Australia Building Permits  1983-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Building permits in Australia unexpectedly rose 11.7 percent from a month earlier to 21,055 units in November of 2017, after a downwardly revised 0.1 percent fall in the prior month and beating market estimates of a 1 percent drop. Permits for private sector dwellings excluding houses recovered sharply (30.6 percent from -2.7 percent in October). Meantime, permits for private sector houses declined by 2 percent, following a 1.1 percent rise in the prior month. Through the year to November, total dwelling approval jumped by 17.1 percent. Building Permits in Australia averaged 0.39 percent from 1983 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 31.50 percent in May of 2012 and a record low of -22.40 percent in July of 2012.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
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 0.9% 0.6% -0.9% -0.6%
2018-01-09 12:30 AM Building Permits MoM 11.7% -0.1% -1% -1%
2018-02-01 12:30 AM Building Permits MoM 11.7% -2.81%
2018-03-05 12:30 AM Building Permits MoM 0.68%
2018-04-04 01:30 AM Building Permits MoM 1.36%


Australia Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Building Permits 11.70 -0.10 31.50 -22.40 percent [+]
New Home Sales 6841.00 7285.00 20768.00 5186.00 [+]
Housing Index -0.20 1.90 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 52.80 57.50 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 January of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
11.70 -0.10 31.50 -22.40 1983 - 2017 percent Monthly
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building permits by Country
Country Last
Australia 11.70 Nov/17
Canada 7657343.00 Nov/17
France 39100.00 Nov/17
Germany 25982.00 Oct/17
Netherlands 6268.00 Oct/17
Turkey 275864.00 Sep/17
United States 1298.00 Nov/17


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