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8731.0 - Building Approvals, Australia, November 2012 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 10/01/2013   
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NOVEMBER KEY FIGURES

Nov 12
Oct 12 to Nov 12
Nov 11 to Nov 12
no.
% change
% change

TREND
Total dwelling units approved
12 942
-0.4
10.0
Private sector houses
7 556
-
1.4
Private sector dwellings excluding houses
5 135
-1.3
25.1
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
Total dwelling units approved
13 307
2.9
13.2
Private sector houses
7 518
-0.3
0.5
Private sector dwellings excluding houses
5 552
10.1
36.4

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)

Dwelling units approved
Graph: Dwelling units approved

Private sector houses approved
Graph: Private sector houses




NOVEMBER KEY POINTS


TOTAL DWELLING UNITS
  • The trend estimate for total dwellings approved fell 0.4% in November after rising for nine months.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate for total dwellings approved rose 2.9% in November following a fall of 5.1% in the previous month.


PRIVATE SECTOR HOUSES
  • The trend estimate for private sector houses approved was flat in November after rising for five months.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate for private sector houses fell 0.3% in November and has fallen for two months.


PRIVATE SECTOR DWELLINGS EXCLUDING HOUSES
  • The trend estimate for private sector dwellings excluding houses fell 1.3% in November following a flat month in October.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate for private sector dwellings excluding houses rose 10.1% in November following a fall of 15.0% in the previous month.


VALUE OF BUILDING APPROVED
  • The trend estimate of the value of total building approved fell 2.5% in November and has fallen for five months. The value of residential building fell 0.6% after rising for nine months. The value of non-residential building fell 5.9% and has fallen for six months.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate of the value of total building approved fell 4.1% in November and has fallen for two months. The value of residential building rose 2.7% following a fall of 11.4% in the previous month. The value of non-residential building fell 14.4% following a rise of 21.0% in the previous month.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE Release Date
December 2012 4 February 2013
January 2013 4 March 2013
February 2013 4 April 2013
March 2013 2 May 2013
April 2013 30 May 2013
May 2013 4 July 2013



DATA NOTES

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 this issue are:

2011-12
2012-13
TOTAL

NSW
29
129
158
Vic.
-
196
196
Qld
-1
168
167
SA
-
208
208
WA
24
129
153
Tas.
-
-
-
NT
23
-
23
ACT
132
-132
-
Total
207
698
905




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