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

Building Permits in the United States decreased to 1035 Thousand in November of 2014 from 1092 Thousand in October of 2014. Building Permits in the United States averaged 1363.63 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
1035.00 1092.00 2419.00 513.00 1960 - 2014 Thousand Monthly
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Calendar GMT Event Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2014-10-17 01:30 PM
Building Permits  Sep
1018K 1003K (R) 1030K 1014.3K
2014-11-19 01:30 PM
Building Permits  Oct
1080K 1031K 1040K 1020.8K
2014-12-16 01:30 PM
Building Permits  Nov
1035K 1092K (R) 1060K 1050.7K
2015-01-21 01:30 PM
Building Permits  Dec
1035K 1073.9K
2015-02-18 01:30 PM
Building Permits  Jan
1086.8K
2015-03-17 12:30 PM
Building Permits  Feb
1088.4K


United States Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Housing Index 0.00 0.40 1.42 -1.72 percent [+]
Building Permits 1035.00 1092.00 2419.00 513.00 Thousand [+]
Housing Starts 1028.00 1045.00 2494.00 478.00 Thousand [+]
New Home Sales 458.00 455.00 1389.00 270.00 Thousand [+]
Pending Home Sales 2.20 1.00 30.00 -24.50 percent [+]
Existing Home Sales 5260.00 5180.00 7250.00 1370.00 Thousand [+]
Construction Spending 1.10 -0.10 5.87 -4.77 percent [+]
Nahb Housing Market Index 57.00 58.00 78.00 8.00 Index Points [+]
Mortgage Rate 4.06 4.08 10.56 3.47 percent [+]
Mortgage Applications -3.30 -7.30 48.10 -38.80 percent [+]
Case Shiller Home Price Index 173.72 173.66 206.52 100.00 Index Points [+]


Building Permits Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 11.40 Oct/14 -11.20 32.30 -23.91 percent [+]
Canada 7533926.00 Oct/14 7479257.00 9146000.00 57056.00 Thousands CAD [+]
Germany 23387.00 Oct/14 20468.00 29735.00 9738.00 [+]
United States 1035.00 Nov/14 1092.00 2419.00 513.00 Thousand [+]