Housing and construction Building approvals

Statistical releases related to building approvals in Queensland.

  • The trend estimate for total dwelling units approved in Queensland in April 2020 was 2,386, similar to the March 2020 figure.

Current Releases

Building approvals (report)

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Australian Bureau of Statistics' Building Approvals (ABS 8731.0) is a monthly survey of new building work approved in Australia. The data presented relate to the construction of new buildings as well as alterations and additions to existing buildings. The survey covers residential and non-residential buildings within the private sector and public sector. Building approvals data may act as a leading indicator of activity in the building sector in Queensland.

April 2020
pdf (55.19 KB)

Building approvals: dwelling units approved by type, Queensland, 1983–84 to 2018–19 (table)

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This table provides a time series of dwelling unit approvals in Queensland by dwelling type.

Building approvals: dwelling units approved by type, Queensland, 1983–84 to 2018–19
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Building approvals: value of building approved by type, Queensland, 1970–71 to 2018–19 (table)

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This table provides a time series for the value of building approvals in Queensland by building type.

Building approvals: value of building approved by type, Queensland, 1970–71 to 2018–19
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Past Releases

The content in past releases may contain data for historical periods that have been revised in the latest release. For this reason, data should always be accessed from the latest release. Past releases are provided for reference purposes only.

Building approvals (report)

Last reviewed

Australian Bureau of Statistics' Building Approvals (ABS 8731.0) is a monthly survey of new building work approved in Australia. The data presented relate to the construction of new buildings as well as alterations and additions to existing buildings. The survey covers residential and non-residential buildings within the private sector and public sector. Building approvals data may act as a leading indicator of activity in the building sector in Queensland.

March 2020
pdf (37.78 KB)
February 2020
pdf (41.74 KB)
January 2020
pdf (41.58 KB)
December 2019
pdf (41.73 KB)
November 2019
pdf (41.52 KB)
October 2019
pdf (41.54 KB)
September 2019
pdf (41.44 KB)
August 2019
pdf (41.53 KB)
July 2019
pdf (41.62 KB)
June 2019
pdf (37.62 KB)
May 2019
pdf (41.44 KB)
April 2019
pdf (55.12 KB)
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