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8731.0 - Building Approvals, Australia, Dec 2008 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 04/02/2009   
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DWELLING UNITS APPROVED STATES AND TERRITORIES


SUMMARY COMMENTS

The trend estimate for total dwelling units approved fell 4.9% in December 2008. The trend fell in states and territories other than the Northern Territory (+3.7%), with the largest fall in the Australian Capital Territory (-16.6%).

The trend estimate for private sector houses approved fell 3.3% in December. The trend fell in all published states, with the largest fall in Queensland (-4.4%).

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

Original

Dwelling units approved
Private sector houses (no.)
912
1 849
1 317
645
1 072
160
39
105
6 099
Total dwelling units (no.)
1 827
2 571
1 777
869
1 320
202
48
110
8 724
Percentage change from previous month
Private sector houses (%)
-8.0
-19.2
-15.8
-8.6
-4.5
-14.4
-35.0
8.2
-13.1
Total dwelling units (%)
-12.0
-10.5
-6.9
-7.7
-1.6
-13.3
-59.3
-56.0
-10.5

Seasonally Adjusted

Dwelling units approved
Private sector houses (no.)
990
2 154
1 511
646
1 193
na
na
na
6 813
Total dwelling units (no.)
1 888
3 014
1 993
857
1 407
218
na
na
9 536
Percentage change from previous month
Private sector houses (%)
-4.8
-4.6
-6.1
-8.1
16.4
na
na
na
-2.3
Total dwelling units (%)
-10.4
2.6
0.5
-8.3
12.4
-9.4
na
na
-2.9

Trend

Dwelling units approved
Private sector houses (no.)
1 016
2 203
1 517
672
1 182
na
na
na
6 911
Total dwelling units (no.)
1 912
2 966
2 044
906
1 393
234
85
151
9 692
Percentage change from previous month
Private sector houses (%)
-2.0
-3.1
-4.4
-3.4
-3.6
na
na
na
-3.3
Total dwelling units (%)
-1.9
-4.3
-8.1
-4.1
-5.2
-2.7
3.7
-16.6
-4.9

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