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September 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 information.


New research published by Deakin University has provided insight into the ongoing transformation of Geelong's economy - check out the Enterprise Geelong website that has a link to the report and other useful resources.

Key Economic Indicators

Economic Indicator
Latest Update Data Movement Status
Monthly Unemployment Rate
(Geelong SA4 - 3 month rolling average)
Source: ABS
August 2014 9.2% +0.8 pts
Average Weekly Job Advertisements
(Barwon Region)
Source: Geelong Advertiser
August 2014 124 +19.2%
New Monthly Online Job Advertisements
(Geelong & Great Ocean Road)
Source: Seek Ltd
August 2014 888 -2.4%
Monthly Domestic Building Activity
(City of Greater Geelong)
Source: City of Greater Geelong
July 2014 403 +3.1%
Monthly New Dwelling Building Approvals
(City of Greater Geelong)
Source: City of Greater Geelong
July 2014 195 +1.6%
Monthly Non-Domestic Building Activity
(City of Greater Geelong)
Source: City of Greater Geelong
July 2014 44 +29.4%
Quarterly Median House Prices
(City of Greater Geelong)
Source: REIV
June Qtr 2014 $416,000 +0.2%
Quarterly ABN Registrations
(City of Greater Geelong)
Source: Australian Business Register
June Qtr 2014 1,046 -9.7%

Note - Unemployment rate data for Geelong, Victoria and Australia is based on ABS original data (sourced from survey respondents rather than trend or seasonally adjusted data).  The unemployment rate data is also adjusted to a three month rolling average to smooth out some of the volatility in the monthly data.

If you have any feedback or questions, please contact Hayley Ince or Alison Steele

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