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April 2014


Stats Centre

Enterprise Geelong collects localised data on the labour market, building activity, median house prices and new ABN registrations.  Please click on the links below to view more detailed data on our website. 

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Economic Indicators Bulletin 2013


Enterprise Geelong has released the latest edition of the annual Economic Indicators Bulletin.  The Bulletin has been around in different forms since the 1970's and is unique in its focus on localised data.  The Bulletin profiles and monitors the performance of Geelong's Economy with key indicators including: building activity, labour force data, median house prices, GDP estimates and tourism data.  The 2013 edition also includes CityScope: Geelong Investment News.

This is the last printed edition of the Bulletin.  It will move entirely on line to remove delays in releasing the data.  The document is available online at www.enterprisegeelong.com.au and printed copies are available by contacting Enterprise Geelong - info@enterprisegeelong.com.au or 5272 4888

Key Economic Indicators

Economic Indicator
(Geography)
Latest Update Data Movement Status
(Fav./Unfav.)
Monthly Unemployment Rate
(Geelong SA4 - 3 month rolling average)
Source: ABS
March 2014 6.3% +0.5 pts
Average Weekly Job Advertisements
(Barwon Region)
Source: Geelong Advertiser
March 2014 113 -12.4%
New Monthly Online Job Advertisements
(Geelong & Great Ocean Road)
Source: Seek Ltd
March 2014 857 +12.9%
Monthly Domestic Building Activity
(City of Greater Geelong)
Source: City of Greater Geelong
March 2014 412 +2.7%
Monthly New Dwelling Building Approvals
(City of Greater Geelong)
Source: City of Greater Geelong
March 2014 412 +0.5%
Monthly Non-Domestic Building Activity
(City of Greater Geelong)
Source: City of Greater Geelong
March 2014 47 -9.6%
Quarterly Median House Prices
(City of Greater Geelong)
Source: REIV
Jan-Mar Qtr 2014 $415,000 +1.2%
Quarterly ABN Registrations
(City of Greater Geelong)
Source: Australian Business Register
Oct - Jan 2014 882 -4.8%

Note - Unemployment rate data for Geelong, Victoria and Australia is ABS original data (as sourced from survey respondents rather than trend or seasonally adjusted data).  Data from March edition onward has been changed to a three month rolling average to smooth out the volatile monthly data.

If you have any feedback or questions, please contact Hayley Ince hince@enterprisegeelong.com.au.

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