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Building permits indicators

The building permits indicators measure the quarterly evolution in the number of dwellings used for residential purposes, square metres of residential useful floor area and square metres of non-residential area using the Classification of types of Construction (CC).

During the first half of 2016, the residential building permits indicators show different trends: the number of dwellings decreased compared with the same period of the previous year (-1.1%) while useful floor area increased by 4.0%. On the other hand non-residential buildings decreased by 8.3% compared with the same period of 2015.

The number of dwellings in new buildings decreased by 6.2% in the first quarter and it increased by 4.0% in the second quarter in comparison with, respectively, the first and the second quarter 2015.

The useful floor area declined by 1.3% in the first quarter and increased by 9.1% in the second quarter compared with the same periods of 2015.

Non-residential area decreased by 9.2% in the first quarter of 2016 and by 7.5% in the second quarter with respect to the first and the second quarter 2015.

building permits, buildings, construction industry, housing, statistics flash
Industry and construction
document typology:
Press release
Reference period
First semester 2016
Date of publication
23 January 2017
Next release
July 2017
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