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8731.0 - Building Approvals, Australia, Jul 2014 Quality Declaration 
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 02/09/2014 Released Today  
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JULY KEY FIGURES

Jul 14
Jun 14 to Jul 14
Jul 13 to Jul 14
no.
% change
% change

TREND
Total dwelling units approved
15 654
-0.5
5.9
Private sector houses
9 372
-0.2
14.5
Private sector dwellings excluding houses
6 041
-1.0
-3.6
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
Total dwelling units approved
16 318
2.5
9.4
Private sector houses
9 459
1.4
14.0
Private sector dwellings excluding houses
6 652
5.9
6.3


Dwelling units approved
Graph: Dwelling units approved

Private sector houses approved
Graph: Private sector houses




JULY KEY POINTS


TOTAL DWELLING UNITS
  • The trend estimate for total dwellings approved fell 0.5% in July and has fallen for seven months.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate for total dwellings approved rose 2.5% in July following a fall of 3.8% in the previous month.


PRIVATE SECTOR HOUSES
  • The trend estimate for private sector houses approved fell 0.2% in July after being flat in the previous month.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate for private sector houses rose 1.4% in July following a fall of 1.0% in the previous month.


PRIVATE SECTOR DWELLINGS EXCLUDING HOUSES
  • The trend estimate for private sector dwellings excluding houses fell 1.0% in July and has fallen for eight months.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate for private sector dwellings excluding houses rose 5.9% in July following a fall of 9.4% in the previous month.


VALUE OF BUILDING APPROVED
  • The trend estimate of the value of total building approved fell 0.2% in July and has fallen for seven months. The value of residential building rose 0.2% and has risen for two months. The value of non-residential building fell 0.8% and has fallen for eight months.
  • The seasonally adjusted estimate of the value of total building approved fell 10.4% in July after rising for two months. The value of residential building rose 0.8% following a fall of 3.2% in the previous month. The value of non-residential building fell 26.5% after rising for two months.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE Release Date
August 2014 2 October 2014
September 2014 3 November 2014
October 2014 2 December 2014
November 2014 8 January 2015
December 2014 3 February 2015
January 2015 3 March 2015



DATA NOTES

A number of time series spreadsheets contain 'np' (not available for publication) annotations. This is due to confidential data being contained in these series.


REVISIONS THIS MONTH

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

2013-14
2014-15
TOTAL

NSW
12
-
12
Vic.
-56
-
-56
Qld
160
-
160
SA
-16
-
-16
WA
89
-
89
Tas.
34
-
34
NT
-8
-
-8
ACT
-
-
-
Total
215
-
215

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)



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