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Residential building approvals

In the City of Yarra there were 691 residential buildings approved to be built in the financial year 2017-18 Aug FYTD.

The City of Yarra'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 YarraNumberAnnual change
Year (ending June 30)HousesOtherTotalHousesOtherTotal
2017-18 Aug FYTD10681691------
2016-17631,1831,246+9+451+460
2015-1654732786-59-532-591
2014-151131,2641,377+27-313-286
2013-14861,5771,663+6+796+802
2012-1380781861+31-549-518
2011-12491,3301,379-39-89-128
2010-11881,4191,507+11+502+513
2009-1077917994+14+425+439
2008-0963492555-69+331+262
2007-08132161293+56-112-56
2006-0776273349+8+58+66
2005-0668215283-17-80-97
2004-0585295380+12-270-258
2003-0473565638-9+184+175
2002-0382381463-3+49+46

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: 681 2017-18 Aug FYTD, House approvals: 10 2016-17, Other dwelling approvals: 1,183 2016-17, House approvals: 63 2015-16, Other dwelling approvals: 732 2015-16, House approvals: 54 2014-15, Other dwelling approvals: 1,264 2014-15, House approvals: 113 2013-14, Other dwelling approvals: 1,577 2013-14, House approvals: 86 2012-13, Other dwelling approvals: 781 2012-13, House approvals: 80 2011-12, Other dwelling approvals: 1,330 2011-12, House approvals: 49 2010-11, Other dwelling approvals: 1,419 2010-11, House approvals: 88 2009-10, Other dwelling approvals: 917 2009-10, House approvals: 77 2008-09, Other dwelling approvals: 492 2008-09, House approvals: 63 2007-08, Other dwelling approvals: 161 2007-08, House approvals: 132 2006-07, Other dwelling approvals: 273 2006-07, House approvals: 76 2005-06, Other dwelling approvals: 215 2005-06, House approvals: 68 2004-05, Other dwelling approvals: 295 2004-05, House approvals: 85 2003-04, Other dwelling approvals: 565 2003-04, House approvals: 73 2002-03, Other dwelling approvals: 381 2002-03, House approvals: 82
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Building Approvals, Australia (8731.0). Compiled and presented by .id, the population experts.
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