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1318.3 - Qld Stats, Nov 2007  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 19/11/2007   
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Building Approvals
Building Activity
Engineering Construction

BUILDING APPROVALS

In September 2007, the total number of dwelling units approved in Queensland in trend terms was 3,720. The trend estimate for the total number of dwelling units approved for September 2007 showed total approvals have generally been rising for the last 20 months. The trend estimate for private sector houses was 2,626 approvals and represents 71% of total dwelling units approved.

Dwelling Units Approved, Trend - Queensland
Graph: Dwelling Units Approved, Trend—Queensland



In September 2007, the total value in trend terms of building approvals was $1,617.4, a 17% increase from September 2006. Residential buildings accounted for 60% of the total value of buildings.

Value of Building Approved, Trend - Queensland
Graph: Value of Building Approved, Trend—Queensland



For more information on this topic, please refer to Building Approvals, Australia (cat. no. 8731.0) or ring the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070. This publication is released monthly.BUILDING ACTIVITY

In the June 2007 quarter, the total number of dwellings completed in trend terms in Queensland was 9,935. This is a 0.6% decrease from the March 2007 quarter following increases for the previous three quarters. There were 7,084 new houses completed during the June 2007 quarter which represents 71% of the total number of dwelling units completed.

Dwellings Completed(a), Trend - Queensland
Graph: Dwellings Completed(a), Trend—Queensland



In the August 2007 quarter, the trend estimate of the value of total building work done was $3,832.2 million, a 6.5% increase from June 2006 quarter.

Value of Work Done, Chain Volume Measures - Queensland
Graph: Value of Work Done, Chain Volume Measures—Queensland



For more information on this topic, please refer to Building Activity, Australia (cat. no. 8752.0) or ring the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070. This publication is released quarterly.ENGINEERING CONSTRUCTION

Between the March 2007 and June 2007 quarters, the Queensland chain volume trend estimate of the value of engineering construction increased by 6.3% to $3,001.3 million. This continues the period of strong growth since December 2003 quarter.

Engineering Construction Work Done, Chain Volume Measures
Graph: Engineering Construction Work Done, Chain Volume Measures



For further information on this topic, access Engineering Construction Activity, Australia (cat. no. 8762.0) or ring the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070. This publication is released quarterly.

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