8731.0 - Building Approvals, Australia, Jun 2019 Quality Declaration 
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 30/07/2019   
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JUNE KEY FIGURES

Jun 19
May 19 to Jun 19
Jun 18 to Jun 19
no.
%
%

TREND
Total dwelling units approved
14 501
-1.3
-20.9
Private sector houses
8 514
-0.8
-15.0
Private sector dwellings excluding houses
5 736
-2.5
-29.0
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
Total dwelling units approved
14 295
-1.2
-25.6
Private sector houses
8 611
0.4
-14.8
Private sector dwellings excluding houses
5 335
-6.5
-39.3

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 fell 1.3% in June.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate for total dwellings approved fell 1.2% in June.


PRIVATE SECTOR HOUSES
  • The trend estimate for private sector houses approved fell 0.8% in June.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate for private sector houses rose 0.4% in June.


PRIVATE SECTOR DWELLINGS EXCLUDING HOUSES
  • The trend estimate for private sector dwellings excluding houses fell 2.5% in June.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate for private sector dwellings excluding houses fell 6.5% in June.


VALUE OF BUILDING APPROVED
  • The trend estimate of the value of total building approved rose 0.4% in June and has risen for six months. The value of residential building fell 0.8% and has fallen for 17 months. The value of non-residential building rose 2.0% and has risen for 10 months.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate of the value of total building approved rose 2.0% in June. The value of residential building fell 3.1%, while the value of non-residential building rose 9.6%.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES
ISSUE Release Date
June 2019 - Additional6 August 2019
July 201930 August 2019
July 2019 - Additional6 September 2019
August 2019 1 October 2019
August 2019 - Additional9 October 2019
September 2019 31 October 2019



DATA NOTES

In this release, revisions are provided for the time period from July 2017 to May 2019 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 and CSV files will be made available in an “Additional Information” release five business days after the main publication. These 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 the June 2019 issue are:

Dwellings
2017-18
2018-19

NSW
-14
7
Vic.
-
128
Qld
6
36
SA
5
10
WA
-
103
Tas.
-
-
NT
-
-
ACT
-
-
Total
-3
284



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