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Dwellings Building Permits Index in Canada

Dwellings Building Permits Index in Canada from Q1 1948 to Q1 2018 • Index
Date Index Variation
Q1 2018 146.62 6.87
Q4 2017 137.19 0.14
Q3 2017 137.01 -1.17
Q2 2017 138.63 1.62
Q1 2017 136.42 -4.89
Q4 2016 143.43 13.5
Q3 2016 126.37 3.03
Q2 2016 122.66 6.74
Q1 2016 114.91 -6.08
Q4 2015 122.35 -2.84

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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