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6416.0 - House Price Indexes: Eight Capital Cities, Jun 2006  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 24/08/2006   
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JUNE QTR KEY FIGURES

Mar Qtr 06 to Jun Qtr 06
Jun Qtr 05 to Jun Qtr 06
Established house prices
% change
% change

Weighted average of eight capital cities
3.1
6.4
Sydney
1.4
-0.5
Melbourne
2.0
5.5
Brisbane
2.1
4.5
Adelaide
2.3
7.3
Perth
11.9
35.4
Hobart
2.0
7.4
Darwin
3.6
18.7
Canberra
2.6
6.7

Established house prices,
Weighted average of eight capital cities - Quarterly % change


Graph: Established house prices, Weighted average of eight capital cities—Quarterly % change

Established house prices,
Quarterly % change - June quarter 2006


Graph: Established house prices, Quarterly % change—June quarter 2006


JUNE QTR KEY POINTS


ESTABLISHED HOUSE PRICES

Quarterly Changes

  • Preliminary estimates show the price index for established houses in Australia increased 3.1% in the June quarter 2006, compared with the movement of 1.1% in the March quarter 2006.
  • House prices rose in all cities: Perth (+11.9%), Darwin (+3.6%), Canberra (+2.6%), Adelaide (+2.3%), Brisbane (+2.1%), Melbourne (+2.0%), Hobart (+2.0%) and Sydney (+1.4%).
  • The movement in the established house price index between December quarter 2005 and March quarter 2006 has been revised from an estimated preliminary increase of 1.0% to an increase of 1.1%.


Annual Changes (June quarter 2005 to June quarter 2006)
  • Over the twelve months to June quarter 2006, preliminary estimates show that established house prices rose 6.4%.
  • Annually, house prices rose in Perth (+35.4%), Darwin (+18.7%), Hobart (+7.4%), Adelaide (+7.3%), Canberra (+6.7%), Melbourne (+5.5%) and Brisbane (+4.5%). House prices fell in Sydney by 0.5%.
  • The movement in the established house price index between March quarters 2005 and 2006 has been revised from an estimated preliminary rise of 3.6% to a rise of 3.8%.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE (QUARTER) Release Date
September 2006 15 November 2006
December 2006 15 February 2007



CHANGES IN THIS ISSUE

There are no changes in this issue.


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