8731.0 - Building Approvals, Australia, Aug 2011 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 04/10/2011   
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BUILDING APPROVALS AUSTRALIA


NUMBER OF TOTAL DWELLING UNITS

Graph: Total dwelling units approved

The trend estimate for Australia rose 0.7% in August 2011.

In seasonally adjusted terms the estimate rose 11.4% to 13,800 dwellings.


NUMBER OF PRIVATE SECTOR HOUSES
Graph: Private sector houses approved

The trend estimate for private sector houses approved fell 1.0% in August.

In seasonally adjusted terms the estimate fell 1.0% to 7,547 houses.


NUMBER OF PRIVATE SECTOR DWELLINGS EXCLUDING HOUSES
Graph: Private sector other dwellings approved

The trend estimate for private sector dwelling units excluding houses rose 2.9% in August.

In seasonally adjusted terms the estimate rose 35.1% to 5,829 dwellings.


VALUE OF NEW RESIDENTIAL BUILDING
Graph: New residential building

The trend estimate for the value of new residential building approved rose 0.2% in August 2011 after falling for 15 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 1.2% in August 2011 and has fallen for 4 months.


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

The trend estimate for the value of non-residential building approved fell 1.6% in August 2011 following a 0.1% rise the previous month.