8731.0 - Building Approvals, Australia, May 2016 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 04/07/2016   
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BUILDING APPROVALS


NUMBER OF DWELLING UNITS

Graph: Number of total dwelling units

The trend estimate for Australia rose 0.9% in May.

In seasonally adjusted terms the estimate fell 5.2% to 19,276 dwellings.


NUMBER OF PRIVATE SECTOR HOUSES
Graph: Number of private sector houses

The trend estimate for private sector houses approved rose 0.2% in May.

In seasonally adjusted terms the estimate rose 0.1% to 9,665 houses.


NUMBER OF PRIVATE SECTOR DWELLINGS EXCLUDING HOUSES
Graph: Number of private sector dwellings excluding houses

The trend estimate for private sector dwelling units excluding houses rose 1.6% in May.

In seasonally adjusted terms the estimate fell 11.3% to 9,299 dwellings.


VALUE OF NEW RESIDENTIAL BUILDING
Graph: Value of new residential building

The trend estimate for the value of new residential building approved rose 1.5% in May and has risen for six months.


VALUE OF ALTERATIONS AND ADDITIONS TO RESIDENTIAL BUILDING
Graph: Value of alterations and additions

The trend estimate for the value of alterations and additions to residential building rose 1.5% in May and has risen for seven months.


VALUE OF NON-RESIDENTIAL BUILDING
Graph: Value of non-residential building

The trend estimate for the value of non-residential building approved fell 0.2% in May and has fallen for eight months.