Stats Centre

Welcome to Stats Centre, where you will find data on unemployment, job advertisements, building activity, median house prices, and regional economic news summaries.

Click on each economic indicator for more detailed statistics and analysis.

Economic indicator
(geography)
Latest update
Data
Movement
Unemployment rate
(Geelong SA4)
Annual Average^
to September 2019
5.3%
-0.6pts
(Annual)
Average weekly job advertisements
(Barwon Region)
September 2019
Quarter
44
+4.5%
New online job advertisements
(Geelong and Surf Coast)
September 2019
Quarter
5,055
+3.8%
Domestic building activity
(City of Greater Geelong)
September 2019
Quarter
$241.0m*
-18.7%
New dwelling approvals
(City of Greater Geelong)
September 2019
Quarter
790
-2.1%
Non-domestic building activity**
(City of Greater Geelong)
September 2019
Quarter
$163.7m*
+87.1%
Median house prices
(City of Greater Geelong)
September 2019
Quarter
$567,250
-0.04%

Note: The Geelong SA4 area includes the City of Greater Geelong, Borough of Queenscliffe, Surf Coast Shire and the majority of the Golden Plains Shire.

^Unemployment rate data is based on Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) original data (sourced from survey respondents rather than trend or seasonally adjusted data). The ABS advises that their unemployment rate data be adjusted to a 12-month rolling average to smooth out some of the volatility in the monthly data.

*$ million.

**Figures are as provided to City of Greater Geelong (which may not always include stage breakdowns).


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Page last updated: Wednesday, 6 November 2019

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