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Construction operating revenue in Canada increases in 2Q 2018

Construction revenue climbed by 7.61 percent in comparison with the previous quarter, according to new numbers presented by Canada National Statistical Office. The indicator increased from 79 290 million Canadian Dollars to 85 321 million Canadian Dollars, contrarily to the prior quarter when it went down by 8.88 percent. When looking at the same time an year ago, it can be observed that the variable was increasing by 8.4 percent and noticed 80 420 million Canadian Dollars. Between Q2 2017 and the same quarter in 2018, the indicator reveals a 6.09 percent fluctuation. The overall changes for the previous 30 years reached an increase of 313.6%. In comparison to its average, the construction revenue is now greater as the mean equals 45 139.8 million Canadian Dollars with a negligible overall raise since the 1988. It attained its all-time high of 90 828 million Canadian Dollars in Q3 of 2017 and record low of 19 790 million Canadian Dollars in 2Q 1988.

Construction operating revenue in Canada increases in 2Q 2018
Date Million Canadian Dollars Variation
Q2 2018 85 321.00 7.61
Q1 2018 79 290.00 -8.88
Q4 2017 87 015.00 -4.2
Q3 2017 90 828.00 12.94
Q2 2017 80 420.00 8.4
Q1 2017 74 188.00 -6.94
Q4 2016 79 717.00 -5.53
Q3 2016 84 387.00 9.01
Q2 2016 77 410.00 7.05
Q1 2016 72 314.00 -11.73

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Main Construction Indicators

  • Building Permits

    Number of issued building permits, it is an indicator of the construction sector's growth. A building permit is an authorisation to start work on a building project. As such, a permit is the final stage of planning and building authorisations from public authorities, prior to the start of work. Based on: Eurostat.

  • 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 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 Output

    Measure of the production in the construction industry.

  • Construction Spending

    Value of total spending in the construction industry, usually expressed in millions billions of national currency. It includes the cost of labor and materials, cost of architectural and engineering work, overhead costs, interest and taxes paid during construction and contractor's profts. Based on: US Census Bureau.

  • 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

    Number of buildings in a state of construction (up until they receive their certificate of occupancy), at a given date in a country.

  • Building Materials Import

  • Building Materials Export