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4102.0 - Australian Social Trends, 1994  
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State summary tables


HOUSING STOCK

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

Dwellings
'000
1992
2,135.2
1,593.7
1,095.1
560.9
608.0
168.3
54.0
106.7
6,322.0
Houses (of dwellings)
%
1992
75.0
80.1
82.1
76.4
79.0
86.1
66.3
72.0
78.2
Flats and apartments(a) (of dwellings)
%
1992
15.8
12.3
10.9
10.0
7.2
9.2
16.3
11.5
12.5
Owned (of dwellings)
%
1992
42.6
43.8
41.9
40.8
37.0
46.3
9.8
24.6
41.6
Being purchased (of dwellings)
%
1992
26.1
29.8
25.6
26.1
30.4
27.3
35.2
36.0
27.6
Public rental (of dwellings)
%
1992
5.5
3.9
3.2
11.0
6.7
8.3
16.0
12.3
5.6
Size of new private sector houses (m2)
m2
1992-93
187
178
191
184
207
171
182
171
189
Size of new public sector houses (m2)
m2
1992-93
164
132
120
90
149
102
118
157
130
Dwellings completed
'000
1992-93
42.8
27.6
45.5
10.6
19.8
4.1
1.3
4.2
155.9

(a) Data for flats and apartments are not consistent with previous years shown in the national summary table which exclude one storey flats/units/apartments, and flats attached to houses (granny flats).

HOUSING COSTS

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

Affordability index
no.
1992-93
125.7
143.2
146.2
160.8
177.4
191.1
n.a
154.9
152.1
Finance commitments for new dwellings
'000
1992-93
4.5
3.4
2.3
2.5
1.1
0.3
0.1
1.4
15.7
Finance commitments for new dwellings
$m
1992-93
427.1
249.0
192.4
184.7
94.8
19.4
12.7
134.4
1,314.5
Finance commitments for alterations and additions
$m
1992-93
649.5
270.9
356.8
102.8
176.8
31.5
11.0
42.5
1,641.8


HOUSING ASSISTANCE

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

Public sector dwelling stock
'000
1990-91
122.1
63.7
41.1
62.7
34.8
13.7
12.4
11.5
362.0
Housing waiting list
'000
1991-92
71.5
45.8
24.5
41.9
14.7
4.5
6.9
6.6
216.3
Applicants accommodated annually
'000
1990-91
14.4
8.8
7.8
8.1
7.7
1.7
1.9
1.5
51.9



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