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4102.0 - Australian Social Trends, 1995  
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State summary tables


HOUSING STOCK

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

Dwellings'0001994
2,237.2
1 657.6
1 194.1
587.9
640.7
183.3
66.5
110.6
6 677.9
Houses (of dwellings)%1994
76.2
81.1
82.5
77.7
81.4
84.7
63.2
81.3
79.4
Flats and apartments (of dwellings)%1994
15.4
12.8
12.6
6.0
7.1
9.7
25.0
9.3
12.5
Owned (of dwellings)%1994
44.0
44.3
39.3
41.1
37.7
45.2
14.3
28.1
41.8
Being purchased (of dwellings)%1994
25.8
30.1
28.1
28.5
32.0
25.4
29.3
36.3
28.3
Public rental (of dwellings)%1994
7.0
3.7
4.1
11.2
6.3
7.3
21.4
12.8
6.2
Size of new private sector houses (m2)m21993-94
187
182
195
184
212
174
185
182
192
Size of new public sector houses (m2)m21993-94
183
144
147
102
133
149
128
148
141
Dwellings completed'0001993-94
45.5
30.2
49.2
11.8
21.7
3.8
1.4
3.5
167.2



HOUSING COSTS

HOUSING COSTSUnitsYears
NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT
Aust.

Affordability index(a)no.1993-94
130.1
153.4
158.3
185.7
172.7
204.0
n.a.
169.7
162.8
Finance commitments for new dwellings'0001993-94
5.5
4.0
3.4
2.6
1.3
0.2
0.1
1.4
18.6
Finance commitments for new dwellings$m1993-94
595.9
320.1
312.4
200.9
122.5
16.1
9.0
147.6
1,724.4
Finance commitments for alterations and additions$m1993-94
1,078.2
640.0
530.2
221.8
265.6
64.9
24.7
73.7
2,898.9
Mean weekly rent $1994
135
115
116
88
104
93
98
128
118



HOUSING ASSISTANCE

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

Public sector dwelling stock '0001992-93
127.3
66.6
47.0
63.0
35.8
14.3
10.4
12.4
376.7
Housing waiting list'0001992-93
81.8
47.5
23.2
41.9
17.8
5.0
8.9
6.1
232.2
Applicants accommodated annually'0001992-93
13.3
9.4
10.2
8.0
7.3
2.1
1.7
2.2
54.2

(a) State data refer to capital cities only.

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