8752.0 - Building Activity, Australia, Dec 2011 Quality Declaration 
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VALUE OF WORK DONE VOLUME TERMS DEC QTR 2011


SUMMARY COMMENTS

  • In the December quarter 2011, the seasonally adjusted estimate of the value of total building work done rose in the Northern Territory (15.0%), the Australian Capital Territory (6.8%) and Tasmania (6.1%). All other states and territories fell with Western Australia (-8.7%) and New South Wales (-8.6%) experiencing the largest falls.
  • The original estimate of total building work done fell in Western Australia (-9.5%), New South Wales (-7.2%), Victoria (-5.6%) and Queensland (-5.6%). All other states and territories rose with the Northern Territory (14.8%) and Tasmania (7.7%) experiencing the largest rises.

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

Original(a)

Value of work done
New residential building ($m)
2 014.5
3 308.8
1 616.7
569.3
1 431.8
156.1
98.2
314.0
9 509.5
Alterations and additions to residential building ($m)
567.1
600.0
377.4
118.7
199.9
43.8
23.9
39.3
1 970.1
Non-residential building ($m)
1 732.6
2 002.1
1 803.5
507.7
1 310.4
146.1
164.6
306.9
7 973.9
Total building ($m)
4 314.1
5 911.0
3 797.7
1 195.7
2 942.2
346.0
286.7
660.2
19 453.5
Percentage change
New residential building (%)
-5.6
-7.9
-9.1
2.6
2.0
16.4
1.4
-1.6
-5.0
Alterations and additions to residential building (%)
-0.4
1.4
1.4
9.5
6.8
0.3
13.4
-2.3
1.9
Non-residential building (%)
-10.9
-3.5
-3.6
1.0
-21.1
1.8
24.8
10.3
-7.4
Total building (%)
-7.2
-5.6
-5.6
2.6
-9.5
7.7
14.8
3.5
-5.4

Seasonally Adjusted(a)

Value of work done
New residential building(b) ($m)
1 995.3
3 256.4
1 553.9
548.2
1 432.1
153.9
96.3
310.0
9 307.5
Alterations and additions to residential building(b) ($m)
522.8
557.2
331.2
109.3
196.2
42.3
20.3
37.8
1 821.0
Non-residential building(c) ($m)
1 687.1
1 910.7
1 707.0
484.8
1 264.4
136.9
151.1
293.9
7 613.6
Total building ($m)
4 205.2
5 724.3
3 592.0
1 142.2
2 892.7
333.1
267.7
641.7
18 742.1
Percentage change
New residential building (%)
-3.9
-3.5
-4.9
1.7
3.2
11.7
5.7
5.3
-1.7
Alterations and additions to residential building (%)
-3.5
-2.0
-5.8
4.7
1.9
-2.5
7.0
-4.1
-2.1
Non-residential building (%)
-14.9
-2.6
-2.5
-3.3
-20.4
3.0
23.0
10.1
-9.1
Total building (%)
-8.6
-3.1
-3.9
-0.2
-8.7
6.1
15.0
6.8
-4.9

(a) Reference year for chain volume measures is 2009-10. Refer to paragraphs 31-35 of the Explanatory Notes.
(b) Source electronic table no. 4 (see Appendix)
(c) Source electronic table no. 2 (see Appendix)