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8755.0 - Construction Work Done, Australia, Preliminary, Jun 2013  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 28/08/2013   
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JUNE KEY FIGURES

Jun qtr 13
Mar qtr 13 to Jun qtr 13
Jun qtr 12 to Jun qtr 13
$m
% change
% change

TREND ESTIMATES(a)

Value of work done
Building
20 291.5
-0.1
1.3
Residential
12 029.2
0.1
3.8
Non-residential
8 263.3
-0.5
-2.1
Engineering
30 457.9
-1.5
-2.6
Total construction
50 715.9
-1.0
-1.1

SEASONALLY ADJUSTED ESTIMATES(a)

Value of work done
Building
20 174.6
-0.6
1.0
Residential
11 973.1
-0.1
4.3
Non-residential
8 201.5
-1.3
-3.4
Engineering
30 598.9
-0.2
-2.1
Total construction
50 773.5
-0.3
-0.9

(a) Reference year for Chain Volume Measures is 2010-11.

Value of construction work done, Chain Volume Measures - Trend estimates
Graph: Value of construction work done, Chain Volume Measures—Trend estimates

Value of building work done, Chain Volume Measures - Trend estimates
Graph: Value of building work done, Chain Volume Measures—Trend estimates




JUNE KEY POINTS


VALUE OF WORK DONE, CHAIN VOLUME MEASURES

TOTAL CONSTRUCTION
  • The trend estimate for total construction work done fell 1.0% in the June quarter 2013.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate for total construction work done fell 0.3%, to $50,773.5m in the June quarter.


BUILDING WORK DONE
  • The trend estimate for total building work done fell 0.1% in the June quarter.
  • The trend estimate for non-residential building work done fell 0.5% in the June quarter.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate of total building work done fell 0.6%, to $20,174.6m, in the June quarter.


ENGINEERING WORK DONE
  • The trend estimate for engineering work done fell 1.5% in the June quarter.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate for engineering work done fell 0.2%, to $30,598.9m, in the June quarter.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE (QUARTER) Release Date
September 2013 27 November 2013



ABOUT THIS ISSUE

This publication provides an early indication of trends in building and engineering construction activity. The data are estimates based on a response rate of approximately 85% of the value of both building and engineering work done during the quarter. More comprehensive and updated results will be released in Engineering Construction Activity, Australia (cat.no. 8762.0) on 2 October 2013 and in Building Activity, Australia (cat. no. 8752.0) on 11 October 2013.


CHANGES IN THIS ISSUE

There are no changes in this issue.


DATA NOTES

Trend estimates should be used with caution due to the volatility caused by large engineering projects. For more details on trend estimates, please see paragraphs 24 to 26 of the explanatory notes.


INQUIRIES

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