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8731.0 - Building Approvals, Australia, Jun 2015 Quality Declaration 
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 30/07/2015   
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JUNE KEY FIGURES

Jun 15
May 15 to Jun 15
Jun 14 to Jun 15
no.
% change
% change

TREND
Total dwelling units approved
18 724
-1.2
14.4
Private sector houses
9 663
-
2.7
Private sector dwellings excluding houses
8 778
-2.4
31.0
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
Total dwelling units approved
17 868
-8.2
8.6
Private sector houses
9 661
4.3
3.3
Private sector dwellings excluding houses
7 887
-20.4
16.3

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)

Dwelling units approved
Graph: Dwelling units approved

Private sector houses approved
Graph: Private sector houses




JUNE KEY POINTS


TOTAL DWELLING UNITS
  • The trend estimate for total dwellings approved fell 1.2% in June and has fallen for four months.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate for total dwellings approved fell 8.2% in June following a rise of 2.3% in the previous month.


PRIVATE SECTOR HOUSES
  • The trend estimate for private sector houses approved was flat in June.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate for private sector houses rose 4.3% in June following a fall of 8.9% in the previous month.


PRIVATE SECTOR DWELLINGS EXCLUDING HOUSES
  • The trend estimate for private sector dwellings excluding houses fell 2.4% in June and has fallen for four months.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate for private sector dwellings excluding houses fell 20.4% in June following a rise of 17.1% in the previous month.


VALUE OF BUILDING APPROVED
  • The trend estimate of the value of total building approved fell 0.9% in June and has fallen for four months. The value of residential building fell 1.0% and has fallen for four months. The value of non-residential building fell 0.6% and has fallen for six months.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate of the value of total building approved fell 5.3% in June following a rise of 2.0% in the previous month. The value of residential building fell 8.8% following a rise of 3.1% in the previous month. The value of non-residential building rose 3.9% after falling for two months.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE Release Date
June 2015 - Additional 6 August 2015
July 2015 1 September 2015
July 2015 - Additional 8 September 2015
August 201530 September 2015
August 2015 - Additional8 October 2015
September 2015 2 November 2015



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.

Small area data cubes will be released in an “Additional Information” release five business days after the main publication. The data cubes will be for Statistical Area Level 2 and Local Government Areas. Release dates are published under the “Forthcoming Issues” section of the publication and in ABS Release Advice.


REVISIONS THIS MONTH

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

Dwellings
2013-14
2014-15
TOTAL

NSW
-
60
60
Vic.
-
-
-
Qld
-
37
37
SA
-
-
-
WA
-
590
590
Tas.
-
-
-
NT
-
-
-
ACT
-
-
-
Total
-
687
687

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)



INQUIRIES

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