In December quarter 2007, the total number of new dwelling units approved in Victoria was 10,986. This was 226 fewer than in the September quarter 2007, or a decrease of 2.0%. Over the same period, the number of new dwelling units approved in Melbourne MSR decreased by 0.3%, while in the Balance of Victoria MSR the decrease was 7.0%. In the Melbourne MSR, the highest number of new dwelling units approved in the December 2007 quarter were in Melbourne (790), Wyndham (721) and Melton (595). For the year ended December quarter 2007, the biggest increases in new dwelling unit approvals were in Melbourne (555), Melton (178) and Whittlesea (165) and the largest decreases were in Yarra (-160), Port Philip (-155) and Frankston (-85).
The value of new building approvals for Victoria was $1,202.5 million higher in December quarter 2007 than in the previous quarter.
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