Canada Value of Building Permits  1950-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Canadian municipalities issued CAD 7.7 billion worth of building permits in May of 2017, up 8.9 percent from April, following an upwardly revised 0.5 percent gain in the previous month and better than market expectations of a 2.6 percent rise. Residential building permits jumped 10.8 percent, mainly due to higher construction intentions in both multi-family component (15 percent) and single family dwellings (7.4 percent). Also, the value of building permits for non-residential structures rose 5.6 percent, driven by commercial (12.9 percent) and industrial components (9.8 percent) while institutional structures fell 9.1 percent. Among regions, Ontario recorded the largest gain, followed distantly by Alberta and British Columbia. Building Permits in Canada averaged 2263813.72 CAD Thousand from 1950 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 8139976 CAD Thousand in October of 2016 and a record low of 57056 CAD Thousand in November of 1951.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-05-09 12:30 PM Mar -5.8% -2.8% 5.5% 1.2%
2017-06-07 12:30 PM Apr -0.2% -4.9% 2.4% 3.1%
2017-07-06 12:30 PM May 8.9% 0.5% 2.6% 0.1%
2017-08-09 12:30 PM Jun 8.9%
2017-09-07 12:30 PM Jul
2017-10-10 12:30 PM Aug

Canada Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Building Permits 7740180.00 7107214.00 8139976.00 57056.00 CAD Thousand [+]
Housing Starts 212.70 194.96 291.60 90.70 Thousand [+]
Housing Index 102.20 101.50 102.20 37.70 Index Points [+]
Home Ownership Rate 66.50 67.80 67.80 63.90 percent [+]

Canada Value of Building Permits Notes

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 July of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
7740180.00 7107214.00 8139976.00 57056.00 1950 - 2017 CAD Thousand Monthly
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building permits by Country

Australia -5.60 May/17
Canada 7740180.00 May/17
France 41600.00 May/17
Germany 26682.00 May/17
Netherlands 6082.00 Dec/16
Turkey 93930.00 Mar/17
United States 1254.00 Jun/17