8731.0 - Building Approvals, Australia, Aug 2007  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 04/10/2007   
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DWELLING UNITS APPROVED


STATE TRENDS


NEW SOUTH WALES

Graph: Dwelling units approved - NSW


The trend estimate for total number of dwelling units approved in New South Wales fell 0.9% in August and has fallen for the last twelve months. The trend estimate for the number of private sector houses fell 0.5% in August and has fallen for six consecutive months.



VICTORIA

Graph: Dwelling units approved - VIC


The trend estimate for total number of dwelling units approved in Victoria rose 2.5% in August and has risen for the last seven months. The trend estimate for the number of private sector houses rose 2.0% in August and has risen for the last six months.



QUEENSLAND

Graph: Dwelling units approved - Qld


The trend estimate for total number of dwelling units approved in Queensland rose 0.5% and has generally been rising for the last 21 months. The trend estimate for the number of private sector houses rose 0.3% in August and is now showing rises for 21 months.



SOUTH AUSTRALIA

Graph: Dwelling units approved - SA


The trend estimate for total number of dwelling units approved in South Australia rose 0.3% in August and has risen for the last four months. The trend estimate for the number of private sector houses rose 1.4% in August and has risen for the last 14 months.



WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Graph: Dwelling units approved - WA


The trend estimate for total dwelling units approved in Western Australia fell 2.0% in August and is now showing a general decline for the last 12 months. The trend estimate for the number of private sector houses fell 2.9% in August and is showing falls for the last 18 months.