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1362.6 - Regional Statistics, Tasmania, 2005  
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Contents >> Housing and construction >> Value of buildings approved >> Greater Hobart-Southern Region

From 2002-03 to 2003-04, the total value of building approvals increased in the Greater Hobart-Southern Region by 44.3%, from $289.5 million to $417.7 million. This increase comprised a:

  • 46.3% increase in the value of new houses approved (from $144.5 million to $211.5 million)
  • 715.2% increase in the value of new other residential buildings approved (from $6.7 million to $54.7 million)
  • 55.6% increase in the value of alterations and additions to residential buildings approved ($36.7 million to $57.1 million)
  • 7.0% decrease in the value of non-residential buildings approved (from $101.6 million to $94.5 million).

VALUE OF BUILDINGS APPROVED, Greater Hobart-Southern Region
New houses
New other
residential building
Alterations/
additions to
residential building(a)
Total residential building
Non- residential building
Total
building

Local government area
$'000
$'000
$'000
$'000
$'000
$'000

2002-03
Brighton
7,721
-
457
8,178
1,589
9,767
Central Highlands
1,109
-
263
1,373
777
2,149
Clarence
35,468
1,999
7,689
45,156
20,015
65,171
Derwent Valley
1,457
-
626
2,084
4,651
6,734
Glamorgan/Spring Bay
6,068
-
572
6,640
3,105
9,745
Glenorchy
15,677
1,400
2,583
19,660
11,626
31,286
Hobart
21,344
2,350
16,471
40,165
32,076
72,241
Huon Valley
8,844
-
1,795
10,639
3,039
13,678
Kingborough
35,549
890
4,373
40,813
16,578
57,391
Sorell
8,344
-
1,230
9,573
7,177
16,750
Southern Midlands
1,114
70
392
1,576
100
1,676
Tasman
1,833
-
226
2,059
893
2,952
Total
144,528
6,709
36,679
187,915
101,625
289,540

Tasmania
247,706
14,231
62,810
324,746
201,475
526,221

2003-04
Brighton
18,386
170
1,709
20,265
930
21,195
Central Highlands
1,734
-
440
2,174
771
2,945
Clarence
55,071
3,287
10,481
68,839
17,580
86,419
Derwent Valley
4,135
-
877
5,012
1,427
6,439
Glamorgan/Spring Bay
6,437
-
1,276
7,713
500
8,213
Glenorchy
22,440
1,380
2,715
26,535
14,992
41,527
Hobart
24,115
48,521
26,469
99,105
41,053
140,158
Huon Valley
14,174
-
2,157
16,331
3,325
19,656
Kingborough
44,969
536
7,560
53,065
10,943
64,008
Sorell
16,475
800
2,509
19,784
1,041
20,825
Southern Midlands
2,389
-
661
3,050
637
3,687
Tasman
1,168
-
206
1,374
1,279
2,653
Total
211,493
54,694
57,060
323,247
94,478
417,725

Tasmania
387,132
71,182
95,572
553,886
187,023
740,909

- nil or rounded to zero
(a) Includes conversions.
Source: ABS data available on request, Building Approvals collection.

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