The construction industry builds, alters, and repairs residential and non-residential buildings. The Building Consents Issued data includes the number, floor area, and value of new dwellings, and the floor area and value of non-residential buildings. The data is gathered from territorial authorities that issue building consents. The Building Work Put in Place data estimates the actual dollar value of building work done on residential and non-residential buildings. Information is gathered in a survey of construction work for which a building consent has been issued.
Building Consents Issued
This monthly release contains statistics on the number and value of residential dwellings, and the value of non-residential buildings by region and building type.
Value of Building Work Put in Place
This quarterly release estimates the actual dollar value of work put in place on construction jobs within New Zealand.
Estimate of New Dwelling Units
This release is now discontinued. It gave an early indication of the number of building consents issued in a particular month.
Building Consents time series data is available on Infoshare under 'Industry sectors' then 'Building Consents'. Value of Building Work time series data is available on Infoshare under 'Industry sectors' then 'Building Activity Survey'.
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