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Residential building approvals

In Brisbane LGA there were 7,172 residential buildings approved to be built in the financial year 2012-13.

Brisbane LGA's building approvals are used as a leading indicator of the general level of residential development, economic activity, employment and investment. Residential building activity depends on many factors that vary with the state of the economy including interest rates, availability of mortgage funds, government spending, and business investment.  Large financial changes or shocks, such as the Global Financial Crisis of 2008/09 can be observed in the data.  However, the number of building approvals can fluctuate substantially from year to year simply as a result of the short-term nature of many construction projects, and the cyclical nature of the industry.

Residential building approvals
Brisbane LGANumberAnnual change
Year (ending June 30)HousesOtherTotalHousesOtherTotal
2012-132,2414,9317,172-61+376+315
2011-122,3024,5556,857+134+456+590
2010-112,1684,0996,267-960-649-1,609
2009-103,1284,7487,876+829+1,901+2,730
2008-092,2992,8475,146-1,732-1,428-3,160
2007-084,0314,2758,306+136+1,176+1,312
2006-073,8953,0996,994+66-1,221-1,155
2005-063,8294,3208,149+456-552-96
2004-053,3734,8728,245-980-91-1,071
2003-044,3534,9639,316-57+111+54
2002-034,4104,8529,262-582+666+84

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Building Approvals, Australia (8731.0). Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id , the population experts

Residential building approvals
Residential building approvals 2012-13, Other dwelling approvals: 4,931 2012-13, House approvals: 2,241 2011-12, Other dwelling approvals: 4,555 2011-12, House approvals: 2,302 2010-11, Other dwelling approvals: 4,099 2010-11, House approvals: 2,168 2009-10, Other dwelling approvals: 4,748 2009-10, House approvals: 3,128 2008-09, Other dwelling approvals: 2,847 2008-09, House approvals: 2,299 2007-08, Other dwelling approvals: 4,275 2007-08, House approvals: 4,031 2006-07, Other dwelling approvals: 3,099 2006-07, House approvals: 3,895 2005-06, Other dwelling approvals: 4,320 2005-06, House approvals: 3,829 2004-05, Other dwelling approvals: 4,872 2004-05, House approvals: 3,373 2003-04, Other dwelling approvals: 4,963 2003-04, House approvals: 4,353 2002-03, Other dwelling approvals: 4,852 2002-03, House approvals: 4,410
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Building Approvals, Australia (8731.0). Compiled and presented by .id, the population experts.
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