Building Approvals, Australia (cat. no. 8731.0)
Provides the number and value of dwelling units approved by sector (public/private) and by State, number and value of new other residential dwelling units approved by type of building, and the number and value of non-residential building jobs approved by class of building (eg warehouses, offices, accommodation, etc) and value ranges. State data includes the number of private sector houses approved, and for Capital City Statistical Divisions, the total number of dwelling units approved by sector. Seasonally adjusted and trend estimates by State are included for the number of dwelling units and value of building approved, while the quarterly value of building approved is shown in chain volume measure terms.
Dwelling Unit Commencements, Australia, Preliminary (cat. no. 8750.0)
Preliminary estimates of the number of dwelling units (new houses, new other residential and conversions, etc.) commenced for private sector and public sector, by State. Total number of dwelling units commenced by State in seasonally adjusted and trend terms.
Construction Work Done, Australia, Preliminary (cat. no. 8755.0)
Presents preliminary statistics for the value of construction work done in Australia. Separate data is shown for building work done and for engineering work done for both the private and public sectors. The building work done data is further dissected into new residential, alterations and additions to residential and non-residential work. Original, seasonally adjusted and trend estimates are provided in current prices and chain volume measures terms. This is the major source of data used to compile the national accounts estimates for private gross fixed capital formation on dwellings, and other buildings and structures.
Building Activity, Australia (cat. no. 8752.0)
Presents building activity statistics, for each State and Territory, and for private and public sectors for Australia. Includes number of dwelling units commenced and completed and value of building work commenced, completed, done and yet to be done. Information is provided for new residential buildings (houses and other residential), alterations and additions to residential buildings and non-residential buildings by class of building (e.g. warehouses, offices, accommodation, etc.). Includes seasonally adjusted and trend estimates of the number of dwelling units commenced and completed by State and the value of building work commenced, completed and done. Also includes value of building work commenced and done in chain volume measures terms. It includes more comprehensive and updated information to that contained in cat. no's. 8755.0 and 8750.0.
Engineering Construction Activity, Australia (cat. no. 8762.0)
Contains value of engineering construction work done, commenced and yet to be done, classified by State or Territory, commodity (roads, bridges, pipelines etc), sector (public/private) undertaking the work, and sector for whom the work is being done. Includes seasonally adjusted estimates of the value of work done by sector in both current prices and in chain volume measure terms. It includes more comprehensive and updated information to that contained in cat. no. 8755.0.
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OTHER PUBLISHED DATA
Housing Finance, Australia (cat. no. 5609.0) - Contains time series data for secured and unsecured housing finance commitments for owner occupation, commitments for the construction or purchase of dwellings for rent or resale, and loan outstanding to individuals/households for housing. For secured housing finance for owner occupation, this publication presents the number and value of commitments made by banks, permanent building societies, wholesale lenders n.e.c. and other lenders, provided to individuals/households. These commitments are classified by construction of dwellings, the purchase of new and established dwellings, the re-financing of existing dwellings and alterations and additions to dwellings.
Measures of Australia's Progress (cat. no. 1370.0) - Considers some of the key aspects of progress side by side and discusses how they are linked with one another. It does not purport to measure every aspect of progress that is important. Nor does it consider all of the many different ways in which parts of Australia or groups of Australians are progressing. But it does provide a national summary of many of the most important areas of progress, presenting them in a way which can be quickly understood by all Australians. It informs and stimulates public debate and encourages all Australians to assess the bigger picture when contemplating progress.
Lending Finance, Australia (cat. no. 5671.0) - Contains statistics for secured housing finance, other personal finance, commercial and lease finance. Also includes thematic tables on the financing of housing for owner occupation as well as for commitments for the purchase of land, or for the construction or purchase of dwellings for rent or resale.
House Price Indexes: Eight Capital Cities (cat. no. 6416.0) - Provides estimates of changes in house prices for each of the eight capital cities of Australia, in the form of price indexes for established houses and for newly constructed houses (excluding land). The indexes measure price movements over time in each
city individually. They do not measure differences in price levels between cities.
Producer Price Indexes, Australia (cat. no. 6427.0) - Provides price indexes of output of the General Construction Industry in tables 15 and 16.
This page first published 6 February 2008, last updated 6 February 2012