Australian Property Forum

Residential Vacancy Rates

Postcode 2000

550
413
275
138
23725301345119





5716848966410226518638





369153169505063294





916492925246821219





79419860151092258824





416189257099668





0538291729615305523





17459612334894





4741937569419034973





4856385084412704995





05683564207440729366338





413607079984695378





92698056981122626





23213152186647





802985961755619581427





9533093342583463





2411174824956070908





41325929985846779751





32723180795484860821





15442898171520344580950





1506298911054375550916281





022289142342908936





265720760772735307





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number of vacancies
vacancy rate

Source: SQM research.com.au

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Please click here for terminology.

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id and have also taken into account a whole month's worth of listings which automatically adjusts for those ads withdrawn quickly.