8731.0 - Building Approvals, Australia, February 2013 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 04/04/2013   
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BUILDING APPROVALS AUSTRALIA


NUMBER OF TOTAL DWELLING UNITS

Graph: Total dwelling units

The trend estimate for Australia fell 0.6% in February.

In seasonally adjusted terms the estimate rose 3.1% to 13,371 dwellings.


NUMBER OF PRIVATE SECTOR HOUSES
Graph: Private sector houses

The trend estimate for private sector houses approved was essentially unchanged in February and has been almost flat for five months.

In seasonally adjusted terms the estimate rose 0.5% to 7,550 houses.


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

The trend estimate for private sector dwelling units excluding houses fell 2.4% in February.

In seasonally adjusted terms the estimate rose 1.5% to 5,328 dwellings.


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

The trend estimate for the value of new residential building approved fell 0.4% in February after rising for seven 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 rose 4.4% in February and has risen for five months.


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

The trend estimate for the value of non-residential building approved fell 0.3% in February after rising for three months.