8731.4 - Building Approvals, South Australia, Sep 2003
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SEPTEMBER KEY FIGURES
SEPTEMBER KEY POINTS
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED ESTIMATES
For further information about these and related statistics, contact Darryl Rowe on Adelaide 08 8237 7596, or the National Information and referral Service on 1300 135 070.
ABOUT THIS ISSUE
This September quarter 2003 issue is the final issue of this publication.
In future, all data in this publication will be available in other ABS products, viz:
Some state and territory data is also available in other ABS products. Further information on these alternative sources and how to access them is in the following document:
NOTE FOR SUBSCRIBERS
The following document details the cessation of the quarterly state and territory building approvals publications, and offers alternative sources for future data.
CHANGES IN THIS ISSUE
Quarterly chain volume data incorporate a new base year, 2001-02, which has resulted in revisions to growth rates, small in most cases, for subsequent periods. In addition, the reference year has been advanced to 2001-02, thereby preserving additivity in the quarters after the reference year. Re-referencing resulted in revisions to levels, but not growth rates, for all periods (see paragraphs 25-26 of the Explanatory Notes).
Area statistics are now classified to the Australian Standard Geographical Classification, 2003 Edition (see paragraph 27 of the Explanatory Notes).
A special article 'Functional Classification of Buildings', containing data for 2001-02 and 2002-03 was included in the September 2003 issue of Building Approvals Australia (cat. no. 8731.0). This and other articles are available from the ABS web site at <www.abs.gov.au> Go to the 'Feature Articles' link on the home page, then select 'Industry/Construction'.
REVISIONS THIS QUARTER
There have been revisions made to total dwelling units since the last issue of this publication, resulting in an additional 6 dwellings in 2002-03.
SYMBOLS AND OTHER USAGES
VALUE OF BUILDING APPROVED
VALUE OF TOTAL BUILDING
The trend estimate for the total value of building approved has declined for each month of the September 2003 quarter.
VALUE OF RESIDENTIAL BUILDING
The trend estimate for the value of residential building has increased for the September 2003 quarter.
VALUE OF NON-RESIDENTIAL BUILDING
The trend estimate for the value of non-residential building has declined for each month of the September 2003 quarter.
DWELLINGS APPROVED : 2002-03
TYPE OF DWELLING
The number of dwelling units approved in South Australia during 2002-03 is shown in the table below, for each type of dwelling category, together with the distribution of each dwelling category as a percentage of total dwelling units approved for 2001-02 and 2002-03.
The total number of dwelling units approved in 2002-2003 was 10,822, a decrease of 0.7% over the previous financial year. The proportion of total dwellings attributed to new houses fell by 4.7% to 79.4% in 2002-03. There was an increase of 3.0% in the proportion attributed to new other residential dwellings, to 18.4% of total dwellings.
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