Category: Mark Trevithick
Latest labour force figures for May 2017 released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics show South Australia’s labour market continues to perform poorly. The state recorded a slight decline in trend employment of 330 persons in May, while the number of unemployed people rose by 682 persons (1.1 per cent). South Australia’s trend unemployment rate […]
Data on housing finance commitments released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics today show that the weak recovery in South Australian home lending activity observed during the initial months of 2017 may be at risk of stalling. Trend data, which generally provides the best measure of underlying behaviour, indicate that the number of owner occupied […]
South Australian residential building approvals have continued to stabilise after falling through the first half of 2016, data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics yesterday show. The number of new dwellings approved across South Australia was unchanged for the month of March 2017, but down 20 per cent compared to a year earlier.
Taking a […]
Australian Bureau of Statistics data on housing finance commitments released last week show some rebound in South Australian home lending activity in early 2017 following a steady decline in the second half of 2016. The number of owner occupied housing finance commitments rose by 0.4 per cent (trend estimate) to 3,856 across South Australia in […]
Regional population estimates released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics last week indicate that South Australia’s population rose by 0.5 per cent (9,262 persons) over the year to 30 June 2016.
South Australia’s recent population growth rate was well below the national rate of 1.4 per cent. In comparison to other states, South Australia recorded the […]