Residential construction; stock, changes and progress, region, 1988 - 2011

Table description


The statistics on building permits granted provide information on the number of houses to be built.
The statistics on dwellings provide information on the number of houses constructed.
The statistics on the dwelling stock provide information on the dwelling stock by type of dwelling.

Subjects:
Number of dwellings for which building permits have been issued by ownership and client.
Number of houses to be finished. Number of houses finished by ownership, client, type and number of rooms.

Dwelling stock and changes in the dwelling stock.
Stock recreational houses and number of places in special buildings.

Data published by groups of provinces, provinces, COROP-regions, urban regions, metropolitan agglomerations and municipalities.

Data available from: 1988-2011

Status of the figures:
All data in the table are definite.

Changes as of 16 january 2014:
Non, this table has been discontinued after the updates of reporting year 2011.
Since registration year 2012, the figures about changes in the dwelling stock come from a different source. New series have been started to avoid a break in current trends within one table. The relevant figures are published in new tables.
Links to relevant tables and articles can be found in section 3.

When will new figures be published?
This table has been discontinued.

Description topics

Housing accommodation stock on 1 January
The stockfigures are itemized by dwellings, dwelling units,
recreation houses and special residential buildings.
Capacity special residential buildings
Total capacity in special residential buildings on 1 January.
A special residential building is a building intended for permanent habitation by institutional households. Five criteria have to be met:
1 - the building has one fixed address;
2 - the building is intended for permanent habitation;
3 - the building is used by one legal person
4 - the legal person is included in one of the following sectors:
- penitentiaries
- monasteries, etc.
- boarding schools
- health and social welfare (psychiatric hospitals, homes for the elderly,
nursing homes, etc.)
5 - the building is used by the legal person for the permanent lodging
and care of a number of persons.
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Data available from 1 January 1992.
From 1992, data on the number of places available in special residential
buildings have been based on the administrative housing survey with
reference date 1 January 1992 and subsequently on changes reported to
Statistics Netherlands by the municipalities.
Dwellings
Changes due to adding dwellings to and withdrawing dwellings from the stock.
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Includes figures on changes in the dwelling stock, the number of newly
constructed houses by building permits issued and the houses built from 1988 and houses still to be finished from 1991.
Changes dwelling stock
The statistical information on changes in the dwelling stock resulting
from additions to and withdrawals from the dwelling stock.
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The statistical information on the dwelling stock is based on census/
housing survey of 28 February 1971 and an intermediate survey
conducted among municipalities at the end of 1975 and subsequently on changes stock reported to Statistics Netherlands by the municipalities.
From 1992, data on the dwelling stock have been based on the
administrative housing survey with reference date 1 January 1992 and
subsequently on changes reported to Statistics Netherlands by the
municipalities.
Dwelling stock on 1 January
Dwelling stock on 1 January.
Increase
Increase in the dwelling stock.
Increase newly built houses
Total number of new houses added to the dwelling stock.
Other increase
Total number of houses added to the dwelling stock due to division of
residential buildings or conversion of non-residential buildings.
Balance increase
Balance increase in the dwelling stock, i.e. the difference between the
number of houses added to the dwelling stock and the number of houses withdrawn from the dwelling stock.
Administrative corrections
The total number of administrative corrections in the dwelling stock in
the year under review.
Dwelling stock on 31 December
Total number of dwellings on 31 December.
Dwellings building permits issued
The number of dwellings of which a building permit is issued by type of
ownership and principal.
Total building permit issued
Total number of dwellings of which a building permit is issued.
Dwellings not yet finished
The number of new houses of which a building permit was issued but not yet finished at the end of the period. Construction has not yet started or is in progress.
Included are changes effectuated in the period between the issue of the
permit and the actual completion as reported by the municipalities.
Dwelllings completed
Total number of new dwellings completed broken down by the number
of rooms, type of dwelling, ownership and client.
Total completed
Total number of completed dwellings.
Dwelling units
Changes due to adding dwelling units to and withdrawing dwelling units
from the stock.
A dwelling unit is defined as part of a building intended for permanent habitation by a private household and meeting all the criteria which apply to a dwelling with the exception of criterium 4: the unit needs to have a toilet and a kitchen fit for the preparation of complete meals. Shared toilet and kitchen facilities are required instead.
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Until 1992, dwelling units in homes for the elderly, etc. were also
included. From 1992, these units are included in the category 'special
residential buildings'.
From 1992, data on the dwelling units stock have been based on the administrative housing survey with reference date 1 January 1992 and subsequently on changes reported to Statistics Netherlands by the municipalities.
Dwelling units stock on 1 January
Total number of dwelling units on 1 January.
Stock dwelling units on 31 December
Total number of dwelling units on 31 December.
Recreation houses
Changes due to adding recreation houses to and withdrawing recreation houses from the stock.
A recreation house meets all the requirements of normal dwellings but is also used for holiday purposes or situated in a recreation resort.
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Data available from 1 January 1992.
From 1992, data on the stock of recreation houses have been based on the administrative housing survey with reference date 1 January 1992 and subsequently on changes reported to Statistics Netherlands by the municipalities.
Recreation houses stock 1 January
Total number of recreation houses on 1 January.
A recreation house meets all the requirements of normal dwellings but is also used for holiday purposes or situated in a recreation resort.
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Data available from 1 January 1992.
From 1992, data on the stock of recreation houses have been based on the administrative housing survey with reference date 1 January 1992 and subsequently on changes reported to Statistics Netherlands by the municipalities.
Recreation houses stock 31 December.
Total number of recreation houses on 31 December.