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

Canadian municipalities issued CAD 7 billion worth of building permits in March of 2017, down 5.8 percent from February and following an upwardly revised 2.8 percent decline in the previous month. It compares with market expectations of a 5.5 percent rise. Residential building permits went down 8.4 percent as a 20.9 percent slump in the multi-family component more than offset a 3 percent rise in construction intentions for single-family dwellings. In addition, the value of building permits for non-residential structures edged down 0.5 percent, led by commercial building (-7.6 percent) while the institutional component climbed 9.1 percent and industrial structures rose 10.5 percent. Among regions, British Columbia registered the largest decrease in the value of building permits in March, while Ontario and Quebec were the only provinces to report higher construction intentions. Building Permits in Canada averaged 2251070.13 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 Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-03-08 01:30 PM Jan 5.4% -4.4% 5% 2.1%
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 -5.8%
2017-07-06 12:30 PM May
2017-08-09 12:30 PM Jun

Canada Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Building Permits 7001634.00 7431210.00 8139976.00 57056.00 CAD Thousand [+]
Housing Starts 214.10 252.31 291.60 90.70 Thousand [+]
Housing Index 100.70 100.50 100.70 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 May of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
7001634.00 7431210.00 8139976.00 57056.00 1950 - 2017 CAD Thousand Monthly
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building permits by Country

Australia -13.40 Mar/17
Canada 7001634.00 Mar/17
France 44600.00 Mar/17
Germany 25547.00 Mar/17
Netherlands 6082.00 Dec/16
Turkey 122143.00 Dec/16
United States 1228.00 Apr/17