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1345.4 - SA Stats, Nov 2008  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 25/11/2008   
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CONSTRUCTION


BUILDING APPROVALS

In September 2008, the total number of dwelling units approved in South Australia (in trend terms) was 1,077. Nationally, the total number of dwelling units approved (in trend terms) was 11,752.

The trend estimate for the number of private sector houses approved in South Australia in September 2008 was 801.

DWELLING UNITS APPROVED, Trend, South Australia
Graph: DWELLING UNITS APPROVED, Trend, South Australia


In the year ended September 2008, the largest percentage increase in dwelling units approved in South Australia was recorded for the South East Statistical Division (SD) (50.3%). This follows an 11.5% fall in the number of dwelling units approved in the South East SD in the year ending September 2007. The Murray Lands SD recorded the largest percentage decrease in dwelling units approved in the year ended September 2008 (down 20.4%), following a 43.5% increase during the year ended September 2007.

DWELLING UNITS APPROVED, by Statistical Division (SD), Original, South Australia

Year ended September 2007
Year ended September 2008
Dwelling units
Change over previous year
Dwelling units
Change over previous year
no.
%
no.
%

Adelaide
7 515
-4.4
8 931
18.8
Outer Adelaide
1 540
-1.1
1 776
15.3
Yorke and Lower North
502
-3.1
621
23.7
Murray Lands
663
43.5
528
-20.4
South East
368
-11.5
553
50.3
Eyre
245
-6.8
325
32.7
Northern
426
24.2
524
23.0
South Australia
11 259
-1.4
13 258
17.8

Source: Building Approvals, Australia - data available on request


Map of South Australia's Statistical Divisions (PDF 2.44MB)


CONSTRUCTION WORK DONE

In the June quarter 2008, the total value of building work done (in trend terms) in South Australia was $923.3m, an increase of 0.8% from $916.4m for the March quarter 2008. Engineering work done in the June quarter 2008 was $603.4m, an increase of 5.0% from the March quarter 2008 ($574.8m).

VALUE OF CONSTRUCTION WORK DONE, Chain volume measures, Trend, South Australia
Graph: VALUE OF CONSTRUCTION WORK DONE, Chain volume measures, Trend, South Australia



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