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8731.0 - Building Approvals, Australia, Jun 2008 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 30/07/2008   
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DWELLING UNITS APPROVED STATES AND TERRITORIES


SUMMARY COMMENTS

The trend estimate for total dwelling units approved fell 0.9% in June 2008. The trend fell in states and territories other than Victoria (+0.1%), South Australia (+2.4%) and the Australian Capital Territory (+17.4%).

The trend estimate for private sector houses approved fell 0.4% in June 2008. The trend fell in New South Wales (-2.4%) and Queensland (-0.9%) was flat in Victoria and rose in South Australia (+0.9%) and Western Australia (+0.3%).

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

Original

Dwelling units approved
Private sector houses (no.)
1 194
2 797
2 340
869
1 316
156
43
181
8 896
Total dwelling units (no.)
1 952
3 804
3 379
1 065
1 587
174
91
448
12 500
Percentage change from previous month
Private sector houses (%)
-10.0
7.2
3.5
-14.3
-18.8
-40.7
30.3
132.1
-3.3
Total dwelling units (%)
-31.3
5.5
10.9
-18.6
-18.4
-42.0
102.2
314.8
-5.3

Seasonally Adjusted

Dwelling units approved
Private sector houses (no.)
1 150
2 692
2 304
891
1 314
na
na
na
8 699
Total dwelling units (no.)
2 072
3 652
3 115
1 122
1 601
180
na
na
12 237
Percentage change from previous month
Private sector houses (%)
-4.3
5.2
2.2
-4.0
-6.2
na
na
na
-
Total dwelling units (%)
-16.5
9.9
-1.5
-7.6
-6.5
-34.5
na
na
-0.7

Trend

Dwelling units approved
Private sector houses (no.)
1 214
2 653
2 269
884
1 339
na
na
na
8 722
Total dwelling units (no.)
2 310
3 424
3 276
1 159
1 693
226
73
256
12 415
Percentage change from previous month
Private sector houses (%)
-2.4
-
-0.9
0.9
0.3
na
na
na
-0.4
Total dwelling units (%)
-1.8
0.1
-2.1
2.4
-2.9
-4.2
-6.4
17.4
-0.9

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



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