In June quarter 2007, the total number of new dwelling units approved in Victoria was 9,754. This was 1,112 more than in the March quarter 2007, or an increase of 12.9%. Over the same period, the number of new dwelling units approved in Melbourne MSR increased by 13.6%, while in the Balance of Victoria MSR the increase was 11.0%. The three LGAs with the highest number of new dwelling units approved in the June 2007 quarter were Wyndham (678), Casey (601) and Melbourne (521). From June quarter 2006 to June quarter 2007 the biggest increase in new dwelling unit approvals was in Melbourne (339), Moreland (140) and Kingston (89) and the largest decrease was in Maribyrnong (-133), Boroondara (-127) and Greater Geelong (-97).
DWELLING UNIT APPROVALS
The value of new building approvals for Victoria was $293.4 million lower in June quarter 2007 than in the previous quarter.
VALUE OF ALL BUILDING APPROVALS
View underlying table as an Excel spreadsheet (zipped): 1367.2 Table 3 Building Approvals, By Local Government Area