Input Dataset

Building Approvals Publication


The monthly Building Approvals (BAPS) collection collects data relating to residential and non-residential building work above certain value limits that have been approved within the reference month. Data from this collection is an important leading economic indicator of future building activity. It also provides the sampling framework for the quarterly Building Activity Survey, which is a major contributor to the quarterly National Accounts estimates.

Dataset Purpose

Building Approval statistics are used extensively by both public and private sector organisations to monitor economic activity, employment and investment.

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