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1301.0 - Year Book Australia, 2004  
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The total value of non-residential building work approved from 2001 to 2002 increased 13% to $15b (table 19.12). Over the same period the types of non-residential buildings which experienced the largest relative increases in approvals were shops (27%), hotels etc. (22%), and offices (16%). Those that experienced a decline in approvals were religious (28%), entertainment and recreational (14%), and health (3%) buildings.

The value of non-residential building work done between 2001 and 2002 rose 14%, to $14b. The largest increases in the value of work done for non-residential building occurred in hotels (54%), entertainment and recreational (27%), and other business premises (22%).

19.12 VALUE OF NON-RESIDENTIAL BUILDING WORK(a)

Approved
Work done


2001
2002
2001
2002
$m
$m
$m
$m

Hotels, etc.
571
697
405
622
Shops
2,237
2,845
2,366
2,759
Factories
808
824
790
797
Offices
2,692
3,110
2,337
2,764
Other business premises
1,848
2,122
1,559
1,905
Educational
1,893
1,916
1,957
2,025
Religious
137
98
109
129
Health
1,491
1,442
1,351
1,394
Entertainment and recreational
1,194
1,028
886
1,122
Miscellaneous
724
1,219
856
866
Total
13,594
15,301
12,615
14,384

(a) Valued at $50,000 or more.
Source: Building Activity, Australia (8752.0); Building Approvals, Australia (8731.0).


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