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1362.6 - Regional Statistics, Tasmania, 2007  
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In 2003-04, there were 755 new dwellings approved in the Northern Region, up 27.7% from the 591 approvals in 2002-03. The increase over the period comprised:

  • an increase in the number of new houses approved, up 32.4% from 490 approvals to 649 approvals
  • a decrease in the number of new other residential approvals, down 4.1% from 97 approvals to 93 approvals.

NUMBER OF DWELLINGS APPROVED, Northern Region
New houses
New other residential building
Total dwellings(a)

Local government area
no.
no.
no.

2002-03
Break O’Day
50
-
50
Dorset
27
-
27
Flinders
11
-
11
George Town
24
-
24
Launceston
131
97
232
Meander Valley
101
-
101
Northern Midlands
32
-
32
West Tamar
114
-
114
Total
490
97
591

Tasmania
1,964
164
2,145

2003-04
Break O’Day
63
10
74
Dorset
25
4
29
Flinders
16
-
16
George Town
39
-
39
Launceston
150
63
225
Meander Valley
113
-
113
Northern Midlands
95
2
97
West Tamar
148
14
162
Total
649
93
755

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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