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4102.0 - Australian Social Trends, 1996  
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State summary tables


HOUSING STOCK

Units
Years
NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT
Aust.

Occupied private dwellings
'000
1995
2,252.6
1,692.9
1,225.5
590.0
653.6
184.9
57.4
111.0
6,768.0
Houses (of dwellings)
%
1994
76.2
81.1
82.5
77.7
81.4
84.7
63.2
81.3
79.4
Flats and apartments (of dwellings)
%
1994
15.4
12.8
12.6
6.0
7.1
9.7
25.0
9.3
12.5
Owned (of dwellings)
%
1994
44.0
44.3
39.3
41.1
37.7
45.2
14.3
28.1
41.8
Being purchased (of dwellings)
%
1994
25.8
30.1
28.1
28.5
32.0
25.4
29.3
36.3
28.3
Public rental (of dwellings)
%
1994
7.0
3.7
4.1
11.2
6.3
7.3
21.4
12.8
6.2
Size of new private sector houses
m2
1994-95
194
185
201
189
217
174
195
169
197
Size of new public sector houses
m2
1994-95
182
111
130
123
143
167
169
158
141
Dwellings completed
'000
1994-95
47.3
30.3
48.5
11.0
24.1
4.2
1.5
4.1
170.2


HOUSING COSTS

Units
Years
NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT
Aust.

Affordability index(a)
no.
1994-95
108.9
138.0
139.9
157.1
159.1
168.2
na
156.8
140.9
Project home price index(a)
no.
1994-95
107.9
105.8
112.5
114.6
100.0
121.3
125.2
129.2
108.1
Established home price index(a)
no.
1994-95
113.7
97.9
139.3
111.7
109.0
129.0
178.1
130.4
112.6
Materials used in house building price index(a)
no.
1994-95
115.0
115.9
115.9
118.8
112.7
117.3
na
na
115.4
Finance commitments for new houses
'000
1994-95
4.6
3.9
3.0
1.4
0.9
0.2
0.1
1.2
15.3
Finance commitments for new houses
$m
1994-95
540.7
351.7
304.2
121.2
85.2
14.9
9.8
119.8
1,547.4
Finance commitments for alterations and additions
$m
1994-95
1,242.0
868.6
659.5
242.2
284.7
75.9
25.4
78.3
3,476.6
Mean weekly rent
$
1994
135
115
116
88
104
93
98
128
118

(a) State data refers to capital cities only.

HOUSING ASSISTANCE

Units
Years
NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT
Aust.

Public sector dwelling stock
'000
1993-94
130.0
67.7
49.2
62.3
36.2
14.5
11.4
12.4
383.6
Housing waiting list
'000
1993-94
87.2
49.3
27.7
40.2
14.3
3.8
5.8
7.1
235.4
Applicants accommodated
'000
1993-94
11.8
10.2
10.9
8.1
7.5
2.6
1.6
2.4
55.1




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