Australian Property Forum

Residential Vacancy Rates

Postcode 2000

550
413
275
138
457268627161085310





263172301071612





61122919544657307





03729134829045786527928





51578551357625581





481827552041435987078





5938286226503032





34067277240994669





808485526173787236727





783534092947264739





278631377095144150766





79735811627779545737516





55323716846546631122





39303629683388070617





428285846700875411





583625280124793813508





814360878056812700





12255032253849530969





9782955410566054





85766211761368989122





0852762465153851206





3525043546303896835350





350725878902792997506





57624324157101543





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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id and have also taken into account a whole month's worth of listings which automatically adjusts for those ads withdrawn quickly.