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8731.0 - Building Approvals, Australia, Jun 2014 Quality Declaration 
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/2014   
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JUNE KEY FIGURES

Jun 14
May 14 to Jun 14
Jun 13 to Jun 14
no.
% change
% change

TREND
Total dwelling units approved
15 524
-1.1
7.9
Private sector houses
9 264
-0.4
14.2
Private sector dwellings excluding houses
6 004
-2.5
1.4
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
Total dwelling units approved
15 659
-5.0
16.0
Private sector houses
9 145
-2.2
13.1
Private sector dwellings excluding houses
6 214
-10.5
23.2


Dwelling units approved
Graph: Dwelling units approved

Private sector houses approved
Graph: Private sector houses




JUNE KEY POINTS


TOTAL DWELLING UNITS
  • The trend estimate for total dwellings approved fell 1.1% in June and has fallen for six months.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate for total dwellings approved fell 5.0% in June following a rise of 10.3% in the previous month.


PRIVATE SECTOR HOUSES
  • The trend estimate for private sector houses approved fell 0.4% in June and has fallen for three months.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate for private sector houses fell 2.2% in June following a rise of 1.4% in the previous month.


PRIVATE SECTOR DWELLINGS EXCLUDING HOUSES
  • The trend estimate for private sector dwellings excluding houses fell 2.5% in June and has fallen for seven months.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate for private sector dwellings excluding houses fell 10.5% in June following a rise of 26.7% in the previous month.


VALUE OF BUILDING APPROVED
  • The trend estimate of the value of total building approved fell 2.6% in June and has fallen for seven months. The value of residential building fell 0.5% and has fallen for six months. The value of non-residential building fell 7.1% and has fallen for seven months.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate of the value of total building approved rose 3.7% in June and has risen for two months. The value of residential building fell 3.7% following a rise of 14.7%. The value of non-residential building rose 17.9% and has risen for two months.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE Release Date
July 2014 2 September 2014
August 2014 2 October 2014
September 2014 3 November 2014
October 2014 2 December 2014
November 2014 8 January 2015
December 2014 3 February 2015



DATA NOTES

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:

2012-13
2013-14
TOTAL

NSW
-
158
158
Vic.
-
89
89
Qld
-
283
283
SA
-
-
-
WA
-
16
16
Tas.
-
-
-
NT
-
-
-
ACT
-
-
-
Total
-
546
546

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)



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