Housing - M10

01 February 2018 03:00 p.m.
Next release
15 March 2018 03:00 p.m.
CoreLogic (House sales, HPI, Housing value), Statistics New Zealand
House sales House price index Total value of housing stock Residential investment (GDP)
Date (Number) (Index) ($m) (Real $m)
Previous years:
Sep 2015 30,313 2062 862,341 3,586
Sep 2016 26,257 2322 1,001,785 3,997
Dec 2016 24,986 2333 1,013,840 4,021
Mar 2017 23,358 2349 1,030,945 3,824
Jun 2017 22,760 2375 1,042,827 3,868
Sep 2017 19,189 2399 1,051,599 4,056

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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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 Value rounded to zero
- Zero or 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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