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Non-residential building permits in Canada falls in July 2018

Canada National Statistical Office announced that the indicator went down by 5.28 percent in July 2018. Building permits fell by 202 215 thousand Canadian Dollars, in contrast to the prior month when it rose by 21.18%. The data attained 3 744 645 thousand Canadian Dollars in July 2017, which is a -11.28% change compared to the prior month of the same year. Year-on-year, this demonstrates a -3.18% fluctuation between July 2017 and July 2018. The overall changes for the previous 7 years reached a rise of 168.95%. Furthermore, the building permits is now bigger than its average which equals 2 713 206.12 thousand Canadian Dollars with a marginal overall growth since the 2011. It hit its all-time high of 4 424 291 thousand Canadian Dollars in June 2014 and record low of 1 348 065 thousand Canadian Dollars in January 2011.

Non-residential building permits in Canada falls in July 2018
Date Thousand Canadian Dollars Variation
Jul. 2018 3 625 648.00 -5.28
Jun. 2018 3 827 863.00 21.18
May. 2018 3 158 911.00 16.82
Apr. 2018 2 704 196.00 -1.9
Mar. 2018 2 756 547.00 28.03
Feb. 2018 2 153 029.00 -4.6
Jan. 2018 2 256 915.00 3.63
Dec. 2017 2 177 757.00 -21.95
Nov. 2017 2 790 320.00 -25.9
Oct. 2017 3 765 385.00 8.61

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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