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(2) For each financial year from 2011-12 to date, what is the number of (a) rateable units, (b) rateable houses, (c) non-rateable units, (d) non-rateable houses and (c) commercial properties.

(3) For each financial year since 2011-12 to date and across the forward estimates, what was the total average unimproved value for (a) units, (b) houses and (c) commercial properties.

Mr Barr: The answer to the member's question is as follows:

(1) With regard to general rates, revenue is set in aggregate taking into account expected growth in overall population.

(a) Rating factors, number and value of properties by threshold are adjusted to achieve the required revenue outcome.

(b) The Government does not forecast growth in rateable properties in determining general rates.

(c) See response to (1)(b).

(2)

(a) See Table 1.

(b) See Table 1.

(c) Data on non-rateable units is not readily available for these periods.

(d) Data on non-rateable houses is not readily available for these periods.

(e) See Table 1.

(3) See Table 2. No values are provided beyond 2017-18 as the Government does not forecast growth in rateable properties in determining general rates.

Table 1: Number of rateable properties from 2011-12 to 2017-18 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 Residential Units 32,430 34,083 36,329 38,906 41,164 44,035 45,796 Houses 104,383 106,574 108,356 109,679 110,499 110,417 111,452 Commercial 5,697 5,731 5,784 5,997 6,018 6,033 6,053 Note: Figures are estimates based on properties in the general rates database and may differ to actual outcomes.

Table 2: Total average unimproved value from 2011-12 to 2017-18 ($m) 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 Residential Units 3,997 4,463 4,903 5,119 5,333 5,543 5,728 Houses 34,285 37,347 39,049 39,605 40,271 41,040 42,987 Commercial 3,770 3,682 3,377 3,335 3,394 3,522 3,540 Note: Figures are estimates based on properties in the general rates database and may differ to actual outcomes.

Average unimproved value for units for all years is as defined in the Rates Act 2004 (R29, 1 September 2016).

Housing—rates (Question No 1017)

Mr Coe asked the Treasurer, upon notice, on 23 February 2018:

(1) What are the number of residential unit dwellings, in each financial year from 2011-12 to date and across the each year of the forward estimates, where the residential


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