Macarthur Economic Profile - April 2010
However positive signs of growth in the local economy is evident:
a) The number and value of dwelling approvals rose by 6.1 per cent and 3.3 per cent in the December 2009 quarter.
b) The number of people employed in the December quarter rose by 1.2 per cent to 119,588.
c) The rate of unemployment fell by 0.1 percentage point to 7.8 per cent in the December 2009 quarter
d) Median house prices in the September 2009 quarter grew in the Macarthur region in the order of 0.7 per cent to 5.5 per cent.
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