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8750.0 - Dwelling Unit Commencements, Australia, Preliminary, Dec 2010  
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DWELLING UNIT COMMENCEMENTS ORIGINAL


ORIGINAL ESTIMATES

Dec qtr 10
Sep qtr 10 to Dec qtr 10
Dec qtr 09 to Dec qtr 10
no.
%
%

New private sector houses
24 465
-8.0
-18.8
New private sector other residential building
13 097
6.1
28.0
Private sector conversion, etc.
274
-9.9
11.5
Public sector dwellings
1 633
-53.2
-15.1
Total dwelling units
39 469
-7.7
-7.2

  • The total number of dwelling units commenced fell 7.7% in the December quarter 2010, to 39,469.
  • Total dwelling unit commencements in all states and territories fell this quarter except for New South Wales, Western Australia and the Australian Capital Territory.
  • New private sector house commencements fell 8.0%, to 24,465.
  • New private sector house commencements fell this quarter in all states and territories except for Western Australia, Northern Territory and the Australian Capital Territory.
  • New private sector other residential building rose 6.1%, to 13,097. This follows a revised fall of 2.8% in the September quarter.
  • The total number of public sector dwellings commenced fell by 53.2% to 1,633.
  • Public sector dwelling unit commencements fell this quarter in all states and territories except for Western Australia and Tasmania.
Graph: Dwelling unit commencements, original


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