2009 Planning Portal statistics
I’m sure we can all agree that it’s been a tough year, with the planning sector being hit as hard – if not harder – than most others.
Despite that background, the shift of services to online channels continues apace, as the following table indicates.
I will follow up this post shortly with a full review of the Portal’s activities in 2009 together with our plans for 2010 and beyond.
However, for the time being, here are the headline stats in a nutshell.
|Total number of planning applications submitted via the Portal||144,979||166,965||15.2%|
|% of planning applications submitted online via the Portal||24.5%||33.4%||36.3%|
|Total number of visits to the Portal||5,852,234||6,616,469||13.1%|
|Average number of monthly visitors to the Portal||250,198||299,040||19.5%|
|Average number of monthly visits to the Portal||487,686||551,372||13.1%|