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Contents >> Chapter 19 - Construction >> Non-residential building

NON-RESIDENTIAL BUILDING

The value of non-residential building work approved in 2003-04 fell 2% to $16,830m (table 19.11). Over the same period the types of non-residential buildings which experienced the largest relative increases in approvals were other industrial n.e.c. (73%), transport (30%), and industrial factories (17%). Those that experienced a decline in approvals were other commercial n.e.c. (39%), entertainment and recreation (31%), industrial agricultural/aquacultural building work (28%) and other non-residential n.e.c (19%).

The total value of non-residential building work done rose 14% to $17,215m in 2003-04. The largest percentage increases in value of non-residential work done were experienced by aged care facilities (32%), commercial offices (31%) and industrial factories (29%). Declines in work done for non-residential building work occurred in other commercial n.e.c. (33%), industrial agricultural/aquacultural building work (32%), entertainment and recreation (10%), and health (8%).

19.11 VALUE OF NON-RESIDENTIAL BUILDING WORK(a)

Approved
Work done


2002-03
2003-04
2002-03
2003-04
$m
$m
$m
$m

Commercial
Retail/wholesale trade
3,213
3,183
2,975
3,321
Transport
398
517
313
365
Offices
3,660
3,340
2,877
3,759
Other commercial n.e.c.
159
97
204
136
Total commercial
7,429
7,136
6,369
7,581
Industrial
Factories
930
1,087
835
1,080
Warehouses
1,473
1,451
1,289
1,404
Agricultural/aquacultural
157
113
167
114
Other industrial n.e.c.
139
241
167
180
Total industrial
2,700
2,893
2,459
2,778
Other non-residential
Educational
1,977
2,314
1,907
2,177
Religious
77
86
89
105
Aged care facilities
828
892
663
874
Health
812
873
980
901
Entertainment and recreation
1,597
1,097
1,315
1,190
Accommodation
855
864
694
857
Other non-residential n.e.c.
831
674
622
752
Total other non-residential
6,978
6,800
6,271
6,855
Total non-residential building work
17,107
16,830
15,098
17,215

(a) Valued at $50,000 or more.

Source: Building Activity, Australia (8752.0); Building Approvals, Australia (8731.0).


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