Northern Ireland Planning Service

Planning Statistics

These statistics cover the Development Management process in Northern Ireland and the Department of the Environment's performance against Public Service Agreement (PSA) and Business Plan targets.
The Department of the Environment is committed to implementing best practice for the provision of statistical information to the public, elected representatives, planning agents, developers and research bodies.
Our Aim is to provide a high quality service in support of evidence-based decision making through:
  • Provision of relevant, timely and accurate information on the planning process in Northern Ireland
  • Objective statistical analyses
  • Monitoring the performance of planning functions in relation to Public Service Agreement Targets (PSA) and Business Plan Targets
  • Publication/dissemination of reports, bulletins etc.
Development management statistics are Official Statistics produced in accordance with the 'Framework for National Statistics' and complying with the principles embodied in the 'National Statistics Code of Practice'.

Development Management Publications

Data Extracts

Regional Statistics

Statements of Compliance