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

Canadian municipalities issued CAD 7.1 billion worth of building permits in April of 2017, down by 0.2 percent from March, following a downwardly revised 4.9 percent decline in the previous month and worse than market expectations of a 2.4 percent rise. Residential building permits declined 2.4 percent, as lower construction intentions for single-family dwellings (-8.1 percent) more than offset a moderate gain in the multi-family component (5.6 percent). In contrast, the value of building permits for non-residential structures rose 4.1 percent, driven by industrial (14.6 percent) and institutional structures (10.7 percent). Higher construction intentions for government administration buildings and medical facilities, including a major hospital renewal project in Ontario, contributed most to the gain. Among regions, Ontario and Alberta led the decrease, moderated by an increase in British Columbia. Building Permits in Canada averaged 2256973.60 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)
2017-04-06 12:30 PM Feb -2.5% 5.8%
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 -0.2%
2017-08-09 12:30 PM Jun
2017-09-07 12:30 PM Jul




Canada Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Building Permits 7056766.00 7068651.00 8139976.00 57056.00 CAD Thousand [+]
Housing Starts 194.66 213.50 291.60 90.70 Thousand [+]
Housing Index 101.50 100.70 101.50 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 June of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
7056766.00 7068651.00 8139976.00 57056.00 1950 - 2017 CAD Thousand Monthly
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building permits by Country

Last
Australia 4.40 Apr/17
Canada 7056766.00 Apr/17
France 35200.00 Apr/17
Germany 24318.00 Apr/17
Netherlands 6082.00 Dec/16
Turkey 93930.00 Mar/17
United States 1168.00 May/17