Australia's new home sales jumped 87.2 percent from a month earlier in June 2020, rebounding from a 4.2 percent fall in the previous month, data from Housing Industry Association showed. It was the first increase since coronavirus restrictions were introduced in March and the highest monthly result since 2001, amid the introduction of the Government’s HomeBuilder program and various state incentives for building. Across the country, Western Australia rose the most (+211.2 percent), followed by South Australia (+157.1 percent), Victoria (+47.8 percent), Queensland (+43.3 percent) and New South Wales (+12.6 percent).

New Home Sales in Australia averaged 8057.89 Units from 1999 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 20768 Units in March of 2001 and a record low of 3647 Units in May of 2020. This page provides the latest reported value for - Australia New Home Sales - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Australia New Home Sales - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2020. source: Housing Industry Association (HIA)

New Home Sales in Australia is expected to be 4300.00 Units by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate New Home Sales in Australia to stand at 4300.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Australia New Home Sales is projected to trend around 4900.00 Units in 2021 and 5500.00 Units in 2022, according to our econometric models.

Ok
Trading Economics members can view, download and compare data from nearly 200 countries, including more than 20 million economic indicators, exchange rates, government bond yields, stock indexes and commodity prices.

The Trading Economics Application Programming Interface (API) provides direct access to our data. It allows API clients to download millions of rows of historical data, to query our real-time economic calendar, subscribe to updates and receive quotes for currencies, commodities, stocks and bonds.

Please Paste this Code in your Website
width
height
Australia New Home Sales

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
6828.00 3647.00 20768.00 3647.00 1999 - 2020 Units Monthly
SA


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-03-31 01:00 AM HIA New Home Sales MoM Feb 6.2% 5.7% -1.9% -3%
2020-05-01 12:00 AM HIA New Home Sales MoM Mar -23.2% 6.2% -8%
2020-06-17 12:00 AM HIA New Home Sales MoM May -4.2% -1.1% -0.5%
2020-07-15 12:00 AM HIA New Home Sales MoM Jun 87.2% -4.2% -1.5%
2020-08-19 12:00 AM HIA New Home Sales MoM Jul 87.2%
2020-09-16 03:00 AM HIA New Home Sales MoM Aug
2020-11-18 12:00 AM HIA New Home Sales MoM Oct
2020-12-16 12:00 AM HIA New Home Sales MoM Nov


News Stream
Australia New Home Sales Rebound Sharply in June
Australia's new home sales jumped 87.2 percent from a month earlier in June 2020, rebounding from a 4.2 percent fall in the previous month, data from Housing Industry Association showed. It was the first increase since coronavirus restrictions were introduced in March and the highest monthly result since 2001, amid the introduction of the Government’s HomeBuilder program and various state incentives for building. Across the country, Western Australia rose the most (+211.2 percent), followed by South Australia (+157.1 percent), Victoria (+47.8 percent), Queensland (+43.3 percent) and New South Wales (+12.6 percent).
2020-07-15
Australia New Home Sales Fall for 3rd Month
Australia's new homes sales fell 4.2 percent from a month earlier in May 2020, after a 1.1 percent decrease in April, data from Housing Industry Association showed. The decline in new home sales was mainly due to a fall in consumer confidence with households cancelling or delay housing purchase decisions given the uncertainty in the economy. New home sales fell by 20.3 percent in the three months to May 2020 compared to the previous three months. By jurisdiction, South Australia declined the most, falling by 31.7 percent in the three months to May 2020, followed by New South Wales (-25.3 percent), Western Australia (-19 percent), Queensland (-18.7 percent) and Victoria (-16.5 percent).
2020-06-17
Australia New Home Sales Fall the Most since 2001
Australia's new homes sales dropped 23.2 percent from a month earlier in March 2020, after rising 6.2 percent in the previous month, data from Housing Industry Association showed. This was the largest monthly decline since August 2001, amid the coronavirus crisis. Western Australia was the worst hit this month (-31.6 percent), followed by New South Wales (-26.1 percent), Queensland (-24.1 percent), South Australia (-21.1 percent) and Victoria (-16.9 percent). Considering the first quarter of the year, new home sales fell 0.9 percent compared to the same period of 2018.
2020-05-01
Australia New Home Sales Accelerate in January
Australia's new homes sales rose 5.7 percent from a month earlier in January 2020, accelerating from a 2 percent rise in the previous month, data from Housing Industry Association showed. Most states saw the number of new home sales in January increase, led by Western Australia, Victoria and Queensland. However, the HIA warned that international factors are likely to impact on the volume of home building in Australia over the medium term, as the effects of the trade and tourism restrictions with China pose a material downside risk to the housing market.
2020-03-03

Australia New Home Sales
In Australia, new home sales are based on the survey results obtained from State-wide estimates using weights based on financial year market shares of private dwelling commencements.