8731.0 - Building Approvals, Australia, August 2012 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 04/10/2012   
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BUILDING APPROVALS AUSTRALIA


NUMBER OF TOTAL DWELLING UNITS

Graph: Total dwelling units

The trend estimate for Australia fell 0.1% in August.

In seasonally adjusted terms the estimate rose 6.4% to 12,046 dwellings.


NUMBER OF PRIVATE SECTOR HOUSES
Graph: Private sector houses

The trend estimate for private sector houses approved rose 0.7% in August.

In seasonally adjusted terms the estimate fell 0.5% to 7,314 houses.


NUMBER OF PRIVATE SECTOR DWELLINGS EXCLUDING HOUSES
Graph: Dwellings excluding houses

The trend estimate for private sector dwelling units excluding houses fell 1.3% in August.

In seasonally adjusted terms the estimate rose 23.0% to 4,596 dwellings.


VALUE OF NEW RESIDENTIAL BUILDING
Graph: Value of new residential building

The trend estimate for the value of new residential building approved fell 1.0% in August and has fallen for 2 months.


VALUE OF ALTERATIONS AND ADDITIONS TO RESIDENTIAL BUILDING
Graph: Additions and alterations

The trend estimate for the value of alterations and additions to residential building fell 0.7% in August and has fallen for 15 months.


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

The trend estimate for the value of non-residential building approved fell 3.9% in August and has fallen for 3 months.