United States Building Permits 1960-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Building Permits in the United States increased to 1143 Thousand in April of 2015 from 1038 Thousand in March of 2015. Building Permits in the United States averaged 1361.99 Thousand from 1960 until 2015, 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
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1143.00 1038.00 2419.00 513.00 1960 - 2015 Thousand Monthly
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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2015-03-17 12:30 PM Feb 1092K 1060K 1065K 1061.7K
2015-04-16 01:30 PM Mar 1039K 1102K 1080K 1062.3K
2015-05-19 01:30 PM Apr 1143K 1038K (R) 1065K 1059.7K
2015-06-16 01:30 PM May 1143K 1066K
2015-07-17 01:30 PM Jun 1077.3K
2015-08-18 01:30 PM Jul 1077.3K

United States Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Housing Index 0.70 0.30 1.42 -1.72 percent [+]
Building Permits 1143.00 1038.00 2419.00 513.00 Thousand [+]
Housing Starts 1135.00 944.00 2494.00 478.00 Thousand [+]
New Home Sales 481.00 543.00 1389.00 270.00 Thousand [+]
Pending Home Sales 11.10 12.00 30.00 -24.50 percent [+]
Existing Home Sales 5040.00 5210.00 7250.00 1370.00 Thousand [+]
Construction Spending -0.60 -0.10 5.90 -4.80 percent [+]
Nahb Housing Market Index 54.00 56.00 78.00 8.00 Index Points [+]
Mortgage Rate 4.04 3.85 10.56 3.47 percent [+]
Mortgage Applications -1.50 -2.30 49.10 -38.80 percent [+]
Case Shiller Home Price Index 173.67 172.81 206.52 100.00 Index Points [+]


Building Permits Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 2.80 Mar/15 -1.60 32.30 -23.91 percent [+]
Canada 6867103.00 Mar/15 6151775.00 8945757.00 57056.00 Thousands CAD [+]
Germany 18219.00 Feb/15 16612.00 29735.00 9738.00 [+]
Netherlands 6617.00 Feb/15 3521.00 14379.00 1261.00 [+]
United States 1143.00 Apr/15 1038.00 2419.00 513.00 Thousand [+]