Canada Value of Building Permits  1950-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The value of building permits in Canada increased 0.4 percent from the previous month to CAD 8.1 billion in August of 2018, following an upwardly revised 1.5 percent decline in the prior month and slightly below market expectations of a 0.5 percent gain. The recovery was led by the non-residential sector, which issued CAD 3.2 billion worth of permits in August, up 8.8 percent from the previous month. Both the institutional (+25.8%) and commercial (+8.9%) components contributed to the gain, which was largely the result of the issuance of permits for a new hospital in Ontario and new office buildings in British Columbia. In contrast, the value of permits for residential buildings fell 4.4 percent, marking the third consecutive decline in the sector. The value of single-family dwelling permits was down 5.2 percent to CAD 2.2 billion and the value of permits for multi-family dwelling component fell 3.8 percent to CAD 2.7 billion. Building Permits in Canada averaged 2372761.29 CAD Thousand from 1950 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 8572975 CAD Thousand in June of 2017 and a record low of 57056 CAD Thousand in November of 1951.

Canada Value of Building Permits
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-08-08 12:30 PM Building Permits MoM -2.3% 4.8% 1% 0.4%
2018-09-06 12:30 PM Building Permits MoM -0.1% -1.3% 1.3%
2018-10-10 12:30 PM Building Permits MoM 0.4% -1.5% 0.5% -0.3%
2018-11-06 01:30 PM Building Permits MoM 0.4%
2018-12-10 01:30 PM Building Permits MoM

Canada Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Building Permits 8148439.00 8119795.00 8572975.00 57056.00 CAD Thousand [+]
Housing Starts 189.00 200.00 291.60 90.70 Thousand units [+]
Housing Index 103.30 103.30 103.30 37.70 Index Points [+]
Home Ownership Rate 66.50 67.80 67.80 63.90 percent [+]

Canada Value of Building Permits

In Canada, building permits refer to the value of permits issued for new buildings, alterations, additions, renovations. It includes expenditures on materials, labour, profit and overheads. . This page provides - Canada Building Permits - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Canada Value of Building Permits - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
8148439.00 8119795.00 8572975.00 57056.00 1950 - 2018 CAD Thousand Monthly
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building permits by Country
Country Last
Australia -9.40 Aug/18
Canada 8148439.00 Aug/18
France 34600.00 Aug/18
Germany 30737.00 Jul/18
Netherlands 5629.00 Jul/18
Turkey 73270.00 Jun/18
United States 1229.00 Aug/18