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Building Consents Issued: June 2014
Embargoed until 10:45am  –  30 July 2014
Key facts

In June 2014, building consents were issued for:

  • 1,950 new dwellings, including apartments
  • 197 apartments, including 61 retirement village units
  • 1,753 non-apartment dwellings.

The seasonally adjusted number of new dwellings consented, excluding apartments, rose 2.9 percent.

The trend for the number of new dwellings, excluding apartments, is at its highest level since November 2007, and is 88 percent higher than the most-recent low point in March 2011. However, it is still 20 percent below the series peak in September 2003.

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

The unadjusted value of building work consented in June 2014 was $1,262 million. This consisted of:

  • $772 million of residential work
  • $490 million of non-residential work (the second-highest ever value).

Liz MacPherson, Government Statistician
ISSN 1178-0231
30 July 2014

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