8731.0 - Building Approvals, Australia, Dec 2016 Quality Declaration 
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BUILDING APPROVALS


NUMBER OF DWELLING UNITS

Graph: Number of total dwelling units

The trend estimate for Australia fell 2.5% in December.

In seasonally adjusted terms the estimate fell 1.2% to 17,327 dwellings.


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

The trend estimate for private sector houses approved fell 0.4% in December.

In seasonally adjusted terms the estimate fell 1.6% to 9,197 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 fell 4.7% in December.

In seasonally adjusted terms the estimate rose 0.9% to 8,014 dwellings.


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

The trend estimate for the value of new residential building approved fell 3.1% in December and has fallen 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 3.0% in December and has risen for four months.


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

The trend estimate for the value of non-residential building approved fell 5.6% in December and has fallen for four months.