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New Dwelling Completions

Quarter 4 2018

 Number of new dwelling completions
 SingleSchemeApartmentTotals
20174,2647,9162,22714,407
20184,69911,0012,37218,072
% change10.2%39.0%6.5%25.4%
     
Quarter 4 20171,2272,6946464,567
Quarter 4 20181,3653,3727855,522
 % change11.2%25.2%21.5%20.9%

Number of new dwelling completions up 20.9% in Q4 2018

Figure 1: New dwelling completions by type of dwelling, 2016 - 2018
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There were 5,522 new dwelling completions in Q4 2018, compared with 4,567 completions in Q4 2017, an increase of 20.9%. This brings the total number of new dwelling completions in 2018 to 18,072, an increase of 25.4% to the 14,407 built in 2017.

The Q4 data for 2018 also shows that:

  • The number of scheme dwellings rose from 2,694 to 3,372, an increase of 25.2%, between Q4 2017 and Q4 2018.
  • Single dwellings increased by 11.2% between Q4 2017 and Q4 2018, from 1,227 to 1,365.
  • There were 785 new apartments completed in Q4 2018, an increase of 21.5% on Q4 2017.
  • Scheme dwellings made up 61.1% of all new dwelling completions in Q4 2018 while 24.7% were single dwellings and 14.2% were apartments. See Table 1.