8731.0 - Building Approvals, Australia, April 2012 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/05/2012   
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BUILDING APPROVALS AUSTRALIA


NUMBER OF TOTAL DWELLING UNITS

Graph: Total dwelling units approved

The trend estimate for Australia fell 1.3% in April.

In seasonally adjusted terms the estimate fell 8.7% to 10,330 dwellings.


NUMBER OF PRIVATE SECTOR HOUSES
Graph: Private sector houses approved

The trend estimate for private sector houses approved fell 1.4% in April.

In seasonally adjusted terms the estimate fell 11.1% to 6,590 houses.


NUMBER OF PRIVATE SECTOR DWELLINGS EXCLUDING HOUSES
Graph: Private sector dwellings, excluding houses

The trend estimate for private sector dwelling units excluding houses fell 0.9% in April.

In seasonally adjusted terms the estimate fell 2.3% to 3,656 dwellings.


VALUE OF NEW RESIDENTIAL BUILDING
Graph: New residential building

The trend estimate for the value of new residential building approved fell 0.2% in April and has fallen for 24 months.


VALUE OF ALTERATIONS AND ADDITIONS TO RESIDENTIAL BUILDING
Graph: Alterations and additions to residential buildings

The trend estimate for the value of alterations and additions to residential building fell 0.9% in April and has fallen for 12 months.


VALUE OF NON-RESIDENTIAL BUILDING
Graph: Non-residential building

The trend estimate for the value of non-residential building approved fell 3.9% in April and has fallen for 9 months.