Australian Property Forum

Residential Vacancy Rates

Postcode 2000

550
413
275
138
119274075194193





1721976981106882





971458643553687543991





95159666654306221





861650953275445





979115492728991959





52530405346294824000





0549849362131297074946593





334225642141636





6385794339943314339





33633484690





6311428077367303





5932797967372310528289





5133839543363549588660





948266670995442





82773324027938





5920118589687323





201025715450426159





57825059554554006047





395242907212909072





9282515573016948100





6211331749451278079





227260237487598





6925347568756048





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id and have also taken into account a whole month's worth of listings which automatically adjusts for those ads withdrawn quickly.