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8731.0 - Building Approvals, Australia, Sep 2010 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 03/11/2010   
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DWELLING UNITS APPROVED STATES AND TERRITORIES


SUMMARY COMMENTS

The trend estimate for total dwellings approved fell 3.7% in September 2010. The trend fell in all states and territories with the Australian Capital Territory (-10.4%), Queensland (-7.6%) and New South Wales (-5.7%) recording the largest falls. In seasonally adjusted terms the estimate of total dwellings approved fell 6.6% with South Australia (-24.9%), and Victoria (-10.0%) recording the largest falls. Tasmania (1.0%) showed an increase this month.

The trend estimate for private sector houses approved fell 1.8% this month. All states experienced falls with New South wales and Queensland (both -2.7%) being the largest.

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

Original

Dwelling units approved
Private sector houses (no.)
1 366
3 033
1 617
777
1 471
171
47
129
8 611
Total dwelling units (no.)
2 476
4 939
2 268
982
1 816
265
125
266
13 137
Percentage change from previous month
Private sector houses (%)
4.0
-5.6
0.7
7.5
-10.8
-2.3
42.4
-4.4
-2.7
Total dwelling units (%)
9.0
-6.0
1.9
-27.3
-2.3
3.5
-3.8
40.0
-2.9

Seasonally Adjusted

Dwelling units approved
Private sector houses (no.)
1 289
2 838
1 486
691
1 359
na
na
na
7 984
Total dwelling units (no.)
2 277
4 569
2 063
883
1 724
245
na
na
12 143
Percentage change from previous month
Private sector houses (%)
8.1
-3.6
0.5
0.4
-10.7
na
na
na
-2.2
Total dwelling units (%)
-1.5
-10.0
-2.3
-24.9
-2.0
1.0
na
na
-6.6

Trend

Dwelling units approved
Private sector houses (no.)
1 241
2 952
1 451
677
1 409
na
na
na
8 071
Total dwelling units (no.)
2 296
4 841
1 984
1 005
1 652
251
135
267
12 431
Percentage change from previous month
Private sector houses (%)
-2.7
-0.9
-2.7
-1.1
-1.4
na
na
na
-1.8
Total dwelling units (%)
-5.7
-1.1
-7.6
-3.7
-2.9
-0.1
-2.1
-10.4
-3.7

na not available



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