Building permits in New Zealand, June, 2020
The data series span the period from April 1965 to June 2020.
During that time, the average value for New Zealand was
1967 building permits with a minumum of 812 building permits
in January 2009 and a maximum of 4081 building permits in October 1973.
The latest number is 3477, a change of -2.39% from the previous data point of
3562 building permits and a change of 20.44% from a year ago when the level was
2887 building permits.
The number of building permits is considered a leading macroeconomic indicator as it typically grows a few months ahead of an economic expansion and declines a few months before an economic slowdown.
See more information about that indicator on our Building permits page
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
Measure: building permits
Source: Statistics of New Zealand
Definition: Building permits are authorizations granted by a government or another regulatory body before the construction of a new building can legally occur.