These spreadsheets contain revised data for some of the chain volume measures series released in Construction Work Done, Australia, Preliminary, cat. no. 8755.0. This data is sourced from, and more comprehensive results are available in Building Activity, Australia (cat. no. 8752.0) and Engineering Construction Activity, Australia (cat. no. 8762.0). The notes below relate to these two publications.
BUILDING ACTIVITY, AUSTRALIA, December 2016 (cat. no. 8752.0)
Several time series spreadsheets contain 'np' (not available for publication) annotations from the September quarter 2012 onwards. This is due to confidential data being contained in these series.
For the March Building Activity release each year, the ABS publishes revisions that have been made to Building Activity data prior to the December quarter. For the forthcoming March 2017 release, revisions will be provided for the time period from June 2012 to September 2016 and will include revisions resulting from the Building Approvals Annual Review. A feature article has been included in the December 2015 Building Activity, Australia (cat no. 8752.0) publication explaining potential sources of revisions in more detail.
ENGINEERING CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITY, AUSTRALIA, December 2016 (cat. no. 8762.0)
This release includes revisions to Engineering Construction data back to September 2016.
Several time series spreadsheets for recent quarters contain 'np' (not available for publication) annotations. This is due to confidential data being contained in these series.
Trend estimates should be used with caution due to the volatility caused by large engineering projects. For more details on trend estimates, please see paragraphs 22 to 24 of the explanatory notes.