Capital city home prices rose an average of 2.0% in the June Quarter, Australian Bureau of Statistics figures show.

The increase lifts the total value of the housing stock by $138 billion in the quarter to $6.045 trillion and by just over $1 trillion since the first quarter of 2014.

The average price of Australia’s 9.7 million dwellings is now $623,000, up from $604,700 a year ago.

In the past year, Sydney values rose on average 3.6%; Melbourne was up 8.2%; Brisbane rose 4.3%; Adelaide increased 3.5%; Perth was down 4.8%; Hobart was up 4.9%; Darwin fell 6.5%; and Canberra was up 6.0%.