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8731.0 - Building Approvals, Australia, Sep 2007  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/10/2007   
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SEPTEMBER KEY FIGURES

Sep 07
Aug 07 to Sep 07
Sep 06 to Sep 07
no.
% change
% change

TREND
Total dwelling units approved
13 234
1.3
2.2
Private sector houses
8 876
0.7
-0.6
Private sector other dwellings
3 817
1.8
2.1
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
Total dwelling units approved
13 710
6.8
4.2
Private sector houses
9 041
2.5
-2.6
Private sector other dwellings
4 091
13.8
14.8

Dwelling units approved, Total number
Graph: Number of dwelling units approved

Private sector houses approved, Total number
Graph: Private sector houses approved



SEPTEMBER KEY POINTS


TOTAL DWELLING UNITS

  • The trend estimate for total dwelling units approved rose 1.3% in September 2007 following a revised increase of 1.1% in August 2007.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate for total dwelling units approved rose 6.8% in September following a revised fall of 1.8% in August.


PRIVATE SECTOR HOUSES
  • The trend estimate for private sector houses approved rose 0.7% in September and has been rising since March 2007.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate for private sector houses approved rose 2.5% in September following a revised increase of 1.2% in August.


PRIVATE SECTOR OTHER DWELLING UNITS
  • The trend estimate for private sector other dwellings approved rose 1.8% in September following a revised increase of 0.9% in August 2007.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate for private sector other dwellings approved rose 13.8% in September following a revised fall of 4.0% in August.


VALUE OF BUILDING APPROVED
  • The trend estimate for the value of total building approved rose 1.1% in September. The trend estimate for the value of new residential building rose 0.8%, the value of alterations and additions rose 2.5%, and the value of non-residential building approved rose 1.2%.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate for the value of total building approved rose 6.7% in September following a revised increase of 0.9% in August. The seasonally adjusted estimate for the value of new residential building approved rose 6.4% in September which follows a revised increase of 2.0% in August. The seasonally adjusted estimate for the value of alterations and additions rose 10.4% and the value of non-residential building rose 6.2%.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE Release Date
October 2007 4 December 2007
November 2007 8 January 2008
December 2007 5 February 2008
January 2008 6 March 2008
February 2008 7 April 2008
March 2008 1 May 2008



CHANGES IN THIS ISSUE

There are no changes in this issue.



REVISIONS THIS MONTH

Revisions to the total number of dwelling units approved in this issue are:

2006-07
2007-08
TOTAL

NSW
-
10
10
Vic.
1
-1
-
Qld
1
9
10
SA
4
6
10
WA
5
2
7
Tas.
2
-
2
NT
-
-
-
ACT
-
-
-
Total
13
26
39


One missing permit added to June 2007 data contributed an upward revision of $65.7m to the value of non-residential approvals in New South Wales.



DATA NOTES

There are no notes about the data.



INQUIRIES

For further information about these and related statistics, contact the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 or Paul Pamment on Adelaide (08) 8237 7648.


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