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Building Consents Issued: March 2016
Embargoed until 10:45am  –  29 April 2016
Key facts

In March 2016, building consents were issued for 2,315 new dwellings, comprising:

  • 1,815 houses
  • 334 townhouses, flats, and units
  • 134 retirement village units
  • 32 apartments.

The seasonally adjusted number of new dwellings consented fell 9.8 percent in March 2016, following a rise of 10 percent in the previous month.

Graph, New dwellings consented, monthly, March 2009 to March 2016.

The actual value of building work consented in March 2016 was $1.5 billion. For March 2016 compared with March 2015:

  • residential work was up $96 million (10 percent) to $1.0 billion
  • non-residential work was up $33 million (7.8 percent) to $460 million.

Liz MacPherson, Government Statistician
ISSN 1178-0231
29 April 2016

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