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Housing units under construction in United States grows in July 2018

Compared to the prior month building under construction went up barely by 0.89%, according to numbers announced by U.S. Census Bureau. Building under construction hardly increased by 10.1 thousands, as it follows the tendency of the previous month when it grew by 0.03%. One year earlier, this fluctuation attained 0.85 percent and the indicator hit 1 092.6 thousands the same month in 2017. Between July 2017 and the same month the year after, the statistics demonstrate a 4.88% shift. The overall changes for the prior 49 years reached a rise of 29.51%. Compared with its average, the building under construction is now greater as the mean equals 955.16 thousands with a overall drop since the 1969. It attained its all-time high of 1 670.7 thousands in August 1973 and record low of 408.2 thousands in February 2011.

Housing units under construction in United States grows in July 2018
Date Thousands Variation
Jul. 2018 1 145.90 0.89
Jun. 2018 1 135.80 0.03
May. 2018 1 135.50 1.46
Apr. 2018 1 119.20 1.52
Mar. 2018 1 102.40 1.07
Feb. 2018 1 090.70 0.2
Jan. 2018 1 088.50 0.74
Dec. 2017 1 080.50 -2.94
Nov. 2017 1 113.20 0.26
Oct. 2017 1 110.30 0.35

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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