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Floor space of commercialized buildings completed in China: Growth in 2016

Numbers from China National Statistical Office on construction in China has been updated. Building starts climbed negligibly in comparison to the prior year, reaching 77 185.19 ten thousand square meter.

Floor space of commercialized buildings completed in China: Growth in 2016
Date Ten Thousand Square Meter Variation
2016 77 185.19 4.62
2015 73 777.36 -8.77
2014 80 868.26 2.7
2013 78 740.62 -0.38
2012 79 043.20 6.36
2011 74 319.05 17.14
2010 63 443.10 6.4
2009 59 628.71 9.74
2008 54 334.10 9.04
2007 49 831.35 9.59

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  • Construction Completions

    Number of new privately owned housing units completed. Is is an indicator of construction work actually completed within a given period of time or at a particular point in time. Based on: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

  • Construction Output

    Measure of the production in the construction industry.

  • Construction GDP

    Value of output of the construction industry less the value of intermediate consumption (intermediate inputs) used in this industry. It can be expressed in millions or billions of national currency, or in percentage of GDP. Based on: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

  • Construction Spending

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  • Construction Starts

    Number of new buildings on which construction has been started in a given period. Start of a construction occurs when excavation begins for the footings or foundation of a building. Based on: U.S. Census Bureau.

  • Buildings Under Construction

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