Australian Property Forum

Residential Vacancy Rates

Postcode 2000

550
413
275
138
3292735251294071359





31513916106287





9215300405923923956





2240140951563009925269555





91961120841575805395





0295191650259903929





2833663255026961128068





94002321113664966





64388620739191





668215389064014554





69366571642574659





35792358123976480836





83285341603523





133289934946113





12044072233142400





6843184358875126347





8741165838776738





71323510354290533





143261146806578





9122863975211874960





8213493395812618





05271043689





308922890087876543575





430732137754576071895024





90916523937620731979





2129220730016280

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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. In addition we estimate total dwellings for 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2012. We then multiply this by the percentage of renters for each postcode as also provided in the census. 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id and have also taken into account a whole month’s worth of listings which automatically adjusts for those ads withdrawn quickly.