1318.3 - Qld Stats, Jan 2010  
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Building approvals

Building activity

Engineering construction


BUILDING APPROVALS

In November 2009, the total number of dwelling units approved in Queensland in trend terms was 2,651. This was an increase of 3.6% from the previous month, the tenth monthly increase following fourteen consecutive monthly falls. The trend estimate for private sector houses was 1,927 approvals which represents almost three-quarters (73%) of total dwelling units approved.

Dwelling Units Approved, Queensland: Trend

Graph: Dwelling Units Approved, Queensland: Trend


In November 2009, the total value of building approvals in trend terms was $1,114 million, a 4.9% increase from the previous month and a 16% decrease from November 2008. Residential buildings accounted for 68% of the total value of buildings.
Value of Building Approved, Queensland: Trend

Graph: Value of Building Approved, Queensland: Trend


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


BUILDING ACTIVITY

In the June 2009 quarter, the total number of dwelling units completed in trend terms in Queensland was 8,337. This was a decrease of 10% from the March 2009 quarter. There were 5,524 new houses completed during the March 2009 quarter which represents 66% of the total number of dwelling units completed.
Dwellings Completed(a), Queensland: Trend

Graph: Dwellings Completed(a), Queensland: Trend


In the June 2009 quarter, the trend estimate of the value of total building work done was $3,865 million. This was an decrease of 16% from the June 2008 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 contact the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070. This publication is released quarterly.



ENGINEERING CONSTRUCTION

Between the June 2009 and September 2009 quarters, the Queensland chain volume trend estimate of the value of engineering construction increased by 2.0% to $5,465 million. This continues the period of strong growth since September 2003 quarter.
Engineering Construction Work Done, Chain Volume Measures - Queensland

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


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