Residential Vacancy Rates

Postcode 2500

280
210
140
70
015692637419454





87669140070





6130736114897853





5210087016984771





031716561249311243





53882298394





7301725452517312717





621064291168895437016





4320578807170060219





681906257729101858





35106392707852





871899377636158897





281216912934884980954556





1120496700102015





078117712769113385





011384655722816





15162165108361076133478989





420013886697324830205





9240182589300921699





15185108007545





571947621520121468





781325239351931236461





721308422917699359





5415711139952783656





59293076651





711414765619





26032412091164613639420





513026394427325254093





81248096543931974142570




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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.