Australian Bureau of Statistics

Rate the ABS website
ABS Home > Statistics > By Catalogue Number
ABS @ Facebook ABS @ Twitter ABS RSS ABS Email notification service
1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2008  
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 11/10/2005  Ceased
   Page tools: Print Print Page Print all pages in this productPrint All RSS Feed RSS Bookmark and Share Search this Product  
Contents >> Housing and Construction >> Number of dwelling units approved

Building activity, as measured by the number of dwelling unit approvals, is often used as one of the main indicators of the economic health of the state.

In 2003-04 there were 3,141 dwelling units approved in Tasmania. This was an increase of 65.9% on the 1999-2000 figure of 1,893. Of the dwelling units approved in 2003-04, some 2,687 (85.5%) were new houses, 387 (12.3%) were new residential buildings other than houses, and 67 (2.1%) were other dwelling units.

DWELLING UNIT APPROVALS, Tasmania

1999-2000
2000-01
2001-02
2002-03
2003-04

no.
no.
no.
no.
no.

New houses
1,608
1,108
1,879
1,964
2,687
New other residential buildings(a)
230
80
141
164
387
Other dwelling units created (conversions etc.)(b)
55
10
13
17
67
Total dwelling units
1,893
1,198
2,033
2,145
3,141

(a) New individual dwelling units (e.g. flats, home units and villa units).
(b) From alterations and additions to residential building, new or alteration work on non-residential building or conversion of non-residential building to residential building.
Source: Building Approvals, Australia - Time Series Spreadsheet (cat. no. 8731.0, table 10F).


Previous PageNext Page


Bookmark and Share. Opens in a new window


Commonwealth of Australia 2014

Unless otherwise noted, content on this website is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 Australia Licence together with any terms, conditions and exclusions as set out in the website Copyright notice. For permission to do anything beyond the scope of this licence and copyright terms contact us.