1362.6 - Regional Statistics, Tasmania, 2007  
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In 2003-04, there were 1,741 new dwellings approved in the Greater Hobart-Southern Region, an increase of 43.2% from 1,216 approvals in 2002-03. The increase over the period comprised:

  • an increase in the number of new houses approved, up 29.6% from 1,150 approvals to 1,490 approvals
  • an increase in the number of new other residential building approvals, up 243.1% from 58 approvals to 199 approvals.

NUMBER OF DWELLINGS APPROVED, Greater Hobart-Southern Region
New houses
New other residential building
Total dwellings(a)

Local government area
no.
no.
no.

2002-03
Brighton
66
-
66
Central Highlands
18
-
18
Clarence
239
16
255
Derwent Valley
12
-
12
Glamorgan/Spring Bay
58
-
58
Glenorchy
124
8
134
Hobart
135
21
160
Huon Valley
82
-
84
Kingborough
297
11
308
Sorell
83
-
83
Southern Midlands
11
2
13
Tasman
25
-
25
Total
1,150
58
1,216

Tasmania
1,964
164
2,145

2003-04
Brighton
145
2
147
Central Highlands
29
-
29
Clarence
314
30
345
Derwent Valley
35
-
36
Glamorgan/Spring Bay
56
-
56
Glenorchy
167
16
183
Hobart
134
137
318
Huon Valley
130
-
133
Kingborough
302
6
308
Sorell
140
8
148
Southern Midlands
23
-
23
Tasman
15
-
15
Total
1,490
199
1,741

Tasmania
2,687
387
3,141

- nil or rounded to zero
(a) Includes conversions and dwellings units approved as part of alterations and additions or the construction of non-residential buildings.
Source: Building Approvals, Australia, Statistical Local Areas, Tasmania (cat. no. 8731.0).

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