New Zealand Building Permits  1995-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The number of building consents issued for new dwellings in New Zealand increased by 10.2 percent month-over-month to a seasonally adjusted 2882 in August of 2017, following an upwardly revised 1.7 percent climb in July. It was the highest growth rate since February. Excluding apartments, flats, and retirement village units, the number of consents for new houses went down 0.8 percent (vs +8.8 percent in July). Compared with the same month of the previous year, building consents jumped 14.4 percent after falling by 2.3 percent in July, booking the fastest expansion pace since March. Building Permits in New Zealand averaged 1925.14 from 1995 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 3469 in June of 2004 and a record low of 990 in January of 2009.

New Zealand Building Permits
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-07-30 10:45 PM Building Permits MoM -1.0% 6.9% -2.4%
2017-08-29 10:45 PM Building Permits MoM -0.7% -1.3%
2017-09-28 09:45 PM Building Permits MoM 10.2% 1.7% 1.5%
2017-10-30 09:45 PM Building Permits MoM 10.2% -3.2%
2017-12-05 09:45 PM Building Permits MoM

New Zealand Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Building Permits 2822.00 2616.00 3469.00 990.00 [+]
Housing Index -0.20 0.10 6.66 -5.10 percent [+]
Construction Output 4.90 10.90 46.20 -27.80 percent [+]
Home Ownership Rate 64.80 66.90 73.80 64.80 percent [+]

New Zealand Building Permits

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 Building Permits - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2822.00 2616.00 3469.00 990.00 1995 - 2017 Monthly

building permits by Country

Australia 0.40 Aug/17
Canada 7542953.00 Aug/17
France 38900.00 Aug/17
Germany 26943.00 Aug/17
Netherlands 5312.00 Aug/17
Turkey 199694.00 Jun/17
United States 1215.00 Sep/17