Australian Property Forum

Residential Vacancy Rates

Postcode 2000

550
413
275
138
722577637113371619





477013741564473626214





9363140248565060133689





819814530922286





74194113525009585





2240195622965351698916





7373352094497087





9094717874244202451





64944316162614979366





9138562545732394391





759326255418470863





15733997200153798





2552195986911011249





836137373031613





0795527147755174959





3238845274531387





841626128961403774





127006956615354





5720373474480668720





052954307064550938





229213935683202914





732225216104366643201892





8532547758507251





0921082268959975775630





9148688649548109




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number of vacancies
vacancy rate

Source: SQM research.com.au

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Rental Vacancies

The Rental Vacancies component is based on all monitored and unique online listings for the period of a calendar month. The series starts off in January 2005.

All listings are taken from online monitoring of major listings sites. Only those properties with unique addresses or a unique listing id are used. Those advertisements with no addresses are excluded from the series. Any addresses repeated between sites are de-duped.

Only those listings that have been advertised for three weeks or more (and are still currently advertised as at the time of collation) are used.

Established Dwellings

We use the 2001, 2006 and 2011 No. of total established Dwellings (as a base) by postcode as determined by the ABS census. SQM now has estimates of total dwellings up to present time using a combination of ABS construction data and BCI data.

Some have argued that using online real estate listings cannot be done because of advertising of false listings and properties that are only advertised for a fleeting moment as they are taken up immediately. We have addressed those issues.

We have left out those ads without a unique property id and have also taken into account a whole month's worth of listings which automatically adjusts for those ads withdrawn quickly.