Building activity

Reports on the construction of new buildings (residential and non-residential) and alterations and additions to existing buildings. Reports separately for the private and public sectors. Data is sourced from the quarterly Building Activity, Australia (ABS Cat. No. 8752.0) publication. The brief does not report on the building of roads, bridges, railways, earthworks etc. which are classified as engineering construction activity.

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    Although all due care has been exercised in the preparation of this material, no responsibility is accepted for any errors or omissions. Care should be taken in using monthly estimates for the Territory, in view of the small numbers and the volatile nature of the data.

    Last updated: 27 March 2018