6416.0 - House Price Indexes: Eight Capital Cities, Sep 2012 Quality Declaration
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 06/11/2012
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SEPTEMBER KEY POINTS
ESTABLISHED HOUSE PRICES
Annual Changes (September Quarter 2011 to September Quarter 2012)
CHANGES IN THIS ISSUE
The data series presented in Tables 5 and 6 of this publication are sourced from Producer Price Indexes, Australia (PPI) (cat. no. 6427.0). From the September quarter 2012, the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) re-referenced the PPIs to a new index reference period of 2011-12=100.0. However, in order to present all index series consistently in this publication, Tables 5 and 6 will continue to be published on an index reference period of 2003-04=100.0. This requires the PPIs presented in Tables 5 and 6 to be re-scaled and may cause index numbers and period-to-period percentage changes to differ slightly to those previously published in House Price Index: Eight Capital Cities (cat. no. 6416.0). These differences do not constitute a revision. For further details, please see paragraph 29 of the Explanatory Notes.
All index series in this publication will continue to be presented with an index reference period of 2003-04=100.0 until the December quarter 2013, when all series will be re-referenced to an index reference period of 2011-12=100.0.
Estimates for the two most recent quarters of the HPI series are preliminary and subject to revision (see paragraphs 15 to 19 of the Explanatory Notes).
For further information about these and related statistics, contact the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 or Ben Faulkner on Sydney (02) 9268 4052.
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