Stats Centre

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


Click on each Economic Indicator for more detailed statistics and analysis.


Ecomomic Indicator

Latest Update Data Movement Status

Unemployment Rate
(Geelong SA4)

April 2016 6.3% -0.8pts

Average Weekly Job Ads
(Barwon Region)

April 2016 88 +22.2%

New Monthly Online Job Ads
(Geelong and Great Ocean Road)

April 2016 1,045 +0.4%

Monthly Domestic Building Activity
(City of Greater Geelong)

April 2016 $79.2m -5.1%

Monthly New Dwelling Approvals
(City of Greater Geelong)

April 2016 234 -8.9%

Monthly Non-Domestic Building Activity
(City of Greater Geelong)

April 2016 $38.5m +247.6%

Quarterly Median House Prices
(City of Greater Geelong)

March Qtr 2016 $435,000 +2.1%
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.

Fast Facts

Population and Forecast Data

Geelong Economic Profile

Statistics for the Geelong Region

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