Housing (M10)

This data shows the activity and level of the housing market in New Zealand.
08 April 2022 03:00 p.m.
Next release
16 June 2022 03:00 p.m.
CoreLogic (House sales, HPI, Housing value), Statistics New Zealand
Data files
Housing - M10 (1990-current) (XLSX 16.83 KB)
House sales House price index Total value of housing stock Residential investment (GDP)
Date (Number) (Index) ($m)1 (Real $m)
Previous years:
Dec 2019 26,948 2633 1,188,262 4,184
Dec 2020 35,560 3081 1,385,674 4,536
Mar 2021 27,377 3379 1,512,986 4,274
Jun 2021 25,566 3495 1,591,524 4,402
Sep 2021 19,862 3704 1,663,058 4,178
Dec 2021 23,365 3893 1,763,125 4,508
  1. This data lags by one quarter

The data: coverage, periodicity, and timeliness

Coverage characteristics

The total value of housing, house price index and number of house sales are sourced from CoreLogic.

The value of residential investment is sourced from Statistics New Zealand's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) data.




CoreLogic data is published around four months after the end of the reference quarter.

GDP is published around three months after the end of the reference quarter.

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Revisions are generally published when a table is next due to be updated and released. New or revised data is in bold font.


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Data is sourced from CoreLogic and Statistics New Zealand.

Total value of housing stock

Includes all private sector residential dwellings (detached houses, flats and apartments), lifestyle blocks (with a dwelling), detached houses converted to flats and ‘home and income' properties.

Data is sourced from CoreLogic.

Residential investment

Gross fixed capital formation on residential buildings.

Data is sourced from Statistics New Zealand's Gross Domestic Product publication.

House price index (HPI)

The HPI measures the movement in house prices for local council areas throughout New Zealand, providing an indicator of capital growth and how prices are trending in an area.

Data is sourced from CoreLogic.

Number of house sales

Number of freehold open market sales of residential and lifestyle dwellings.

Data is sourced from the CoreLogic.

Symbols and conventions for summary table

0 Zero or value rounded to zero
- Not applicable
.. Not available
bold Revised/new
italics Provisional
light red background Historical

General notes

  • Individual figures may not sum to the totals due to rounding
  • Percentage changes are calculated on unrounded numbers
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