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


SUMMARY COMMENTS

  • In the September quarter 2010, the seasonally adjusted estimate of the value of total building work done rose in Western Australia (2.9%) and the Northern Territory (0.6%) and fell in the other states and territories. The largest falls were in Queensland (-6.6%) and the Australian Capital Territory (-4.3%).
  • The original estimate of total building work done rose in four of the eight states and territories. The largest rises were in Western Australia (4.6%) and the Northern Territory (4.1%) while the largest falls were recorded in New South Wales (-3.7%) and South Australia (-0.7%).

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

Original(a)

Value of work done
New residential building ($m)
2 190.7
3 252.0
2 184.0
610.9
1 630.6
164.8
93.9
305.6
10 432.6
Alterations and additions to residential building ($m)
562.4
504.9
347.6
97.7
180.8
31.9
24.8
37.0
1 787.1
Non-residential building ($m)
2 652.7
2 360.0
2 331.6
673.2
1 605.5
187.9
142.0
345.2
10 298.2
Total building ($m)
5 405.8
6 116.9
4 863.2
1 381.9
3 416.9
384.6
260.8
687.8
22 518.0
Percentage change
New residential building (%)
-0.5
-1.4
-8.5
2.4
-1.2
-3.2
-13.1
26.6
-2.1
Alterations and additions to residential building (%)
5.9
8.7
1.6
3.0
2.9
-9.6
23.8
1.4
5.1
Non-residential building (%)
-7.9
-0.2
11.0
-3.8
11.5
8.0
16.0
-15.9
1.0
Total building (%)
-3.7
-0.2
0.7
-0.7
4.6
1.4
4.1
-0.1
-0.1

Seasonally Adjusted(a)

Value of work done
New residential building(b) ($m)
2 128.3
3 057.7
2 045.9
590.6
1 579.9
165.2
89.8
277.7
9 917.2
Alterations and additions to residential building(b) ($m)
541.7
484.5
334.0
92.3
178.7
31.0
23.4
35.5
1 724.0
Non-residential building(c) ($m)
2 738.4
2 259.6
2 219.8
671.6
1 579.4
173.6
136.7
328.5
10 177.9
Total building ($m)
5 408.5
5 801.8
4 599.8
1 354.5
3 338.0
369.8
250.0
641.7
21 819.1
Percentage change
New residential building (%)
-0.9
-4.8
-16.5
-1.0
-1.8
0.1
-14.0
14.4
-6.3
Alterations and additions to residential building (%)
-1.5
4.0
-4.6
-8.9
-1.3
-10.6
15.1
0.1
-0.1
Non-residential building (%)
-2.2
-2.1
4.3
-2.9
8.5
-2.0
10.7
-16.3
1.4
Total building (%)
-1.6
-3.0
-6.6
-2.5
2.9
-1.9
0.6
-4.3
-2.4

(a) Reference year for chain volume measures is 2008-09. 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)