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Appendix 8 Statistical Compendium: Table 6 Planning Permission Granted for Dwellings in the Countryside 1979 - 1992

District Approvals inside strict control areas (a) Approvals outside strict control areas All approvals in the countryside (b)
Antrim 600 (62%) 1154 (80%) 1754 (73%)
Ards 930 (54%) 771 (70%) 1701 (60%)
Armagh 394 (70%) 2491 (87%) 2885 (85%)
Ballymena 582 (71%) 1402 (86%) 1984 (81%)
Ballymoney 118 (69%) 869 (87%) 987 (85%)
Banbridge 608 (67%) 1246 (90%) 1854 (80%)
Belfast 41 (65%) 8 (67%) 49 (65%)
Carrickfergus 166 (64%) 103 (68%) 269 (65%)
Castlereagh 406 (62%) 30 (88%) 436 (63%)
Coleraine 369 (65%) 806 (86%) 1175 (78%)
Cookstown 214 (75%) 1460 (89%) 1674 (87%)
Craigavon 823 (67%) 1078 (84%) 1901 (76%)
Derry 208 (58%) 627 (75%) 835 (70%)
Down 848 (63%) 2123 (81%) 2971 (75%)
Dungannon 414 (70%) 1738 (91%) 2152 (86%)
Fermanagh 393 (79%) 2801 (91%) 3194 (89%)
Larne 364 (64%) 522 (76%) 886 (70%)
Limavady 243 (66%) 935 (83%) 1178 (79%)
Lisburn 1771 (56%) 1233 (76%) 3004 (63%)
Magherafelt 235 (80%) 1496 (85%) 1731 (84%)
Moyle 172 (70%) 330 (92%) 502 (83%)
Newry & Mourne 1612 (71%) 2345 (92%) 3957 (82%)
Newtownabbey 617 (69%) 253 (83%) 870 (72%)
North Down 203 (55%) 22 (85%) 225 (57%)
Omagh 297 (76%) 1884 (90%) 2182 (88%)
Strabane 168 (73%) 1038 (89%) 1206 (86%)
Total 12,796 (65%) 28,765 (85%) 41,561 (78%)
Definition: (a) Green Belts, Policy Areas and Areas of Special Control; (b) All of Northern Ireland outside towns, villages and small settlements.
Source: Planning Service records.
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