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8731.0 - Building Approvals, Australia, Dec 2007 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 05/02/2008   
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DECEMBER KEY FIGURES

Dec 07
Nov 07 to Dec 07
Dec 06 to Dec 07
no.
% change
% change

TREND
Total dwelling units approved
13 410
-0.6
6.9
Private sector houses
8 908
-0.9
3.1
Private sector other dwellings
4 134
0.6
15.9
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
Total dwelling units approved
12 263
-16.0
-0.9
Private sector houses
8 199
-11.6
-4.9
Private sector other dwellings
3 717
-24.5
8.2

Dwelling units approved, Total number
Graph: Number of dwelling units approved

Private sector houses approved, Total number
Graph: Private sector houses approved



DECEMBER KEY POINTS


TOTAL DWELLING UNITS

  • The trend estimate for total dwelling units approved fell 0.6% in December 2007.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate for total dwelling units approved fell 16.0% in December following a rise of 8.2% in November.


PRIVATE SECTOR HOUSES
  • The trend estimate for private sector houses approved fell 0.9% in December following a revised fall of 0.4% in November.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate for private sector houses approved fell 11.6% in December and is now showing a fall of 1.0% for November.


PRIVATE SECTOR OTHER DWELLING UNITS
  • The trend estimate for private sector other dwellings approved rose 0.6% in December.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate for private sector other dwellings approved fell 24.5% in December.


VALUE OF BUILDING APPROVED
  • The trend estimate for the value of total building approved rose 0.1% in December. The trend estimate for the value of new residential building approved rose 1.1% and the value of alterations and additions fell 1.3%. The value of non-residential building approved fell 1.1%.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate for the value of total building approved fell 14.1% in December. The seasonally adjusted estimate for the value of new residential building approved fell 6.4% in December. The seasonally adjusted estimate for the value of alterations and additions fell 9.6% and the value of non-residential building fell 23.6%.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE Release Date
January 2008 6 March 2008
February 2008 7 April 2008
March 2008 1 May 2008
April 2008 3 June 2008
May 2008 2 July 2008
June 2008 30 July 2008



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:

2006-07
2007-08
TOTAL

NSW
103
-1
102
Vic.
-
-
-
Qld
81
157
238
SA
-
-5
-5
WA
-
-1
-1
Tas.
-
3
3
NT
-
-
-
ACT
-
-1
-1
Total
184
152
336



DATA NOTES

There are no notes about the data.



INQUIRIES

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