Australian Property Forum

Residential Vacancy Rates

Postcode 2000

550
413
275
138
2202652301418784619770





2951830817144651181





71402685650056350





63891124901541262241





316185135175857





61138836276670957





7643167258120279





0047626976225064330





04158654732399





251655043249877493261





08535433449660





6316570855638791





479826976499842683





37733936373367883807654





7652806071303430





932714346130





41361943334886975061





92364506010502





5006236244709362





9082249557327148381394





4602027958588315190





9532638471455965820





272864667554873513





7382714852133413548





577155405363000613981





89945259807943125752





9927229101857468840





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number of vacancies
vacancy rate

Source: SQM research.com.au

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Please click here for terminology.

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

For years 2001, 2006 and 2011 we use the number of total established Dwellings (as a base) by postcode as determined by the ABS census, and multiply this by the percentage of renters for each postcode also provided in the census. With the 2016 census update we have used the number of renters as counted plus a proportion of renters multiplied by occupant not stated nor applicable. Years and months in between census points are interpolated. This provides an estimated available total stock for rent.

The numerator is then divided into the denominator, which provides a vacancy rate percentage.

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 an advertised address or unique property id and have also taken into account a whole month’s worth of listings which automatically adjusts for those ads withdrawn quickly.