The price index for residential properties for the weighted average of the eight capital cities rose 4.1% in the December quarter 2016. The index rose 7.7% through the year to the December quarter 2016.
The capital city residential property price indexes rose in Melbourne (+5.3%), Sydney (+5.2%), Brisbane (+2.2%), Adelaide (+1.8%), Canberra (+2.8%), Hobart (+4.5%) and Perth (0.3%), and fell in Darwin (-1.5%).
Annually, residential property prices rose in Melbourne (+10.8%), Sydney (+10.3%), Brisbane (+3.8%), Adelaide (+4.1%), Canberra (+5.5%) and Hobart (+8.8%), and fell in Perth (-4.1%) and Darwin (-7.0%).
TOTAL VALUE OF THE DWELLING STOCK
The total value of residential dwellings in Australia was $6,438,537.3m at the end of the December quarter 2016, rising $274,160.0m over the quarter.
The mean price of residential dwellings rose $25,400 to $656,800 and the number of residential dwellings rose by 39,600 to 9,802,700 in the December quarter 2016.
20 June 2017
19 September 2017
12 December 2017
20 March 2018
Revisions apply to estimates for the second and third most recent quarters of the total value of dwelling stock (see paragraph 38 of the Explanatory Notes) and to median counts and transfers (see paragraph 44 of the Explanatory Notes).
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