8731.0 - Building Approvals, Australia, Jun 2017 Quality Declaration 
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JUNE KEY FIGURES

Jun 17
May 17 to Jun 17
Jun 16 to Jun 17
no.
% change
% change

TREND
Total dwelling units approved
17 463
0.1
-14.9
Private sector houses
9 472
0.8
-2.8
Private sector dwellings excluding houses
7 763
-0.7
-26.2
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
Total dwelling units approved
18 453
10.9
-2.3
Private sector houses
9 678
3.4
1.4
Private sector dwellings excluding houses
8 534
20.0
-6.6


Dwelling units approved
Graph: Dwelling units approved

Private sector houses approved
Graph: Private sector houses approved




JUNE KEY POINTS


TOTAL DWELLING UNITS
  • The trend estimate for total dwellings approved rose 0.1% in June after falling for three months.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate for total dwellings approved rose 10.9% in June following a fall of 5.4% in the previous month.


PRIVATE SECTOR HOUSES
  • The trend estimate for private sector houses approved rose 0.8% in June and has risen for four months.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate for private sector houses rose 3.4% in June and has risen for three months.


PRIVATE SECTOR DWELLINGS EXCLUDING HOUSES
  • The trend estimate for private sector dwellings excluding houses fell 0.7% in June and has fallen for four months.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate for private sector dwellings excluding houses rose 20.0% in June following a fall of 12.4% in the previous month.


VALUE OF BUILDING APPROVED
  • The trend estimate of the value of total building approved rose 1.3% in June and has risen for five months. The value of residential building fell 0.1% and has fallen for three months. The value of non-residential building rose 3.4% and has risen for five months.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate of the value of total building approved rose 2.2% in June and has risen for three months. The value of residential building rose 5.5% following a fall of 1.3% in the previous month. The value of non-residential building fell 2.6% after rising for two months.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE Release Date
June 2017 - Additional9 August 2017
July 2017 30 August 2017
July 2017 - Additional6 September 2017
August 2017 3 October 2017
August 2017 - Additional10 October 2017
September 2017 2 November 2017



DATA NOTES

In this release, revisions are provided for the time period from July 2015 to May 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
2015-16
2016-17
TOTAL

NSW
21
183
204
Vic.
-
30
30
Qld
3
18
21
SA
7
7
14
WA
4
-4
-
Tas.
9
25
34
NT
-
-
-
ACT
-
-
-
Total
44
259
303




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