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8731.0 - Building Approvals, Australia, Nov 2007  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 08/01/2008   
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NOVEMBER KEY FIGURES

Nov 07
Oct 07 to Nov 07
Nov 06 to Nov 07
no.
% change
% change

TREND
Total dwelling units approved
14 028
2.0
11.2
Private sector houses
9 341
1.5
6.8
Private sector other dwellings
4 263
3.9
20.2
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
Total dwelling units approved
14 620
8.9
14.6
Private sector houses
9 340
0.3
6.2
Private sector other dwellings
4 882
28.4
34.4

Dwelling units approved,
Total number
Graph: Dwelling units approved, total number

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



NOVEMBER KEY POINTS


TOTAL DWELLING UNITS

  • The trend estimate for total dwelling units approved rose 2.0% in November 2007.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate for total dwelling units approved rose 8.9% in November following a revised fall of 3.6% in October.


PRIVATE SECTOR HOUSES
  • The trend estimate for private sector houses approved rose 1.5% in November and has been rising since March 2007.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate for private sector houses approved rose 0.3% in November and has risen for six months.


PRIVATE SECTOR OTHER DWELLING UNITS
  • The trend estimate for private sector other dwellings approved rose 3.9% in November following a revised increase of 3.7% in October 2007.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate for private sector other dwellings approved rose 28.4% in November following a revised fall of 9.7% in October.


VALUE OF BUILDING APPROVED
  • The trend estimate for the value of total building approved rose 1.6% in November. The trend estimate for the value of new residential building approved rose 2.7% and the value of alterations and additions rose 0.9%. The value of non-residential building approved rose 0.3%.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate for the value of total building approved fell 3.1% in November. The seasonally adjusted estimate for the value of new residential building approved rose 4.0% in November. The seasonally adjusted estimate for the value of alterations and additions rose 1.0% and the value of non-residential building fell 10.5%.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE Release Date
December 2007 5 February 2008
January 2008 6 March 2008
February 2008 7 April 2008
March 2008 1 May 2008
April 2008 3 June 2008
May 2008 2 July 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
5
-66
-61
Vic.
1
-
1
Qld
-11
-3
-14
SA
-1
-1
-2
WA
1
-4
-3
Tas.
-
-
-
NT
-
-
-
ACT
-1
-
-1
Total
-6
-74
-80



DATA NOTES

There are no notes about the data.



INQUIRIES

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