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New Dwelling Completions

Quarter 3 2019

        
 Number of new dwelling completions   
 SingleSchemeApartmentTotals   
Quarter 3 20181,2082,8395984,645   
Quarter 3 20191,2733,3111,0835,667   
 % change5.4%16.6%81.1%22.0%   

Number of apartment completions up 81.1% in Q3 2019

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There were 5,667 new dwelling completions in Q3 2019. This compares with 4,645 completions for Q3 2018, an increase of 22.0%. 

There is an 81.1% increase in apartments completed in Q3 2019, compared with the same quarter in 2018, rising from 598 to 1,083. Apartments are now almost at the level of single dwelling completions.

The Q3 data for 2019 also shows that:

  • The number of scheme dwelling completions has risen from 2,839 in Q3 2018 to 3,311 in Q3 2019, an increase of 16.6%;
  • Single dwellings increased by 5.4% between Q3 2018 and Q3 2019, from 1,208 to 1,273;
  • Of all new dwelling completions in Q3 2019, scheme dwellings make up 58.4%, while 22.5% were single and 19.1% were apartments;
  • In the first three-quarters of 2019 there were 14,764 new dwelling completions. This is a 18.0% increase on the same period of 2018, 12,510 completions. See Table 1.