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Multiple dwelling building permits in Canada decreases in July 2018

Canada National Statistical Office announced that in comparison with the prior month the variable diminished by 6.27 percent. Building permits declined by 213 956 thousand Canadian Dollars, as it follows the tendency of the previous month when it fell by 6.76%. The year before, the indicator was dropping by -12.34 percent and attained 2 811 012 thousand Canadian Dollars the same month the year before. This pinpoints a 13.84% change between July 2017 and the same month the year after. The overall changes for the prior 7 years hit a growth of 183.75%. As well as the building permits is now above average of 1 979 745.52 thousand Canadian Dollars with a marginal overall increase since the start of time series. It reached its all-time high of 3 661 836 thousand Canadian Dollars in May 2018 and record low of 818 323 thousand Canadian Dollars in February 2011.

Multiple dwelling building permits in Canada decreases in July 2018
Date Thousand Canadian Dollars Variation
Jul. 2018 3 200 186.00 -6.27
Jun. 2018 3 414 142.00 -6.76
May. 2018 3 661 836.00 28.17
Apr. 2018 2 857 075.00 1.94
Mar. 2018 2 802 630.00 29.68
Feb. 2018 2 161 236.00 1.88
Jan. 2018 2 121 399.00 -4.54
Dec. 2017 2 222 193.00 -1.48
Nov. 2017 2 255 514.00 -19.31
Oct. 2017 2 795 431.00 20.7

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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.

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