1307.8 - Australian Capital Territory in Focus, 2007  
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 29/11/2007  Ceased
   Page tools: RSS Feed RSS Bookmark and Share Search this Product  
Contents >> Housing and Construction >> Residential Building

RESIDENTIAL BUILDING

Dwelling units approved

There were 1,867 dwelling units approved in the ACT in 2005-06, a decrease of 18% from 2004-05 ( 2,279 dwelling units approved). Of the dwelling unit approvals in 2005-06, 1,044 (56%) were for houses and 823 (44%) were for other dwellings.


Nationally, 150,512 dwelling units were approved in 2005-06, a 7% decrease from 2004-05 (161,799 dwelling units). Of these approvals, 69% were for houses.



Dwelling units commenced

In 2005-06, 1,835 dwelling units commenced in the ACT, a 25% decrease from 2004-05 (2,458 dwelling units). Of the dwelling units commenced in 2005-06, 1,033 (56%) were new houses, with a total value of $244.2m.


Nationally, 150,656 dwelling units commenced in 2005-06, a 4% decrease from 2004-05 (157,547 dwelling units). Of the dwelling units commenced in 2005-06, 103,198 (68%) were new houses, with a total value of $21,957.1m.

12.7 Dwelling units commenced, ACT: Original series

Houses
New other residential building
Conversions, etc.
no.
no.
no.

2000-01
1 007
634
1
2001-02
1 178
1 186
9
2002-03
1 778
1 361
1
2003-04
1 458
1 432
6
2004-05
955
1 500
3
2005-06
1 033
797
4

Dwelling Unit Commencements, Australia, Preliminary, December quarter 2006 (cat. no. 8750.0).



Dwelling units completed

In 2005-06 there were 2,445 dwelling units completed in the ACT, a 24% increase from 2004-05 (1,967 dwelling units). Of these dwelling unit completions, 1,116 (46%) were for new houses. New houses completed in 2005-06 had a total value of $274.3m, while alterations and additions completed over this time had a total value of $99.3m.


Nationally, 155,766 dwelling units were completed in 2005-06, a 3% decrease from 2004-05 (160,631 dwelling units). New houses made up 66% (102,871) of dwelling units completed in 2005-06 and had a total value of $21,407.8m.


Previous PageNext Page