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Houses building permits in Australia: Increase in May 2018

Building permits climbed by 13.61% compared to the prior month, according to new data released by Australian National Statistical Office. The variable went up from 9 715 to 11 037, contrarily to the previous month when it diminished by 7.97 percent. In 2017, the indicator was rising by 38.66 percent and reached 11 116 in May of the year before. When examining the year-on-year situation, a -0.71 percent decrease can be diagnosed between May 2017 and May of the year after. Australia saw an increase of 31.03% in building permits during the last 35 years. Likewise, the building permits is now higher than its average which equals 9 189.27 with a overall drop since the start of time series. It attained its all-time high of 13 452 in August 1988 and record low of 5 520 in December 2000.

Houses building permits in Australia: Increase in May 2018
Date Number Variation
May. 2018 11 037.00 13.61
Apr. 2018 9 715.00 -7.97
Mar. 2018 10 556.00 4.9
Feb. 2018 10 063.00 29.18
Jan. 2018 7 790.00 -5.77
Dec. 2017 8 267.00 -23.2
Nov. 2017 10 764.00 1.16
Oct. 2017 10 641.00 2.36
Sep. 2017 10 396.00 -8.28
Aug. 2017 11 334.00 8.49

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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