8752.0 - Building Activity, Australia, Jun 2012 Quality Declaration 
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VALUE OF WORK DONE VOLUME TERMS JUN QTR 2012


SUMMARY COMMENTS

  • In the June quarter 2012, the seasonally adjusted estimate of the value of total building work done rose in the Northern Territory (19.5%), the Australian Capital Territory (3.2%), New South Wales (1.6%) and Tasmania (1.4%). All other states and territories fell with Western Australia (-12.3%) and South Australia (-5.0%) experiencing the largest falls.
  • The original estimate of total building work done rose in all states and territories except Western Australia (-8.9%). The Northern Territory (33.3%) and the Australian Capital Territory (16.7%) recorded the largest increases.

NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT
Aust.

Original(a)

Value of work done
New residential building ($m)
1 970.2
3 135.6
1 750.9
479.2
1 173.8
122.5
100.3
352.5
9 085.0
Alterations and additions to residential building ($m)
437.4
531.3
306.3
101.8
162.7
36.5
16.1
33.3
1 625.4
Non-residential building ($m)
1 743.2
2 006.1
1 558.6
559.4
1 415.4
112.4
221.3
340.2
7 956.5
Total building ($m)
4 150.8
5 672.9
3 615.9
1 140.3
2 752.0
271.4
337.7
726.0
18 666.9
Percentage change
New residential building (%)
4.3
9.9
14.8
2.8
-9.2
-10.3
15.9
21.1
6.4
Alterations and additions to residential building (%)
2.3
12.8
4.0
8.2
6.8
-3.1
35.5
8.4
7.0
Non-residential building (%)
19.7
16.0
-3.4
2.0
-10.2
33.6
42.9
13.2
6.6
Total building (%)
10.0
12.3
5.3
2.8
-8.9
5.0
33.3
16.7
6.5

Seasonally Adjusted(a)

Value of work done
New residential building(b) ($m)
1 941.2
3 052.7
1 801.5
477.3
1 157.1
119.8
95.7
348.5
9 027.5
Alterations and additions to residential building(b) ($m)
447.1
536.0
319.8
103.5
163.8
36.8
17.4
31.8
1 651.3
Non-residential building(c) ($m)
1 707.6
1 982.5
1 614.7
555.3
1 434.6
118.9
233.1
330.8
7 876.9
Total building ($m)
4 095.9
5 571.2
3 736.0
1 136.0
2 755.6
275.5
346.1
711.2
18 555.7
Percentage change
New residential building (%)
-3.4
-5.0
7.4
-5.7
-13.2
-15.1
-3.2
7.0
-3.1
Alterations and additions to residential building (%)
-7.7
1.0
-7.4
-2.9
5.9
-6.7
8.5
-8.9
-3.6
Non-residential building (%)
11.1
1.4
-8.1
-4.9
-13.3
30.4
33.3
0.7
-3.0
Total building (%)
1.6
-2.2
-1.1
-5.0
-12.3
1.4
19.5
3.2
-3.1

(a) Reference year for chain volume measures is 2009-10. Refer to paragraphs 31-35 of the Explanatory Notes.
(b) Source electronic table no. 4 (see Appendix)
(c) Source electronic table no. 2 (see Appendix)