Residential Vacancy Rates

Postcode 2000

770
578
385
193
6782525019172502132





885114904619916613622





323167923559578225380





942118909592284208206124





19411744657178959





730713931254929949





68430443828518800082





154318923032645





09348808952462873405





0455383843620694480





623760419994873386620





98432537407823975





02088623474120





7939732489334115630





49223763765210440





3309574245445308





2591727057087187609





176420063355443345758





0523096342643666980





73832444378412190





5542640922519179916





82139802627402932807





6255197822925749





7570279943353243253106





805144444106720175013





85782160471727627156





312033105391744





7212669726993153





0853525659686720




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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.