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8731.0 - Building Approvals, Australia, Jun 2010 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 03/08/2010   
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JUNE KEY FIGURES

Jun 10
May 10 to Jun 10
Jun 09 to Jun 10
no.
% change
% change

TREND
Total dwelling units approved
13 845
-2.7
19.0
Private sector houses
8 701
-2.2
2.4
Private sector other dwellings
4 083
-
57.8
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
Total dwelling units approved
13 267
-3.3
13.2
Private sector houses
8 620
-2.5
0.5
Private sector other dwellings
3 890
2.7
57.6

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)

Dwelling units approved
Graph: Number of dwelling units approved

Private sector houses approved
Graph: Private sector houses approved




JUNE KEY POINTS


TOTAL DWELLING UNITS
  • The trend estimate for total dwellings approved fell 2.7% in June 2010 and is showing falls for four months.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate for total dwellings approved fell 3.3% and has fallen for three months.


PRIVATE SECTOR HOUSES
  • The trend estimate for private sector houses approved fell 2.2% in June and has fallen for six months.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate for private sector houses approved fell 2.5% following a rise last month.


PRIVATE SECTOR OTHER DWELLING UNITS
  • The trend estimate for private sector other dwellings approved is flat in June after rising for eleven months.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate for private sector other dwellings approved rose 2.7% following a fall in May.


VALUE OF BUILDING APPROVED
  • The trend estimate for the value of total building approved fell 0.4% in June and has fallen for five months. The trend estimates for the value of building approved should be interpreted with caution. See the data notes on page 2 of this publication.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate for the value of total building approved fell 2.4% in June. The seasonally adjusted estimate for the value of new residential building fell 5.2% while the value of residential alterations and additions fell 7.3%. The seasonally adjusted estimate for the value of non-residential building rose 4.4%.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE Release Date
July 2010 31 August 2010
August 2010 30 September 2010
September 2010 3 November 2010
October 2010 30 November 2010
November 2010 6 January 2011
December 2010 3 February 2011



CHANGES IN THIS ISSUE

There are no changes in this issue.


REVISIONS THIS MONTH

Revisions to the total number of dwelling units approved in this issue are:

2008-09
2009-10
TOTAL

NSW
-
134
134
Vic.
-
353
353
Qld
-
280
280
SA
-
22
22
WA
-
686
686
Tas.
-
-
-
NT
-
12
12
ACT
-
106
106
Total
-
1 593
1 593



Significant revisions to the number of dwellings approved for Western Australia and Victoria are the result of the inclusion of previously unreported data. Identified processing errors also resulted in revisions to Queensland data.


DATA NOTES

The trend estimates should be interpreted with caution as the underlying behaviour of building approvals may be affected by initiatives within the Government stimulus package, which included the "Building the Education Revolution" (BER) program and the Social Housing Initiative as well as other developments associated with global economic conditions. From June 2009 to February 2010 BER impacts were quantified and removed from the trend estimates because of its short term nature. From March 2010 these impacts are no longer removed from the trend estimates as their effect has significantly declined. For more details on trend estimates, please see paragraphs 20 to 23 of the explanatory notes.


INQUIRIES

For further information about these and related statistics, contact the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 or Rebecca Eales on Adelaide (08) 8237 7479.


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