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4102.0 - Australian Social Trends, 2001  
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State summary tables

HOUSING STOCK

UnitsYears
NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT(a)
ACT
Aust.

Number of occupied private dwellings'0001999
2,402.5
1,747.6
1,388.4
608.8
719.0
186.3
64.7
117.3
7,185.5
Size of new public sector houses m22000
207
125
193
170
191
149
163
125
171
Size of new private sector houses m22000
244
226
237
212
229
198
220
229
231
Number of dwellings completed'0002000
50.0
39.3
32.9
8.0
19.5
1.7
1.8
2.1
155.3
Dwelling structure(b)
Separate house%1999
74.7
82.0
84.1
78.7
79.7
87.9
72.1
81.4
79.5
Semi detached/townhouse%1999
8.4
9.2
5.1
14.1
13.1
5.8
9.6
8.3
8.9
Flat/apartment/unit%1999
16.7
8.7
8.8
6.8
6.7
5.8
16.0
10.2
11.1
Tenure type(c)
Owner without a mortgage%1999
40.6
42.5
34.8
38.1
34.3
40.5
16.2
30.7
38.8
Owner with a mortgage%1999
29.0
32.2
32.7
30.9
33.6
30.1
29.4
37.4
31.3
State housing authority renter%1999
5.3
3.8
3.4
10.7
4.5
5.9
13.2
10.1
5.1
Private landlord renter%1999
21.9
17.3
23.7
14.6
21.4
18.4
21.5
17.8
20.3

HOUSING COSTS

UnitsYears
NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT(a)
ACT
Aust.

Affordability index(d)index no.2000
94.6
133.7
167.4
197.6
173.9
217.5
n.a.
145.3
145.9
First home buyers: average loan size$'0002000
169.3
127.4
118.9
94.6
114.3
81.0
120.7
125.6
133.1
Mean weekly public rent$2000
65
74
68
66
61
65
91
79
68
Mean weekly private rent$2000
200
156
150
127
143
121
200
170
167
Project home price index(d)index no.2000
123.1
122.0
118.2
127.2
114.8
126.2
143.2
131.9
120.7
Established home price index(d)index no.2000
153.1
144.6
142.2
123.2
125.9
129.0
199.2
137.0
142.3
Materials used in house building price index(d)index no.2000
126.8
121.7
120.8
127.2
117.1
123.8
n.a.
n.a.
122.8
Finance commitments
Number for construction or purchase of new dwellings'0002000
25.1
28.5
17.2
6.5
13.5
1.3
0.8
1.4
94.2
Value for construction or purchase of new dwellings$m2000
4,395
3,827
2,336
731
1,746
124
91
213
13,456
Number for purchase of established dwellings'0002000
162.5
101.8
70.9
37.8
58.1
9.0
5.1
9.7
454.9
Value for purchase of established dwellings $m2000
26,630
13,482
8,449
3,646
6,820
707
540
1,224
61,496
Value for alterations and additions$m2000
1,268
941
466
172
324
65
24
58
3,321

HOUSING ASSISTANCE

UnitsYears
NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT
Aust.

Public sector rental dwelling stock '0002000
127.5
66.0
50.7
53.5
32.7
13.4
7.5
11.8
363.0
Applicants on housing waiting lists'0002000
98.3
41.0
23.9
31.0
11.9
1.5
2.1
3.4
213.0
Applicants accommodated'0002000
10.6
8.8
8.8
4.9
3.9
2.3
1.0
1.1
41.4
Persons receiving private rental assistance'0002000
337.2
217.3
244.2
67.5
86.2
24.8
5.9
8.6
991.9

(a) Estimates for dwelling structure, tenure type and mean weekly public and private rent for Northern Territory relate to mainly urban areas only.
(b) Components do not total 100% because other dwellings (caravans or cabins in a caravan park, houseboats and houses or flats attached to shops) are not included.
(c) Components do not total 100% because other renters (paying rent to the manager of a caravan park, an employer, a housing cooperative, or a church or community group), as well as other types of tenure (rent free and others), are not included.
(d) State and Territory data refer to capital cities only.

Reference periods: Data are for year ended 30 June. Data for average loan size of first home buyers are at June 30.

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