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8731.0 - Building Approvals, Australia, Nov 2010 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 06/01/2011   
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DWELLING UNITS APPROVED STATES AND TERRITORIES


SUMMARY COMMENTS

The trend estimate for total dwellings approved fell 0.4% in November 2010. The trend rose in Western Australia (1.3%) and the Australian Capital Territory (1.5%) while the other states all decreased. In seasonally adjusted terms the estimate of total dwellings approved fell 4.2% with Tasmania (-15.6%), New South Wales (-13.4%) and South Australia (-2.7%) recording the largest decreases of the published states and territories. Victoria (3.1%), Queensland (3.3%) and Western Australia (7.1%) showed increases this month.

The trend estimate for private sector houses approved fell 0.8% this month. Of the published states, Victoria (-1.4%), Queensland (-0.5%), South Australia (-0.7%) and Western Australia (-1.1%) experienced falls while New South Wales (0.5%) rose.

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

Original

Dwelling units approved
Private sector houses (no.)
1 379
3 045
1 594
705
1 531
179
43
151
8 627
Total dwelling units (no.)
2 624
4 894
2 319
927
2 043
214
65
365
13 451
Percentage change from previous month
Private sector houses (%)
-4.1
-2.7
5.1
11.9
4.3
-
16.2
-36.3
-0.1
Total dwelling units (%)
-12.5
-8.9
4.9
7.8
14.6
-22.5
25.0
-58.4
-6.8

Seasonally Adjusted

Dwelling units approved
Private sector houses (no.)
1 307
2 922
1 505
666
1 399
na
na
na
8 150
Total dwelling units (no.)
2 406
5 104
2 218
893
1 898
225
na
na
13 158
Percentage change from previous month
Private sector houses (%)
-4.9
-2.8
4.1
-
0.9
na
na
na
-1.7
Total dwelling units (%)
-13.4
3.1
3.3
-2.7
7.1
-15.6
na
na
-4.2

Trend

Dwelling units approved
Private sector houses (no.)
1 311
2 939
1 480
670
1 381
na
na
na
8 143
Total dwelling units (no.)
2 486
5 048
2 088
899
1 806
248
70
308
12 953
Percentage change from previous month
Private sector houses (%)
0.5
-1.4
-0.5
-0.7
-1.1
na
na
na
-0.8
Total dwelling units (%)
-0.1
-0.1
-0.1
-5.4
1.3
-0.6
-16.6
1.5
-0.4

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



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