8731.0 - Building Approvals, Australia, Aug 2017 Quality Declaration 
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 03/10/2017   
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BUILDING APPROVALS


NUMBER OF DWELLING UNITS

Graph: Number of total dwelling units

The trend estimate for Australia rose 1.1% in August.

In seasonally adjusted terms the estimate rose 0.4% to 18,514 dwellings.


NUMBER OF PRIVATE SECTOR HOUSES
Graph: Number of private sector houses

The trend estimate for private sector houses approved rose 0.9% in August.

In seasonally adjusted terms the estimate fell 0.6% to 9,797 houses.


NUMBER OF PRIVATE SECTOR DWELLINGS EXCLUDING HOUSES
Graph: Number of private sector dwellings excluding houses

The trend estimate for private sector dwelling units excluding houses rose 1.3% in August.

In seasonally adjusted terms the estimate rose 4.8% to 8,496 dwellings.


VALUE OF NEW RESIDENTIAL BUILDING
Graph: Value of new residential building

The trend estimate for the value of new residential building approved rose 0.8% in August and has risen for three months.


VALUE OF ALTERATIONS AND ADDITIONS TO RESIDENTIAL BUILDING
Graph: Value of alterations and additions

The trend estimate for the value of alterations and additions to residential building was flat in August after rising for three months.


VALUE OF NON-RESIDENTIAL BUILDING
Graph: Value of non-residential building

The trend estimate for the value of non-residential building approved fell 1.8% in August after rising for six months.