8752.0 - Building Activity, Australia, Jun 2010 Quality Declaration
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 13/10/2010
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JUNE KEY POINTS
VALUE OF WORK DONE, CHAIN VOLUME MEASURES
ABOUT THIS ISSUE
This publication updates the preliminary estimates released in Construction Work Done, Australia (cat. no. 8755.0) on 25 August 2010, and Dwelling Unit Commencements, Australia (cat. no. 8750.0) on 15 September 2010. The data in this publication are based on a response rate of approximately 96% of the value of building work done during the quarter. The data are subject to revision when returns from the following quarter are processed. Final data for the June quarter 2010 will be released in the next release of this publication, Building Activity, Australia (cat. no. 8752.0) on 20 January 2011.
CHANGES IN THIS ISSUE
There are no changes in this issue.
The trend estimates should be interpreted with caution as the underlying behaviour of building activity may be affected by initiatives within the Government stimulus package, including the "Building the Education Revolution" (BER) program and Social Housing Initiatives as well as other developments associated with global economic conditions. Though the impact of the BER program was excluded from the trend estimates in the June 2009 through to the March 2010 releases of this data, this will no longer be the case from the June quarter 2010. As with the publication Construction Work Done, Australia (cat. no. 8755.0) affected trend estimates have been revised to include building activity resulting from the BER program. For more details on trend estimates, please see paragraphs 28 to 30 of the explanatory notes.
For further information about these and related statistics, contact the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 or Damian Sparkes on Adelaide (08) 8237 7425.
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