8752.0 - Building Activity, Australia, Mar 2010 Quality Declaration 
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VALUE OF WORK DONE VOLUME TERMS MAR QTR 2010


SUMMARY COMMENTS

  • In the March quarter 2010, the seasonally adjusted estimate of the value of total building work done rose in states and territories other than Queensland (-0.9%) and the Northern Territory (-0.4%). The largest rises were in Tasmania (12.6%) and New South Wales (9.9%).
  • The original estimate of total building work done fell in states and territories except Tasmania (2.4%). The largest falls were in the Northern Territory (-16.0%) and Queensland (-13.9%).

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

Original(a)

Value of work done
New residential building ($m)
1 701.3
2 613.6
1 832.8
511.6
1 313.6
144.2
86.5
199.1
8 402.6
Alterations and additions to residential building ($m)
425.2
409.6
279.6
82.2
183.2
32.3
11.7
28.2
1 451.9
Non-residential building ($m)
2 419.2
2 120.2
1 821.1
563.5
1 209.0
153.8
85.3
284.7
8 656.8
Total building ($m)
4 545.7
5 143.4
3 933.5
1 157.3
2 705.7
330.3
183.4
512.0
18 511.3
Percentage change
New residential building (%)
-2.5
-5.2
-15.9
-7.5
-11.2
-1.9
0.7
-23.5
-8.8
Alterations and additions to residential building (%)
-17.5
-17.3
-22.7
-17.7
7.0
-0.8
-40.2
-8.1
-15.9
Non-residential building (%)
5.6
-9.6
-10.3
-2.7
10.1
7.6
-24.5
1.3
-2.5
Total building (%)
-0.1
-8.1
-13.9
-6.1
-1.6
2.4
-16.0
-10.5
-6.6

Seasonally Adjusted(a)

Value of work done
New residential building ($m)
1 805.5
2 846.8
1 984.8
548.2
1 387.2
151.4
97.3
225.9
9 116.4
Alterations and additions to residential building ($m)
471.6
462.5
319.3
85.7
191.5
35.7
15.2
31.9
1 621.6
Non-residential building ($m)
2 517.0
2 378.3
2 002.0
598.7
1 251.9
166.2
92.1
318.6
9 317.4
Total building ($m)
4 794.1
5 687.6
4 306.0
1 232.6
2 830.6
353.3
204.5
576.4
20 055.3
Percentage change
New residential building (%)
6.2
4.4
-5.3
3.1
-6.1
6.1
17.4
-9.7
1.6
Alterations and additions to residential building (%)
1.7
0.3
-2.2
-9.5
17.6
15.2
-5.8
8.1
2.5
Non-residential building (%)
14.4
6.0
4.1
6.9
17.3
18.6
-13.4
16.4
9.4
Total building (%)
9.9
4.7
-0.9
3.9
4.5
12.6
-0.4
4.2
5.2

(a) Chain volume measures, reference year 2007-08.