Australia Building Permits  1983-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Building permits in Australia increased by 1.5 percent from a month earlier to 18,849 units in September of 2017, following a 0.4 percent rise in the prior month and beating market consensus of a 1.0 percent decline. Permits for private sector dwellings excluding houses rose by 2.6 percent, while those for private sector houses edged up 0.6 percent (vs -0.8 percent in August). Total dwelling approvals inched up 0.2 percent on from the same month of the previous year. Building Permits in Australia averaged 0.36 percent from 1983 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 31.90 percent in May of 2012 and a record low of -22.20 percent in July of 2012.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-08-30 01:30 AM Building Permits MoM -1.7% 11.7% -5% -3%
2017-10-03 01:30 AM Building Permits MoM 0.4% -1.2% -0.5% -0.4%
2017-11-02 12:30 AM Building Permits MoM 1.5% 0.1% -1% -3.2%
2017-11-30 12:30 AM Building Permits MoM 1.5% 0.84%


Australia Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Building Permits 1.50 0.10 31.90 -22.20 percent [+]
New Home Sales 6841.00 7285.00 20768.00 5186.00 [+]
Housing Index 1.90 2.20 6.10 -2.20 percent [+]
Home Ownership Rate 67.00 68.90 71.40 67.00 percent [+]
Construction Output 15.70 9.80 15.70 -18.90 percent [+]
Construction Pmi 53.20 54.70 60.50 29.24 Index Points [+]


Australia Building Permits

In Australia, Building Permits show the monthly change in the number of total dwelling units approved, including building activity carried out on existing buildings. This page provides the latest reported value for - Australia Building Permits - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Australia Building Permits - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.50 0.10 31.90 -22.20 1983 - 2017 percent Monthly
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building permits by Country
Country Last
Australia 1.50 Sep/17
Canada 7861482.00 Sep/17
France 48300.00 Sep/17
Germany 23178.00 Sep/17
Netherlands 6762.00 Sep/17
Turkey 199694.00 Jun/17
United States 1297.00 Oct/17