The number of building consents issued for new dwellings in New Zealand rose 0.8 percent month-over-month to a seasonally adjusted 3,076 in August 2019, following a 1.3 percent drop in the previous month. Excluding apartments, flats, and retirement village units, the number of consents for new houses fell 1.5 percent. Building consents were 6.0 percent higher than the same month a year ago. Building Permits in New Zealand averaged 2003.91 from 1995 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 3387 in June of 2004 and a record low of 993 in January of 2009.

Building Permits in New Zealand is expected to be 2800.00 by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Building Permits in New Zealand to stand at 2860.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the New Zealand New Dwellings Building Consents is projected to trend around 3000.00 in 2020, according to our econometric models.

New Zealand New Dwellings Building Consents
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New Zealand Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Building Permits 3076.00 3052.00 3387.00 993.00 [+]
Housing Index 1.30 0.20 6.66 -5.10 percent [+]
Home Ownership Rate 64.80 66.90 73.80 64.80 percent [+]
Construction Output 11.80 15.70 46.20 -27.80 percent [+]

New Zealand New Dwellings Building Consents

In New Zealand, Building Permits are measured by the total value of building permits. This page provides the latest reported value for - New Zealand Building Permits - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. New Zealand New Dwellings Building Consents - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3076.00 3052.00 3387.00 993.00 1995 - 2019 Monthly

Country Last Previous
Australia -1.10 Aug/19
Canada 8964826.00 Aug/19
France 30000.00 Aug/19
Germany 27365.00 Aug/19
Netherlands 2927.00 Aug/19
South Africa 10202315.00 Aug/19
Turkey 9477.00 Jun/19
United States 1387.00 Sep/19