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1318.3 - Qld Stats, Sep 2007  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 17/09/2007   
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Building Approvals
Building Activity
Engineering Construction

BUILDING APPROVALS

In July 2007, the total number of dwelling units approved in Queensland in trend terms was 3,625. The trend estimate for the total number of dwelling units approved for July 2007 showed total approvals have increased for 20 consecutive months, following a revised increase of 0.5% in June. The trend estimate for private sector houses was 2,454 approvals and represents 68% of total dwelling units approved.

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



In July 2007, the total value in trend terms of building approvals was $1,485.7 million, 6.4% increase from July 2006. Residential buildings accounted for 59% 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 March 2007 quarter, the total number of dwellings completed in trend terms in Queensland was 10,474. This is a 6.2% increase from the December 2006 quarter and is the third consecutive quarter showing an increase. There were 6,709 new houses completed during the March 2007 quarter which represents 64% of the total number of dwellings completed.

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



In the March 2007 quarter, the trend estimate of the value of total building work done was $3,881.7 million, an 11.2% increase from March 2006.

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 December 2006 and March 2007 quarters, the Queensland chain volume trend estimate of the value of engineering construction increased by 3.7% to $2,723.6 million. This continues the period of strong growth since December 2003.

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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