House Building: March Quarter 2012, England

  • Seasonally adjusted house building starts in England stood at 24,140 in the March quarter 2012. This is 11 per cent lower than in the December quarter 2011.
  • Completions (seasonally adjusted) increased, up 6 per cent to 31,010 in the March quarter 2012.
  • Private enterprise housing starts (seasonally adjusted) were 8 per cent lower in the March quarter 2012 than the previous quarter, whilst starts by housing associations were 21 per cent lower.