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

Building permits in Australia jumped 10.9 percent from a month earlier to 18,453 units in June of 2017, following a downwardly revised 5.4 percent fall in May. It was the fastest increase in building approvals since July 2016, due to a surge in private sector dwellings excluding houses (20.0 percent from -12.4 percent in May) and a stronger increase in private sector houses (3.4 percent from 1.3 percent). Through the year to June 2017, total dwelling approvals dropped by 2.3 percent. Building Permits in Australia averaged 0.36 percent from 1983 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 32.10 percent in May of 2012 and a record low of -22.90 percent in July of 2012.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-05-30 01:30 AM Apr 4.4% -10.3% 3% 4%
2017-07-03 01:30 AM May -5.6% 4.8% -2% 0.2%
2017-08-02 01:30 AM Jun 10.9% -5.4% 1.5% 1.2%
2017-08-30 01:30 AM Jul 10.9% -2.98%
2017-10-03 12:30 AM Aug 0.79%
2017-11-02 12:30 AM Sep 0.81%


Australia Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Building Permits 10.90 -5.40 32.10 -22.90 percent [+]
New Home Sales 6934.00 7450.00 20768.00 5186.00 [+]
Housing Index 2.20 4.10 6.10 -2.20 percent [+]
Home Ownership Rate 67.00 68.90 71.40 67.00 percent [+]
Construction Output -0.70 0.60 9.20 -18.90 percent [+]
Construction Pmi 60.50 56.00 60.50 29.24 Index Points [+]


Australia Building Permits Notes

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 August of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
10.90 -5.40 32.10 -22.90 1983 - 2017 percent Monthly
Volume, SA



building permits by Country

Last
Australia 10.90 Jun/17
Canada 8062025.00 Jun/17
France 44000.00 Jun/17
Germany 26682.00 May/17
Netherlands 4749.00 May/17
Turkey 93930.00 Mar/17
United States 1223.00 Jul/17