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Building Consents Issued: July 2014
Embargoed until 10:45am  –  29 August 2014
Key facts

In July 2014, building consents were issued for:

  • 2,282 new dwellings, including apartments – the highest monthly number since April 2008
  • 373 apartments, including 219 retirement village units
  • 1,909 non-apartment dwellings.

The seasonally adjusted number of new dwellings consented, excluding apartments, fell 2.0 percent.

The trend for the number of new dwellings, excluding apartments, is at its highest level since October 2007, and is 90 percent higher than the most-recent low point in March 2011. However, it is still 19 percent below the series peak in September 2003.

Graph, New dwellings consented, excluding apartments, monthly, June 2007 to July 2014.

The unadjusted value of building work consented in July 2014 was $1,388 million – the highest ever value. This consisted of:

  • $876 million of residential work (the highest ever value)
  • $512 million of non-residential work (the second-highest ever value).

However, these value series are not adjusted for inflation.

Liz MacPherson, Government Statistician
ISSN 1178-0231
29 August 2014

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