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8731.0 - Building Approvals, Australia, Nov 2013 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 09/01/2014   
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NOVEMBER KEY FIGURES

Nov 13
Oct 13 to Nov 13
Nov 12 to Nov 13
no.
% change
% change

TREND
Total dwelling units approved
16 361
2.4
23.9
Private sector houses
8 547
1.1
14.3
Private sector dwellings excluding houses
7 590
4.4
38.6
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
Total dwelling units approved
16 396
-1.5
22.2
Private sector houses
8 809
6.0
18.0
Private sector dwellings excluding houses
7 315
-9.7
27.6


Dwelling units approved
Graph: Dwelling units approved

Private sector houses approved
Graph: Private sector houses




NOVEMBER KEY POINTS


TOTAL DWELLING UNITS
  • The trend estimate for total dwellings approved rose 2.4% in November and has risen for 13 months.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate for total dwellings approved fell 1.5% in November and has fallen for two months.


PRIVATE SECTOR HOUSES
  • The trend estimate for private sector houses approved rose 1.1% in November and has risen for 11 months.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate for private sector houses rose 6.0% in November following a fall of 0.2% in the previous month.


PRIVATE SECTOR DWELLINGS EXCLUDING HOUSES
  • The trend estimate for private sector dwellings excluding houses rose 4.4% in November and has risen for eight months.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate for private sector dwellings excluding houses fell 9.7% in November and has fallen for two months.


VALUE OF BUILDING APPROVED
  • The trend estimate of the value of total building approved rose 2.3% in November and has risen for 22 months. The value of residential building rose 2.6% and has risen for nine months. The value of non-residential building rose 1.9% and has risen for three months.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate of the value of total building approved fell 3.2% in November after rising for four months. The value of residential building fell 1.9% after rising for five months. The value of non-residential building fell 5.3% following a rise of 20.1% in the previous month.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE Release Date
December 2013 3 February 2014
January 2014 4 March 2014
February 2014 2 April 2014
March 2014 5 May 2014
April 2014 2 June 2014
May 2014 3 July 2014



DATA NOTES

A number of time series spreadsheets contain 'np' (not available for publication) annotations. This is due to confidential data being contained in these series.


REVISIONS THIS MONTH

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

2012-13
2013-14
TOTAL

NSW
40
-
40
Vic.
49
44
93
Qld
8
-4
4
SA
1
29
30
WA
-3
-
-3
Tas.
-3
18
15
NT
37
-3
34
ACT
-
-
-
Total
129
84
213

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)



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