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8731.0 - Building Approvals, Australia, June 2011 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 02/08/2011   
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DWELLING UNITS APPROVED STATES AND TERRITORIES


SUMMARY COMMENTS

The trend estimate for total dwellings approved fell 1.6% in June 2011. The trend fell in New South Wales (-4.3%), Victoria (-2.0%), Western Australia (-1.0%), Tasmania (-0.6%), Queensland (-0.4%) and South Australia (-0.2%) while the Australian Capital Territory (5.2%) and the Northern Territory (2.1%) both rose. In seasonally adjusted terms the estimate of total dwellings approved fell 3.5% with Queensland (-18.6%), South Australia (-12.2%), Tasmania (-8.1%) and Western Australia (-3.0%) recording decreases while Victoria (6.9%) and New South Wales (3.2%) recorded rises.

The trend estimate for private sector houses approved fell 1.0% this month. Of the published states Victoria (-1.6%), New South Wales (-1.5%) and Western Australia (-0.1%) fell while South Australia (1.1%) and Queensland (0.3%) rose.

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

Original

Dwelling units approved
Private sector houses (no.)
1 390
2 919
1 448
652
1 554
181
36
102
8 282
Total dwelling units (no.)
2 269
4 786
2 296
853
1 745
237
94
473
12 753
Percentage change from previous month
Private sector houses (%)
-9.2
-2.2
-0.7
-0.8
10.4
-
-
-1.0
-0.9
Total dwelling units (%)
-3.7
14.6
-9.0
-20.1
-8.1
-17.1
13.3
-25.3
-2.1

Seasonally Adjusted

Dwelling units approved
Private sector houses (no.)
1 316
2 658
1 327
592
1 418
na
na
na
7 604
Total dwelling units (no.)
2 342
4 495
1 998
826
1 620
237
na
na
12 069
Percentage change from previous month
Private sector houses (%)
-4.8
-8.1
-4.5
-3.4
11.3
na
na
na
-3.2
Total dwelling units (%)
3.2
6.9
-18.6
-12.2
-3.0
-8.1
na
na
-3.5

Trend

Dwelling units approved
Private sector houses (no.)
1 349
2 743
1 362
608
1 342
na
na
na
7 712
Total dwelling units (no.)
2 388
4 513
2 141
889
1 628
256
76
519
12 411
Percentage change from previous month
Private sector houses (%)
-1.5
-1.6
0.3
1.1
-0.1
na
na
na
-1.0
Total dwelling units (%)
-4.3
-2.0
-0.4
-0.2
-1.0
-0.6
2.1
5.2
-1.6

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
na not available



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