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8731.0 - Building Approvals, Australia, Jun 2008 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 30/07/2008   
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JUNE KEY FIGURES

Jun 08
May 08 to Jun 08
Jun 07 to Jun 08
no.
% change
% change

TREND
Total dwelling units approved
12 415
-0.9
-4.4
Private sector houses
8 722
-0.4
-0.5
Private sector other dwellings
3 435
-1.9
-9.8
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
Total dwelling units approved
12 237
-0.7
-7.8
Private sector houses
8 699
-
0.1
Private sector other dwellings
3 285
-1.4
-22.0

- 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 dwelling units approved fell 0.9% in June 2008 following a revised fall of 1.6% in May 2008.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate for total dwelling units approved fell 0.7% in June following a revised fall of 7.2% in May.


PRIVATE SECTOR HOUSES
  • The trend estimate for private sector houses approved fell 0.4% in June.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate for private sector houses approved was flat in June following a revised fall of 1.6% in May.


PRIVATE SECTOR OTHER DWELLING UNITS
  • The trend estimate for private sector other dwellings approved fell 1.9% in June following a revised fall of 3.4% in May.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate for private sector other dwellings approved fell 1.4% in June following a revised fall of 19.5% in May.


VALUE OF BUILDING APPROVED
  • The trend estimate for the value of total building approved fell 0.5% in June. The trend estimate for the value of new residential building approved fell 1.0%, and the value of alterations and additions fell 1.3%. The value of non-residential building approved rose 0.3%.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate for the value of total building approved fell 4.2% in June. The seasonally adjusted estimate for the value of new residential building approved fell 2.7% in June. The seasonally adjusted estimate for the value of alterations and additions rose 5.7%, and the value of non-residential building fell 7.5%.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE Release Date
July 2008 2 September 2008
August 2008 30 September 2008
September 2008 5 November 2008
October 2008 4 December 2008
November 2008 8 January 2009
December 2008 4 February 2009



CHANGES IN THIS ISSUE

This edition of 8731.0 - Building Approval Australia has had leading zeros removed from the start of time series excel spreadsheets. The spreadsheets affected are 11-28 and 42-73.


REVISIONS THIS MONTH

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

2006-07
2007-08
TOTAL

NSW
4
-16
-12
Vic.
-
75
75
Qld
-
11
11
SA
11
27
38
WA
-
-
-
Tas.
-
-
-
NT
-
-
-
ACT
-
-
-
Total
15
97
112




INQUIRIES

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