8752.0 - Building Activity, Australia, Mar 2007  
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VALUE OF WORK DONE VOLUME TERMS MARCH QTR 2007


SUMMARY COMMENTS

  • In the March quarter 2007, the seasonally adjusted estimate of the value of total building work done rose in states and territories other than Victoria (-3.0%) and the Australian Capital Territory (-27.1%). The largest rises were in the Northern Territory (+11.6%) and Tasmania (+5.5%).
  • The original estimate of total building work done fell in all states and territories. The largest falls were in the Australian Capital Territory (-29.2%) and Victoria (-16.1%).

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

Original(a)

Value of work done
New residential building ($m)
1 759.8
1 841.1
2 012.3
423.1
1 048.4
120.0
68.2
136.4
7 409.3
Alterations and additions to residential building ($m)
426.4
371.5
273.7
93.4
97.5
24.7
14.0
20.9
1 322.0
Non-residential building ($m)
1 782.1
1 413.6
1 164.2
294.8
515.9
61.6
68.4
220.4
5 521.0
Total building ($m)
3 968.4
3 626.1
3 450.3
811.4
1 661.8
206.3
150.5
377.6
14 252.4
Percentage change
New residential building (%)
-5.0
-8.9
-11.5
-6.4
-1.9
-
-3.7
-17.3
-7.7
Alterations and additions to residential building (%)
-19.7
-20.5
-21.9
-10.9
-5.4
-18.5
-12.3
-17.7
-18.8
Non-residential building (%)
-3.7
-22.8
-21.1
-1.3
-6.3
-15.0
-3.8
-35.8
-15.0
Total building (%)
-6.3
-16.1
-15.8
-5.1
-3.5
-7.4
-4.6
-29.2
-11.7

Seasonally Adjusted(a)

Value of work done
New residential building ($m)
1 871.2
1 979.5
2 209.9
447.8
1 071.5
126.6
75.0
145.8
7 950.8
Alterations and additions to residential building ($m)
478.8
421.4
323.5
99.0
98.5
27.6
15.9
25.1
1 487.3
Non-residential building ($m)
1 852.9
1 636.8
1 345.7
312.9
535.5
70.7
74.1
224.4
6 097.6
Total building ($m)
4 203.0
4 037.6
3 879.1
859.8
1 705.5
225.0
165.0
395.3
15 535.7
Percentage change
New residential building (%)
2.1
-0.8
3.6
3.2
0.4
11.1
20.0
-13.1
1.4
Alterations and additions to residential building (%)
-0.8
-6.3
2.1
-3.6
-3.2
-3.2
3.8
2.6
-2.6
Non-residential building (%)
3.0
-4.7
-1.5
6.3
2.6
0.1
5.8
-35.9
-1.5
Total building (%)
2.2
-3.0
1.6
3.5
0.9
5.5
11.6
-27.1
-0.2

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
(a) Chain volume measures, reference year 2004-05.