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Monthly Commencement Data for April 2023 published

The Department of Housing has published its monthly data on the number of Commencements Notices (residential construction starts) for April 2023.

The figures for April show a 10% increase on the same month last year. 

The strong uptick in commencements in Q4 2022 has continued into 2023, with commencements from January to April at 9,928, this is the highest level of commencements for this period since records began in 2015 and some 6% higher than the same period in 2022 (9,343). 

The full data set can be accessed at