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8731.0 - Building Approvals, Australia, July 2013 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 02/09/2013   
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JULY KEY FIGURES

Jul 13
Jun 13 to Jul 13
Jul 12 to Jul 13
no.
% change
% change

TREND
Total dwelling units approved
13 868
0.9
6.7
Private sector houses
8 205
1.1
11.3
Private sector dwellings excluding houses
5 253
0.3
-3.2
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
Total dwelling units approved
14 304
10.8
28.3
Private sector houses
8 309
3.9
12.0
Private sector dwellings excluding houses
5 623
24.4
62.5


Dwelling units approved
Graph: Dwelling units approved

Private sector houses approved
Graph: Private sector houses




JULY KEY POINTS


TOTAL DWELLING UNITS
  • The trend estimate for total dwellings approved rose 0.9% in July and has risen for five months.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate for total dwellings approved rose 10.8% in July after falling for two months.


PRIVATE SECTOR HOUSES
  • The trend estimate for private sector houses approved rose 1.1% in July and has risen for eight months.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate for private sector houses rose 3.9% in July following a fall of 1.0% in the previous month.


PRIVATE SECTOR DWELLINGS EXCLUDING HOUSES
  • The trend estimate for private sector dwellings excluding houses rose 0.3% in July after falling for six months.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate for private sector dwellings excluding houses rose 24.4% in July after falling for two months.


VALUE OF BUILDING APPROVED
  • The trend estimate of the value of total building approved fell 1.1% in July and has fallen for three months. The value of residential building rose 0.7% and has risen for five months. The value of non-residential building fell 3.4% and has fallen for three months.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate of the value of total building approved rose 5.0% in July following a fall of 10.5% in the previous month. The value of residential building rose 1.3% and has risen for two months. The value of non-residential building rose 10.8% following a fall of 23.3% in the previous month.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE Release Date
August 2013 2 October 2013
September 2013 31 October 2013
October 2013 2 December 2013
November 2013 9 January 2014
December 2013 3 February 2014
January 2014 4 March 2014



DATA NOTES

A number of time series spreadsheets contain 'np' (not available for publication) annotations. This is due to confidential data being contained in these series.


REVISIONS THIS MONTH

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

2012-13
2013-14
TOTAL

NSW
292
-
292
Vic.
-
-
-
Qld
-
-
-
SA
-
-
-
WA
183
-
183
Tas.
-
-
-
NT
-
-
-
ACT
-
-
-
Total
475
-
475




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