector houses approved




APRIL KEY POINTS


TOTAL DWELLING UNITS
  • The trend estimate for total dwelling units approved rose 2.2% in April 2009 and is now showing rises for three months.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate for total dwelling units approved rose 5.1% and has risen for three months.


PRIVATE SECTOR HOUSES
  • The trend estimate for private sector houses approved rose 2.0% in April and has risen for the last four months.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate for private sector houses approved rose 7.2% and has risen for four months.


PRIVATE SECTOR OTHER DWELLING UNITS
  • The trend estimate for private sector other dwellings approved rose 2.1% in April.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate for private sector other dwellings approved fell 1.4%.


VALUE OF BUILDING APPROVED
  • The trend estimate for the value of total building approved rose 1.4% in April. The trend estimates for the value of new residential building and alterations and additions approved rose 0.3% and 1.7% respectively. The trend estimate for the value of non-residential building approved rose 2.6%.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate for the value of total building approved fell 1.9% in April. The seasonally adjusted estimates for the value of new residential building and alterations and additions approved rose 1.7% and 9.2% respectively. The seasonally adjusted estimate for the value of non-residential building fell 8.6%.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE Release Date
May 2009 1 July 2009
June 2009 30 July 2009
July 2009 1 September 2009
August 2009 30 September 2009
September 2009 4 November 2009
October 2009 1 December 2009



CHANGES IN THIS ISSUE

There are no changes in this issue.


REVISIONS THIS MONTH

Revisions to the total number of dwelling units approved in this issue are:

2007-08
2008-09
TOTAL

NSW
-
27
27
Vic.
-
1
1
Qld
1
404
405
SA
-
12
12
WA
-
37
37
Tas.
-
19
19
NT
-
2
2
ACT
-
-1
-1
Total
1
501
502




DATA NOTES

There are no notes about the data.


INQUIRIES

For further information about these and related statistics, contact the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 or Paul Pamment on Adelaide (08) 8237 7648.


Bookmark and Share. Opens in a new window

Commonwealth of Australia 2014

Unless otherwise noted, content on this website is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 Australia Licence together with any terms, conditions and exclusions as set out in the website Copyright notice. For permission to do anything beyond the scope of this licence and copyright terms contact us.