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New Dwelling Completions

Quarter 2 2019

 Number of new dwelling completions
 SingleSchemeApartmentTotals
Quarter 2 20181,1502,7634874,400
Quarter 2 20191,3282,8347584,920
 % change15.5%2.6%55.6%11.8%

Number of new dwelling completions up 11.8% in Q2 2019

New Dwelling Completions 2019 Q2 FIG 1
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There were 4,920 new dwelling completions in Q2 2019. This compares with 4,400 completions for Q2 2018, an increase of 11.8%. 

In the first half of 2019 there were 9,185 new dwelling completions. This is a 16.8% increase on the same period of 2018, 7,867 completions. 

The Q2 data for 2019 also shows that:

  • The number of scheme dwellings completed rose slightly, from 2,763 to 2,834, an increase of 2.6%, between Q2 2018 and Q2 2019;
  • Single dwellings increased by 15.5% between Q1 2018 and Q1 2019, from 1,150 to 1,328;
  • There was a 55.6% increase in apartments completed in Q2 2019 compared with Q2 2018, rising from 487 to 758;
  • Of all new dwelling completions in Q2 2019, scheme dwellings make up 57.6%, while 27.0% were single dwellings and 15.4% were apartments. See Table 1.