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Building Consents Issued: November 2016
Embargoed until 10:45am  –  19 January 2017
Key facts

In November 2016, building consents were issued for 2,973 new dwellings:

  • 1,886 houses
  • 507 townhouses, flats, and units
  • 375 apartments
  • 205 retirement village units.

The seasonally adjusted number of new dwellings consented fell 9.2 percent in November 2016 compared with October 2016. This followed a 2.0 percent rise in October. The trend is showing signs of decreasing after reaching a 12-year high in mid-2016.

In the year ended November 2016, 30,303 new dwellings were consented – up 13 percent from the November 2015 year.

Including alterations, the value of building work consented in the November 2016 month was $1.6 billion, comprising $1.2 billion of residential work and $411 million of non-residential work.

Liz MacPherson, Government Statistician
ISSN 1178-0231
19 January 2017

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