United States Building Permits 1960-2014 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Building Permits in the United States increased to 1080 Thousand in October of 2014 from 1031 Thousand in September of 2014. Building Permits in the United States averaged 1364.11 Thousand from 1960 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 2419 Thousand in December of 1972 and a record low of 513 Thousand in March of 2009. Building Permits in the United States is reported by the U.S. Census Bureau.

   
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United States Building Permits


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1080.00 1031.00 2419.00 513.00 1960 - 2014 Thousand Monthly
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Calendar GMT Event Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2014-09-18 01:30 PM
Building Permits  Aug 2014
998K 1057K 1045K 1045K
2014-10-17 01:30 PM
Building Permits  Sep 2014
1018K 1003K (R) 1030K 1014.3K
2014-11-19 01:30 PM
Building Permits  Oct 2014
1080K 1031K 1040K 1020.8K
2014-12-16 01:30 PM
Building Permits  Nov 2014
1080K 1046.5K


United States Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Housing Index 0.50 0.20 1.42 -1.72 percent [+]
Building Permits 1080.00 1031.00 2419.00 513.00 Thousand [+]
Housing Starts 1009.00 1038.00 2494.00 478.00 Thousand [+]
New Home Sales 467.00 466.00 1389.00 270.00 Thousand [+]
Pending Home Sales 1.00 -2.20 30.00 -24.50 percent [+]
Existing Home Sales 5260.00 5180.00 7250.00 1370.00 Thousand [+]
Construction Spending -0.40 -0.50 5.87 -4.77 percent [+]
Nahb Housing Market Index 58.00 54.00 78.00 8.00 Index Points [+]
Mortgage Rate 4.18 4.13 10.56 3.47 percent [+]
Mortgage Applications 4.90 -6.60 48.10 -38.80 percent [+]
Case Shiller Home Price Index 173.66 173.34 206.52 100.00 Index Points [+]