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

Building permits in Australia declined by 1.7 percent from a month earlier to 18,299 units in July of 2017, following an upwardly revised 11.7 percent rise in May but better than market consensus of a 5 percent fall. Permits for private sector dwellings excluding houses recorded its softest drop since December 2016 (-6.7 percent from +21.3 percent in June) while no change was registered for private sector houses (from June's +4 percent). Through the year to July 2017, total dwelling approvals dropped by 13.9 percent. Building Permits in Australia averaged 0.35 percent from 1983 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 31.70 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
2017-07-03 01:30 AM Building Permits MoM -5.6% 4.8% -2% 0.2%
2017-08-02 01:30 AM Building Permits MoM 10.9% -5.4% 1.5% 1.2%
2017-08-30 01:30 AM Building Permits MoM -1.7% 11.7% -5% -3%
2017-10-03 12:30 AM Building Permits MoM -1.7% 0.41%
2017-11-02 12:30 AM Building Permits MoM -3.2%
2017-11-30 12:30 AM Building Permits MoM 0.84%


Australia Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Building Permits -1.70 11.70 31.70 -22.20 percent [+]
New Home Sales 6677.00 6934.00 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 9.30 0.90 9.30 -18.90 percent [+]
Construction Pmi 55.30 60.50 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 September of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-1.70 11.70 31.70 -22.20 1983 - 2017 percent Monthly
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building permits by Country

Last
Australia -1.70 Jul/17
Canada 7921561.00 Jul/17
France 44900.00 Jul/17
Germany 26440.00 Jul/17
Netherlands 4574.00 Jun/17
Turkey 199694.00 Jun/17
United States 1300.00 Aug/17