Housing Activity

Department/Agency

Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government

Key information

House completions by housing sector, new houses completed by type, new house guarantee registrations, housing commencement data, availability of undeveloped housing zoned serviced land, and statistics on social and affordable housing. Most statistics are broken down by county or by local authority.

Source

Local authority administrative records and the number of ESB domestic connections.

Scope

Local authority house completions do not include second-hand houses acquired by them. New units acquired for local authority rental purposes are included. Voluntary and co-operative housing consists of housing provided under the capital loan and subsidy and capital assistance schemes.

Frequency

Monthly

Reference period

Calendar month, calendar quarter and year

Start date

2002 (monthly data), 1970 (quarterly and annual data)

Timeliness

Typically 1 month after the end of the reference month or 3 months after the end of the reference quarter

Classifications

  • County or City
    The 34 administrative counties.
  • Local authority
    All county, borough and town councils.
  • Housing sector
    Social housing (Local authority houses; Voluntary and co-operative houses); Private houses.
  • House type
    Individual house; Scheme house; Apartment.

Theme

Business Sectors - Construction

Page Created

2007-12-01

Page Modified

2017-09-11

Keywords

affordable apartment authority borough co-operative commencement completions construction co-operative dwelling dwellings house houses housing land local registrations undeveloped voluntary zoned