Australian Bureau of Statistics
8731.0 - Building Approvals, Australia, June 2012 Quality Declaration
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/2012
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JUNE KEY POINTS
TOTAL DWELLING UNITS
PRIVATE SECTOR HOUSES
PRIVATE SECTOR DWELLINGS EXCLUDING HOUSES
VALUE OF BUILDING APPROVED
CHANGES IN THIS ISSUE
There are no changes in this issue.
On 20 July 2012 the ABS released the 2011 revision of the Functional Classification of Buildings. Building Approval statistics will be classified to the 2011 revision from the July 2012 issue. For more information refer to paragraph 14 of the explanatory notes.
The statistics for Western Australia in recent months may have been impacted by the WA Building Act 2011 which came into effect on 2 April 2012.
Since July 2011, Building Approval statistics have been produced using the Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS) , as well as the Australian Standard Geographical Classification (ASGC). From the July 2012 issue, Building Approvals data will no longer be available on an ASGC basis. This change will only affect statistics below the State/Territory level. Statistical Local Area data will be discontinued, however Local Government Area data will be available on the ABS Building Approvals web pages, under the Downloads tab. For further information, please refer to the Feature Article in the April 2011 issue.
REVISIONS THIS MONTH
Revisions to the total number of dwelling units approved in this issue are:
For further information about these and related statistics, contact the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070.
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This page last updated 29 August 2012