Building permits in the United States increased 9.1% mom in December of 2021, the biggest increase since July of 2020. source: U.S. Census Bureau

Building Permits MoM in the United States averaged 0.26 percent from 1960 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 33.90 percent in January of 1967 and a record low of -24 percent in February of 1990. This page includes a chart with historical data for the United States Building Permits MoM. United States Building Permits MoM - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2022.

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United States Building Permits MoM

United States Building Permits MoM
Building Permits refer to the approvals given by a local jurisdictions before the construction of a new or existing building can legally occur. Not all areas of the United States require a permit for construction.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
9.10 3.90 33.90 -24.00 1960 - 2021 percent Monthly

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-12-16 01:30 PM Nov 3.6% 4.2% -1.3%
2022-01-19 01:30 PM Dec 9.1% 3.9% 0.4%
2022-02-17 01:30 PM Jan 9.1% -4%

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Building Permits 1873.00 1717.00 Thousand Dec/21
Housing Starts 1702.00 1678.00 Thousand units Dec/21