8731.0 - Building Approvals, Australia, Nov 2017 Quality Declaration 
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 09/01/2018   
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NOVEMBER KEY FIGURES

Nov 17
Oct 17 to Nov 17
Nov 16 to Nov 17
no.
% change
% change

TREND
Total dwelling units approved
19 359
0.9
8.1
Private sector houses
9 898
-0.1
4.6
Private sector dwellings excluding houses
9 256
2.2
12.9
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
Total dwelling units approved
21 055
11.7
17.1
Private sector houses
9 779
-2.0
2.2
Private sector dwellings excluding houses
11 153
30.6
36.8


Dwelling units approved
Graph: Dwelling units approved

Private sector houses approved
Graph: Private sector houses approved




NOVEMBER KEY POINTS


TOTAL DWELLING UNITS
  • The trend estimate for total dwellings approved rose 0.9% in November and has risen for 10 months.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate for total dwellings approved rose 11.7% in November.


PRIVATE SECTOR HOUSES
  • The trend estimate for private sector houses approved fell 0.1% in November after rising for eight months.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate for private sector houses fell 2.0% in November.


PRIVATE SECTOR DWELLINGS EXCLUDING HOUSES
  • The trend estimate for private sector dwellings excluding houses rose 2.2% in November and has risen for six months.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate for private sector dwellings excluding houses rose 30.6% in November.


VALUE OF BUILDING APPROVED
  • The trend estimate of the value of total building approved rose 1.5% in November and has risen for 11 months. The value of residential building rose 2.3% and has risen for 11 months. The value of non-residential building rose 0.2% and has risen for 11 months.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate of the value of total building approved rose 9.4% in November. The value of residential building rose 14.8%, while the value of non-residential building rose 0.5%.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE Release Date
November 2017 - Additional16 January 2018
December 2017 1 February 2018
December 2017 - Additional8 February 2018
January 2018 5 March 2018
January 2018 - Additional13 March 2018
February 2018 4 April 2018



DATA NOTES

In this release, revisions are provided for the time period from July 2016 to October 2017 and include revisions resulting from the Building Approvals Annual Review. Further information about the Annual Review and other potential sources of revisions can be found in the feature article released with the January 2016 8731.0 publication - "Revisions to Building Approval Statistics".

Small area data cubes will be made available in an “Additional Information” release five business days after the main publication. The data cubes will be for Statistical Area Level 2 and Local Government Areas. Release dates are published under the “Forthcoming Issues” section of the publication and in ABS Release Advice.

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:

Dwellings
2016-17
2017-18

NSW
150
302
Vic.
-
-8
Qld
225
-2
SA
9
6
WA
-
32
Tas.
8
-
NT
-
-
ACT
-
-
Total
392
330




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