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Residential building approvals

In The Hills Shire there were 3,050 residential buildings approved to be built in the financial year 2016-17 Feb FYTD.

The Hills Shire'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
The Hills ShireNumberAnnual change
Year (ending June 30)HousesOtherTotalHousesOtherTotal
2016-17 Feb FYTD1,0472,0033,050------
2015-161,1551,2452,400+179-696-517
2014-159761,9412,917+74+927+1,001
2013-149021,0141,916+311+358+669
2012-135916561,247+192-503-311
2011-123991,1591,558-88+852+764
2010-11487307794+135+114+249
2009-10352193545+50-37+13
2008-09302230532-109-117-226
2007-08411347758-56+29-27
2006-07467318785+8+95+103
2005-06459223682-169+22-147
2004-05628201829-284-618-902
2003-049128191,731-568+34-534
2002-031,4807852,265-647+235-412

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 2016-17 Feb FYTD, Other dwelling approvals: 2,003 2016-17 Feb FYTD, House approvals: 1,047 2015-16, Other dwelling approvals: 1,245 2015-16, House approvals: 1,155 2014-15, Other dwelling approvals: 1,941 2014-15, House approvals: 976 2013-14, Other dwelling approvals: 1,014 2013-14, House approvals: 902 2012-13, Other dwelling approvals: 656 2012-13, House approvals: 591 2011-12, Other dwelling approvals: 1,159 2011-12, House approvals: 399 2010-11, Other dwelling approvals: 307 2010-11, House approvals: 487 2009-10, Other dwelling approvals: 193 2009-10, House approvals: 352 2008-09, Other dwelling approvals: 230 2008-09, House approvals: 302 2007-08, Other dwelling approvals: 347 2007-08, House approvals: 411 2006-07, Other dwelling approvals: 318 2006-07, House approvals: 467 2005-06, Other dwelling approvals: 223 2005-06, House approvals: 459 2004-05, Other dwelling approvals: 201 2004-05, House approvals: 628 2003-04, Other dwelling approvals: 819 2003-04, House approvals: 912 2002-03, Other dwelling approvals: 785 2002-03, House approvals: 1,480
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Building Approvals, Australia (8731.0). Compiled and presented by .id, the population experts.
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