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8750.0 - Dwelling Unit Commencements, Australia, Preliminary, Jun 2010  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 15/09/2010   
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DWELLING UNIT COMMENCEMENTS ORIGINAL


ORIGINAL ESTIMATES

Jun qtr 10
Mar qtr 10 to Jun qtr 10
Jun qtr 09 to Jun qtr 10
no.
%
%

New private sector houses
26 964
5.2
18.8
New private sector other residential building
11 891
17.0
74.5
Private sector conversion, etc.
156
35.7
-40.1
Public sector dwellings
5 182
-0.4
402.4
Total dwelling units
44 193
7.5
43.5

  • The total number of dwelling units commenced rose 7.5% in the June quarter 2010, to 44,193.
  • New private sector house commencements rose 5.2%, to 26,964. Of the states, Queensland and New South Wales had the largest positive movements of 20.4% and 18.4% respectively.
  • New private sector other residential building rose 17.0%, to 11,891. Commencements in all states and territories rose this quarter except for South Australia.
  • The total number of public sector dwellings commenced fell by 0.4% to 5,182. This follows a revised rise of 170.8% to 5,204 in the March quarter.
Graph: Dwelling unit commencements, original


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