Residential Vacancy Rates

Postcode 2000

750
563
375
188
985269391849371435





61282113396640





560191738508893873





641204357462139





418684055067297589





995311010036202835965





334139863822912190186





54462652660404628





0647656602930883482





7605495984749514846984





1386307426886263





003013342783494268340





71229922769222145923





031825236522467958





05723857599943





383949141453203





20713993382998111975





22122423733058370055





0812052240272783623605





9358254650788317995





3202420105552881842





929424482845589





26572511339700168586





0334228425073736598





342141987658508447169





1232963957795259





7572057833101556348328





161925446459736830396





29383270576875



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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

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.