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


SUMMARY COMMENTS

The trend estimate for total dwellings approved fell 0.9% in October 2010. The trend fell in the Northern Territory (-15.3%), Queensland (-5.0%), the Australian Capital Territory (-3.7%) and South Australia (-2.6%) while the other states all increased. In seasonally adjusted terms the estimate of total dwellings approved rose 9.3% with New South Wales (14.0%), Tasmania (8.5%) and South Australia (6.1%) recording the largest increases of the published states and territories. Queensland (-0.7%) showed a decrease this month.

The trend estimate for private sector houses approved fell 0.5% this month. Of the published states, Queensland (-2.6%) and Western Australia (-1.4%) experienced falls while New South Wales (0.5%), Victoria (0.3%) and South Australia (0.4%) rose.

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

Original

Dwelling units approved
Private sector houses (no.)
1 408
3 127
1 396
630
1 468
179
39
237
8 484
Total dwelling units (no.)
2 852
5 372
2 012
860
1 782
276
54
877
14 085
Percentage change from previous month
Private sector houses (%)
2.3
-1.7
-13.7
-18.9
-0.3
2.9
-17.0
83.7
-3.3
Total dwelling units (%)
13.3
4.6
-11.3
-12.4
-1.9
3.0
-56.8
229.7
5.3

Seasonally Adjusted

Dwelling units approved
Private sector houses (no.)
1 376
3 060
1 349
677
1 405
na
na
na
8 284
Total dwelling units (no.)
2 678
4 961
2 020
941
1 778
270
na
na
13 541
Percentage change from previous month
Private sector houses (%)
3.5
3.1
-8.1
-2.1
2.4
na
na
na
1.5
Total dwelling units (%)
14.0
4.6
-0.7
6.1
2.3
8.5
na
na
9.3

Trend

Dwelling units approved
Private sector houses (no.)
1 304
3 047
1 391
685
1 399
na
na
na
8 196
Total dwelling units (no.)
2 467
4 983
1 899
975
1 729
261
93
284
12 692
Percentage change from previous month
Private sector houses (%)
0.5
0.3
-2.6
0.4
-1.4
na
na
na
-0.5
Total dwelling units (%)
0.2
0.5
-5.0
-2.6
0.8
0.9
-15.3
-3.7
-0.9

na not available



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