1318.3 - Qld Stats, Dec 2010 Quality Declaration 
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CONSTRUCTION

Building Approvals

In September 2010, the total number of dwelling units approved in Queensland in trend terms was 2,000 and in October the number was 1,899. This was a decrease of 6.6% in September and 5.1% in October, from the previous month. The trend estimate for private sector houses approvals in September was 1,427 which represented 71% of total dwelling units approved, and in October was 1,391 or 73%.

Dwelling Units Approved, Queensland: Trend
Graph: Dwelling Units Approved, Queensland: Trend


In September 2010, the total value of building approvals in trend terms was $1,055 million, a decrease of 5.3% from August 2010 and 6.5% down from September 2009. In October the total value was $993 million, a 5.8% decrease from the previous month and a 16.1% decrease from October 2009. Residential buildings accounted for 60% of the total value of buildings in both September and October.

Value of Building Approved, Queensland: Trend
Graph: Value of Building Approved, Queensland: Trend


For more information on this topic, please refer to Building Approvals, Australia (cat. no. 8731.0) or contact the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070. This publication is released monthly.


Building Activity

In the June 2010 quarter, the total number of dwelling units completed in Queensland in trend terms was 8,618. This was an increase of 3.2% from the March 2010 quarter. There were 5,998 new houses completed during the June 2010 quarter which represented 70% of the total number of dwelling units completed.

Dwellings Completed(a), Queensland: Trend
Graph: Dwellings Completed(a), Queensland: Trend


In the June 2010 quarter, the trend estimate of the value of total building work done was $4,602 million. This was an increase of 3.6% from the March 2010 quarter.

Value of Work Done, Chain Volume Measures - Queensland
Graph: Value of Work Done, Chain Volume Measures—Queensland


During the June quarter 2010 the total number of dwelling units commenced in Queensland in trend terms was 8,997. This was an increase of 4.4% from the March quarter 2010.

Dwelling units commenced, Queensland: Trend
Graph: Dwelling units commenced, Queensland: Trend


For more information on these topics, please refer to Building Activity, Australia (cat. no. 8752.0), Dwelling Unit Commencements, Australia, Preliminary (cat. no. 8750.0) or contact the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070. This publication is released quarterly.


Engineering Construction

Between the March 2010 and June 2010 quarters, the Queensland chain volume trend estimate of the value of engineering construction decreased by 2.4% to $4,814 million. This is the fourth quarterly decrease since the end of a period of strong growth from September quarter 2003 to June quarter 2009.

Engineering Construction Work Done, Chain Volume Measures - Queensland
Graph: Engineering Construction Work Done, Chain Volume Measures—Queensland


For further information on this topic, access Engineering Construction Activity, Australia (cat. no. 8762.0) or contact the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070. This publication is released quarterly.





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