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Industrial building permits in Canada: Rise in July 2018

Compared to the prior month building permits climbed by 25.15 percent, adjusted statistics from Canada National Statistical Office constitute. The indicator grew from 793 056 thousand Canadian Dollars to 992 548 thousand Canadian Dollars, as it follows the tendency of the previous month when it rose by 11.48%. The numbers reached 657 905 thousand Canadian Dollars in July 2017, which is a -24.63% shift in comparison with the prior month of 2017. When taking into account the year-on-year setting, a 50.86% growth can be established between July 2017 and the same month one year later. The overall changes for the prior 7 years attained a raise of 291.55%. As well as the building permits is now higher than its average which equals 491 406.16 thousand Canadian Dollars with a negligible overall increase since the start of time series. It hit its all-time high of 1 212 147 thousand Canadian Dollars in October 2012 and record low of 222 651 thousand Canadian Dollars in January 2014.

Industrial building permits in Canada: Rise in July 2018
Date Thousand Canadian Dollars Variation
Jul. 2018 992 548.00 25.15
Jun. 2018 793 056.00 11.48
May. 2018 711 383.00 56.39
Apr. 2018 454 878.00 -25.54
Mar. 2018 610 917.00 57.05
Feb. 2018 389 007.00 -0.07
Jan. 2018 389 282.00 -22.24
Dec. 2017 500 598.00 -3.83
Nov. 2017 520 549.00 -48.68
Oct. 2017 1 014 295.00 50.79

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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