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8752.0 - Building Activity, Australia, Sep 2009 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 20/01/2010   
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VALUE OF WORK COMMENCED VOLUME TERMS


TREND AND SEASONALLY ADJUSTED ESTIMATES

Sep qtr 09
Jun qtr 09 to Sep qtr 09
Sep qtr 08 to Sep qtr 09
$m
% change
% change

Trend(a)

Value of work commenced
17 003.5
6.2
-12.5
New residential building
7 598.5
0.6
-17.9
Alterations and additions to residential building
1 426.5
-1.7
-9.0
Non-residential building
7 880.2
12.4
-8.6

Seasonally Adjusted(a)

Value of work commenced
18 864.6
30.5
-2.5
New residential building
7 827.5
5.8
-16.1
Alterations and additions to residential building
1 422.8
-1.3
-9.9
Non-residential building
9 614.3
71.3
13.9

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



TREND
  • The trend estimates of the total and non-residential value of building commenced have not been adjusted for BER and should be used with caution.
  • The trend estimate of the total value of building work commenced rose 6.2% in the September quarter 2009 but is still lower than September 2008.
  • The value of new residential building commenced rose 0.6%. New house commencements rose 2.4% and new other residential commencements fell 3.5%. The value of commencements for alterations and additions to residential buildings fell 1.7%. The value of non-residential building commenced rose by 12.4%.
Value of Work Commenced in Volume Terms, Trend
Graph: Value of Work Commenced in Volume Terms, Trend



SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
  • In seasonally adjusted terms, the estimate of the total value of building work commenced in the September quarter rose 30.5% following a fall of 8.0% in June.
  • Commencements of new residential buildings rose 5.8% to $7,827.5m. New house commencements rose 3.6%, to $5,807.1m, and new other residential building rose 12.6% to $2,020.4m. Alterations and additions fell 1.3% to $1,422.8m. Non-residential work commenced rose 71.3%, to $9,614.3m.


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