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Residential building approvals

In the City of Whittlesea there were 436 residential buildings approved to be built in the financial year 2017-18 Aug FYTD.

The City of Whittlesea'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
City of WhittleseaNumberAnnual change
Year (ending June 30)HousesOtherTotalHousesOtherTotal
2017-18 Aug FYTD318118436------
2016-171,8915172,408-358-87-445
2015-162,2496042,853-457-262-719
2014-152,7068663,572+544+374+918
2013-142,1624922,654-209-183-392
2012-132,3716753,046-369+155-214
2011-122,7405203,260-517-20-537
2010-113,2575403,797-274+237-37
2009-103,5313033,834+1,107-91+1,016
2008-092,4243942,818+417+309+726
2007-082,007852,092+466-170+296
2006-071,5412551,796+422+53+475
2005-061,1192021,321+390+178+568
2004-0572924753-27-62-89
2003-0475686842-50+46-4
2002-0380640846+88-9+79

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 2017-18 Aug FYTD, Other dwelling approvals: 118 2017-18 Aug FYTD, House approvals: 318 2016-17, Other dwelling approvals: 517 2016-17, House approvals: 1,891 2015-16, Other dwelling approvals: 604 2015-16, House approvals: 2,249 2014-15, Other dwelling approvals: 866 2014-15, House approvals: 2,706 2013-14, Other dwelling approvals: 492 2013-14, House approvals: 2,162 2012-13, Other dwelling approvals: 675 2012-13, House approvals: 2,371 2011-12, Other dwelling approvals: 520 2011-12, House approvals: 2,740 2010-11, Other dwelling approvals: 540 2010-11, House approvals: 3,257 2009-10, Other dwelling approvals: 303 2009-10, House approvals: 3,531 2008-09, Other dwelling approvals: 394 2008-09, House approvals: 2,424 2007-08, Other dwelling approvals: 85 2007-08, House approvals: 2,007 2006-07, Other dwelling approvals: 255 2006-07, House approvals: 1,541 2005-06, Other dwelling approvals: 202 2005-06, House approvals: 1,119 2004-05, Other dwelling approvals: 24 2004-05, House approvals: 729 2003-04, Other dwelling approvals: 86 2003-04, House approvals: 756 2002-03, Other dwelling approvals: 40 2002-03, House approvals: 806
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Building Approvals, Australia (8731.0). Compiled and presented by .id, the population experts.
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