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8731.0 - Building Approvals, Australia, Apr 2009 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 02/06/2009   
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DWELLING UNITS APPROVED STATES AND TERRITORIES


SUMMARY COMMENTS

The trend estimate for total dwelling units approved rose 2.2% in April 2009. The trend rose in states and territories other than New South Wales (-0.2%) and Tasmania (-1.7%), with the largest rise in the Australian Capital Territory (+10.0%). In seasonally adjusted terms the estimate of total dwelling units approved rose 5.1% with the largest rise in New South Wales (+37.7%).

The trend estimate for private sector houses approved rose 2.0% in April. The trend rose in New South Wales (+2.2%), Victoria (+2.7%), Queensland (+0.8%), South Australia (+2.8%) and Western Australia (+0.5%).

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

Original

Dwelling units approved
Private sector houses (no.)
1 056
2 663
1 471
767
1 159
212
66
167
7 561
Total dwelling units (no.)
2 075
3 294
2 202
1 012
1 408
222
118
336
10 667
Percentage change from previous month
Private sector houses (%)
-1.9
0.2
-2.1
1.6
-5.2
1.0
61.0
5.0
-0.8
Total dwelling units (%)
32.6
-18.1
7.3
2.8
-1.2
-5.9
-3.3
50.7
0.4

Seasonally Adjusted

Dwelling units approved
Private sector houses (no.)
1 212
2 734
1 553
810
1 260
na
na
na
8 014
Total dwelling units (no.)
2 280
3 543
2 323
1 077
1 497
226
na
na
11 402
Percentage change from previous month
Private sector houses (%)
12.6
7.3
4.4
5.1
6.3
na
na
na
7.2
Total dwelling units (%)
37.7
-13.3
13.1
5.1
3.4
0.6
na
na
5.1

Trend

Dwelling units approved
Private sector houses (no.)
1 097
2 633
1 462
773
1 201
na
na
na
7 578
Total dwelling units (no.)
1 715
3 721
2 034
1 034
1 500
229
107
250
10 590
Percentage change from previous month
Private sector houses (%)
2.2
2.7
0.8
2.8
0.5
na
na
na
2.0
Total dwelling units (%)
-0.2
3.2
2.0
4.1
0.8
-1.7
7.7
10.0
2.2

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