Building Approvals

  • March 2022

    May 5, 2022

    The number of dwelling approvals fell a seasonally adjusted 18.5% in March, continuing the recent volatility that saw approvals jump 42.0% in February. Market expectations were for a 12.0% fall.
    Approvals were down 35.6% from a year earlier.

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  • February 2022

    March 31, 2022

    The number of dwelling approvals jumped a seasonally adjusted 43.5% in February, which followed a 27.1% slump in the previous month.

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  • January 2022

    March 3, 2022

    The number of dwelling approvals slumped to a seasonally adjusted 27.9% in January 2022,

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  • December 2021

    February 3, 2022

    The number of dwelling approvals rose a seasonally adjusted 8.2% in December.

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  • November 2021

    January 10, 2022

    The number of dwelling approvals rose a seasonally adjusted 3.6% in November 2021, following a 13.6% drop in the previous month.

    Better than expected headline was driven by a 9.7% rise increase in multi-dwelling approvals, while private sector house approvals saw a 1.4% increase.

    In Western Australia, building consents declined by -1.1%, reflecting a 12.1% drop in private sector house approvals.

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  • October 2021

    November 30, 2021

    The number of dwelling approvals fell a seasonally adjusted 12.9% in October.

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