Table 4.4 : BUILDINGS AUTHORISED FOR CONSTRUCTION AND COMPLETED             
BY NUMBER AND FLOOR AREA IN MALE' 2006 - 2011  
                   
Type 2002 2003 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011  
Authorized Buildings                
No. of Dwellings 452 619 593 506 504 485 436 322  
Floor Area (in sqm) 180,738 209,615 360,447   320,813 408,901 309,647 224,560 236,159  
Residential 116,200 131,252 253,945   235,433 229,276 235,860 176,826 191,884  
Non- residential 64,538 78,363 106,502      85,380 179,625 73,787 47,734 44,274  
Completed Buildings                  
No of Dwellings 264 175 153           153 167 175 176 78  
Floor Area (in sqm) 52,895 56,461 58,725      38,212 59,939 51,986 51,725 45,122  
Residential 33,635 36,662 22,526      16,811 21,444 26,411 27,027 22,251  
Non- residential 19,260 19,799 36,199      21,401 38,495 25,575 24,698 22,871  
Source: Male' City Council Idharaa, Building Approval Section