6419.0 - Producer and International Trade Price Indexes, 1995  
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Contents >> Chapter 5. Price Index of Materials Used in House Building (6408.0) >> Table 5.1: Price Index of Materials Used in House Building

5.1: PRICE INDEX OF MATERIALS USED IN HOUSE BUILDING - COMPOSITION AND WEIGHTING




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Sydney




Melbourne




Brisbane




Perth




Adelaide




Hobart
Weighted Average Six State Capital Cities

Timber, board and joinery
30.04
28.12
27.77
19.48
29.19
30.64
27.40
Structural timber
12.16
13.26
12.93
9.97
12.42
13.71
12.35
Timber windows
1.84
1.58
0.39
0.00
1.74
1.65
1.17
Plywood and board
0.59
0.94
0.72
0.00
0.00
1.06
0.57
Timber doors
3.44
3.05
2.80
1.68
2.82
2.96
2.87
Cupboards and fittings
12.01
9.28
10.93
7.83
12.22
11.27
10.44
Ceramic products
12.40
13.29
10.04
22.09
12.72
11.40
13.59
Clay bricks
8.53
8.92
7.26
12.65
9.35
7.93
9.05
Terracotta tiles
1.16
1.20
0.00
5.66
0.31
0.11
1.50
Ceramic tiles
2.71
3.17
2.78
3.79
3.05
3.36
3.05
Concrete, cement and sand
7.72
6.13
7.19
8.07
8.16
6.01
7.25
Cement
0.58
0.41
0.41
1.27
0.47
0.53
0.59
Readymixed concrete
6.77
5.42
6.51
6.55
7.40
5.16
6.35
Sand
0.38
0.29
0.27
0.25
0.29
0.32
0.30
Cement products
6.25
5.60
5.67
5.82
6.75
4.08
5.90
Concrete bricks
0.39
0.53
0.00
1.41
0.00
0.91
0.47
Concrete tiles
4.71
3.70
3.99
3.21
5.38
1.53
4.07
Fibrous cement products
1.15
1.36
1.68
1.20
1.37
1.64
1.36
Plumbing products
6.65
8.09
7.21
6.21
7.01
5.81
7.11
Plastic sanitaryware
1.60
1.85
1.95
1.41
1.88
1.53
1.74
Sheet metal sanitaryware
1.25
1.35
1.39
1.35
1.29
1.16
1.32
Plastic pipes and fittings
1.20
2.01
1.36
1.68
1.07
0.64
1.50
Ceramic sanitaryware
1.07
1.15
1.12
0.63
1.07
0.83
1.03
Shower screens
1.53
1.73
1.38
1.14
1.70
1.65
1.51
Installed gas& elec appliances
3.17
5.31
3.51
4.33
3.29
5.40
4.04
Stoves
2.24
2.36
2.44
2.76
2.33
2.44
2.40
Heaters
0.00
1.77
0.00
0.00
0.00
2.04
0.51
Hot water services
0.92
1.19
1.08
1.58
0.96
0.92
1.13
Other materials
10.14
11.61
12.47
5.44
8.90
11.77
10.24
Mirrors and other glass
0.26
0.41
0.31
0.26
0.31
0.25
0.32
Termite barriers
0.76
0.00
0.73
0.35
0.74
0.00
0.47
Carpet & other floorcoverings
1.92
2.31
2.51
0.00
0.00
2.35
1.69
Waterproofing materials
0.50
0.48
0.52
0.19
0.58
0.51
0.46
Paint and other coatings
1.03
1.18
1.86
1.15
1.19
1.64
1.29
Plaster products
3.97
4.69
4.92
3.49
4.61
4.43
4.36
Insulation
1.69
2.54
1.61
0.00
1.47
2.59
1.64
Steel products
4.68
4.61
4.94
5.39
5.11
3.94
4.85
Steel beams and sections
1.52
1.59
1.33
3.09
2.02
1.50
1.78
Steel door frames
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.91
0.00
0.00
0.14
Steel house frames
1.03
0.71
1.22
0.00
0.65
0.00
0.78
Reinforcing steel
2.12
2.31
2.39
1.39
2.45
2.44
2.16
Other metal products
15.35
13.39
17.21
19.66
15.68
17.29
15.92
Metal garage doors
0.67
0.63
0.60
0.00
0.63
0.70
0.54
Aluminium windows and doors
7.91
5.49
8.87
9.06
7.68
7.18
7.60
Taps and valves
1.63
1.71
1.58
3.12
1.55
1.46
1.85
Metal roofing and guttering
1.76
1.89
2.31
3.60
2.20
4.79
2.28
Builders hardware
2.71
2.92
3.04
3.22
2.98
2.66
2.94
Copper pipes and fittings
0.66
0.76
0.81
0.66
0.63
0.50
0.71
Electrical equipment
3.62
3.86
3.99
3.50
3.17
3.67
3.70
Switches & distribution boards
1.30
1.32
1.50
1.53
1.19
1.36
1.37
Electrical cable and conduit
0.76
0.99
0.88
1.69
0.74
1.01
0.99
Other electrical equipment
1.55
1.55
1.61
0.28
1.24
1.30
1.34





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