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SA2 Building Approvals 2016-2017

This datasets presents details of buildings works approved in Australia for the 2016-2017 financial year. The data has been aggregated and presented by Statistical Area Level 2 (SA2) 2016 boundaries.

Statistics of building work approved are compiled from: permits issued by local government authorities and other principal certifying authorities; contracts let or day labour work authorised by commonwealth, state, semi-government and local government authorities; and major building approvals in areas not subject to normal administrative approval e.g. building on remote mine sites.

The scope of the collection comprises the following: construction of new buildings; alterations and additions to existing buildings; approved non-structural renovation and refurbishment work; and approved installation of integral building fixtures. the statistics include all approved residential building valued at $10,000 or more and all approved non-residential building valued at $50,000 or more.

For more information please visit the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Explanatory Notes: http://www.abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/abs@.nsf/Lookup/8731.0Explanatory%20Notes1Jun%202018?OpenDocument.

Please note:

  • AURIN has spatially enabled the original data from the ABS.
  • The data has been sourced from the June 2018 release.
  • Data for the Northern Territory during the months of January, February and March 2017 were kept confidential.

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Source https://portal.aurin.org.au
Last Updated September 5, 2019, 23:38 (UTC)
Created August 28, 2018, 06:30 (UTC)
License Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
AURIN Open API ID aurin:datasource-AU_Govt_ABS-UoM_AURIN_DB_3_abs_building_approvals_sa2_2016_17
Aggregation Level sa2_2016
Attribute List Geometry, Number of New Houses, Number of New Other Residential Buildings, SA2 Code, SA2 Name, Total Dwelling Number, Value of Alterations ($000), Value of New Houses ($000), Value of New Other Residential Building ($000), Value of Non-Residential Building ($000), Value of Total Buildings ($000), Value of Total Residential Buildings ($000)
Attribution Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - Australian Bureau of Statistics, (2018): SA2 Building Approvals 2016-2017; accessed from AURIN on [date of access].
Coordinate Ref. System EPSG:4283 (GDA_1994)
Copyright Notice © Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - Australian Bureau of Statistics 2018
Geometry Field wkb_geometry
Key sa2_code
Type dataset
spatial {"type": "Polygon", "coordinates": [[[96.81, -43.75], [159.11, -43.75], [159.11, -9.14], [96.81, -9.14], [96.81, -43.75]]]}