Just over 18,000 new dwellings completed in Ireland last year

Just over 18,000 new dwellings completed in Ireland last year

There were 5,522 new dwelling completions in Q4 2018, according to the latest figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO).

This 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.

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