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Data sources

The data on this website is sourced from a range of data sets. These are listed below, along with the SELECT DATA menu tile names which use these data sources. You are encouraged to refer to the source publication where the detailed analysis, data quality information and additional data can be found. 


Data source

Housing spectrum topic

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APRA Monthly Authorised Deposit-taking Institution Statistics

Financial market

Monthly authorised deposit-taking institution statistics

APRA Monthly Banking Statistics

Financial market

Monthly banking statistics (historic, discontinued)

APRA Quarterly authorised deposit-taking institution statistics

Financial market

Non-performing residential property loans

APRA Temporary loan repayment deferrals due to COVID-19

Financial market

Temporary loan repayment deferrals (historic, discontinued)

ATO Taxation Statistics

Household finances 

Capital gains and rent - individuals by postcode

Capital gains from real estate by entity

ABS - Australian National Accounts: Finance and Wealth

Household finances 

National accounts - household balance sheet

National accounts - loan outstandings to households for housing

AIHW - Australia's welfare 2021: Home ownership and housing tenure snapshot

Home ownership

Home ownership by birth cohort

Indigenous home ownership by birth cohort

ABS - Building Activity, Australia

Housing market

Building activity - value of residential work

Building activity - dwelling construction

ABS - Building Approvals, Australia

Housing market

Building approvals - dwellings approved

Building approvals - new residential dwellings

Building approvals - value of buildings

Building approvals - Local Government Area

ABS - Census of Population and Housing: Estimating homelessness


Homeless estimates - personal characteristics

Homeless estimates - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander persons

Homeless estimates - main source of income by operational group

Homeless estimates - personal characteristics by operational group

People in other marginal housing

Homeless estimates - geography

ABS - Census of Population and Housing: Housing

Home ownership

Home ownership by age group

Indigenous home ownership by age group

Centre for Population National Age and Sex Structure


Australian population projections – age and sex

ABS - Consumer Price Index, Australia

Rental market

Change in rental prices - CPI

Housing affordability

Change in household living costs

CoreLogic Home Property Value Index

Housing market

Australian property value

Australian property sales by value

National Housing Finance and Investment Corporation - First Home Loan Deposit Scheme Trends and Insights Report 2021–22

Home ownership

Australian Government home buyer assistance

ABS - General Social Survey, Summary Results, Australia


People without a permanent place to live (2019)

People with experiences of homelessness (2014)

Household finances 

Households financial characteristics (2020)

Financial statistics (2014)

Financial stress (2014)

ABS - Household and Family Projections, Australia, 2016 to 2041


Australian household projections

The Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) Survey: General Release 21 (Waves 1–21), 2022

Housing affordability

Housing costs as a proportion of household disposable income (HILDA)

Low income households in housing stress

Persistence of housing stress, low income households

ABS - Household Income and Wealth, Australia

Household finances 

Household income

Household wealth

Household debt

Wealth distribution - household characteristics

Household wealth measures - housing tenure status

ABS - Housing Occupancy and Costs

Housing affordability

Household mean weekly housing costs 

Housing costs as a proportion of household income (ABS)

Low income rental households in rental stress

Home ownership

Household tenure

Household estimates

IBA - Indigenous home ownership program

Home ownership

Indigenous home ownership program key data

ABS - Lending indicators

Financial market

Lending commitments to households

Lending commitments to first home buyers

ABS - Overseas Migration


Australian migration

AIHW - National Housing Assistance Data Repository: Housing assistance in Australia

Social housing

Dwellings, households and household occupants

Dwellings and income units by Local Government Area

Dwellings by Remoteness Areas

Wait lists

Suitability of social housing size

Household finances 

Financial assistance for housing

AIHW - National Social Housing Survey 2021

Social housing

Tenant satisfaction with services

Housing amenities - tenant ratings

ABS - National, state and territory population

ABS - Population projections, Australia


Australian population

Australian population - age and sex

Australian population projections

OECD Affordable Housing Database (latest year available as at January 2023)

Housing market

Housing stock and construction (OECD)

Housing affordability

Housing prices (OECD)

Home ownership

Household tenure (OECD)

Home ownership (OECD)

Household finances 

Housing costs (OECD)

Social housing

Social rental housing stock (OECD)


Homelessness estimates (OECD)

ABS - Regional Population


Australian population change - Local Government Area

Australian population change - SA2

Australian population change - Remoteness Areas

Reserve Bank of Australia

Financial market

Housing loan interest rates

SGS Economics & Planning - Rental Affordability Index

Rental market

Rental Affordability Index

Rental Affordability Index - postcode

ABS - Selected Living Cost Indexes, Australia

Housing affordability

Change in household living costs

ABS - Total Value of Dwellings

Housing affordability

Residential property transfers - value and volume

ABS - Residential Property Price Indexes: Eight Capital Cities

Housing affordability

Residential property price index - capital cities (historic, discontinued)

AIHW - Specialist Homelessness Services annual report


Homelessness services - client characteristics

Homelessness services - housing outcomes