1367.2 - State and Regional Indicators, Victoria, Dec 2008  
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BUILDING APPROVALS

In September quarter 2008, there were 11,214 new dwelling units approved in Victoria, 445 more than in June quarter 2008, an increase of 4.1%. In the Melbourne Major Statistical Region (MSR) there was an increase of 5.7%, while in the Balance of Victoria MSR there was a decrease of 0.4%. In the Melbourne MSR, the highest number of new dwelling units approved in September quarter 2008 were in the LGAs of Wyndham (906), Whittlesea (762) and Casey (698). Compared to the previous quarter, the largest increase in the number of new dwelling unit approvals was recorded in the LGA of Melbourne (306) followed by the LGAs of Stonnington (263) and Whittlesea (216). The largest decreases were recorded in the LGAs of Frankston (-119), Port Phillip (-117) and Casey (-92).

DWELLING UNIT APPROVALS, By Major Statistical Region



The value of new building approvals for Victoria was $280.8 million higher in September quarter 2008 than in the previous quarter.

VALUE OF ALL BUILDING APPROVALS, By Major Statistical Region




View underlying table as an Excel spreadsheet: 1367.2 Building Approvals, By Local Government Area (file size 76kB).



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