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1301.0 - Year Book Australia, 2005  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 21/01/2005   
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Contents >> Construction >> Non-residential building

The value of non-residential building work approved increased 24% in 2002-03 to $17,107m (table 19.16). Over the same period the types of non-residential buildings which experienced the largest relative increases in approvals were retail/wholesale trade (58%), accommodation (45%), and entertainment and recreation (42%). Those that experienced a decline in approvals were religious (44%) and health (21%) building work.

The total value of non-residential building work done rose 2% to $15,098m in 2002-03. The largest percentage increases in value of non-residential work done occurred in the commercial category and were experienced by transport (32%), retail/wholesale (27%) and offices (20%). Declines in work done for non-residential building work occurred in religious (17%) and education (4%).


19.16 VALUE OF NON-RESIDENTIAL BUILDING WORK(a)

Approved
Work done


2001-02
2002-03
2001-02
2002-03
$m
$m
$m
$m

Commercial
Retail/wholesale trade
2,031
3,213
2,335
2,975
Transport
314
398
237
313
Offices
2,982
3,660
2,388
2,877
Other commercial n.e.c.
157
159
116
204
Total commercial
5,483
7,429
5,074
6,369
Industrial
Factories
782
930
831
835
Warehouses
1,190
1,473
1,234
1,289
Agricultural/aquacultural
151
157
167
167
Other industrial n.e.c.
150
139
166
167
Total industrial
2,273
2,700
2,397
2,459
Other non-residential
Educational
1,921
1,977
1,981
1,907
Religious
137
77
107
89
Aged care facilities
652
828
666
663
Health
1,022
812
984
980
Entertainment and recreation
1,126
1,597
1,266
1,315
Accommodation
589
855
642
694
Other non-residential n.e.c.
537
831
576
622
Total other non-residential
5,986
6,978
6,223
6,271
Total non-residential building work
13,741
17,107
14,730
15,098

(a) Valued at $50,000 or more.

Source: Building Activity, Australia (8752.0); Building Approvals, Australia (8731.0).


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