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1301.0 - Year Book Australia, 2007  
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NON-RESIDENTIAL BUILDING

The value of non-residential building work approved in 2004-05 rose 17% to $19,856m (table 19.8). Over the same period the types of non-residential buildings which experienced the largest relative increases in approvals were other non-residential n.e.c. (91%), accommodation (60%), and industrial agricultural/aquacultural building work (48%). Those that experienced a decline in approvals were health (26%), other industrial n.e.c (16%), and commercial offices (2%).

The total value of non-residential building work done rose 15% to $19,730m in 2004-05. The largest percentage increases in value of non-residential work done were experienced by commercial transport (68%), industrial warehouses and other non-residential n.e.c (both 31%) and industrial agricultural/aquacultural building work (25%). A decline in work done for non-residential building work occurred in other commercial n.e.c (31%).


19.8 VALUE OF NON-RESIDENTIAL BUILDING WORK(a)(b)

Approved
Work done


2003-04
2004-05
2003-04
2004-05
$m
$m
$m
$m

Commercial
Retail/wholesale trade
3,188
4,161
3,321
3,878
Transport
523
610
365
614
Offices
3,355
3,303
3,759
3,988
Other commercial n.e.c.
97
111
136
94
Total
7,163
8,186
7,581
8,574
Industrial
Factories
1,094
1,346
1,080
1,343
Warehouses
1,456
2,142
1,404
1,836
Agricultural/aquacultural
114
169
114
142
Other industrial n.e.c.
243
204
180
204
Total
2,906
3,860
2,778
3,525
Other non-residential
Educational
2,317
2,285
2,177
2,320
Religious
86
117
105
122
Aged care facilities
903
919
874
899
Health
908
670
901
936
Entertainment and recreation
1,102
1,137
1,190
1,326
Accommodation
868
1,392
857
1,044
Other non-residential n.e.c.
675
1,291
752
984
Total
6,860
7,810
6,855
7,631
Total non-residential building work
16,929
19,856
17,215
19,730

(a) Valued at $50,000 or more.
(b) In current prices.
Source: Building Activity, Australia (8752.0); Building Approvals, Australia (8731.0).


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