United States Building Permits  1960-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Building permits in the United States decreased 3.8 percent month-over-month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1212 thousand in November of 2016, revised figures showed. Building permits have been initially reported at 1201 thousand. Building Permits in the United States averaged 1357.47 Thousand from 1960 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 2419.00 Thousand in December of 1972 and a record low of 513.00 Thousand in March of 2009.

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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-11-17 01:30 PM Oct 1229K 1225K 1198K 1160K
2016-12-16 01:30 PM Nov 1201K 1260K 1243K 1150K
2016-12-16 01:30 PM Nov -4.7% 2.9%
2017-01-19 01:30 PM Dec 1212K 1225K 1217K
2017-01-19 01:30 PM Dec -3.8% 1.9%
2017-02-16 01:30 PM Jan 1216.3K




United States Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Building Permits 1212.00 1260.00 2419.00 513.00 Thousand [+]
Housing Starts 1090.00 1340.00 2494.00 478.00 Thousand [+]
New Home Sales 592.00 563.00 1389.00 270.00 Thousand [+]
Pending Home Sales -0.40 1.80 30.90 -24.30 percent [+]
Existing Home Sales 5610.00 5570.00 7250.00 1370.00 Thousand [+]
Construction Spending 0.90 0.60 5.90 -4.80 percent [+]
Nahb Housing Market Index 70.00 63.00 78.00 8.00 [+]
Housing Index 0.40 0.60 1.20 -1.70 percent [+]
Mortgage Rate 4.32 4.39 10.56 3.47 percent [+]
Mortgage Applications 5.80 0.10 49.10 -38.80 percent [+]
Home Ownership Rate 63.50 62.90 69.20 62.90 percent [+]
Case Shiller Home Price Index 191.79 191.68 206.52 100.00 Index Points [+]



United States Building Permits Notes

Building Permits refer to the approvals given by a local jurisdictions before the construction of a new or existing building can legally occur. Not all areas of the United States require a permit for construction. This page provides the latest reported value for - United States Building Permits - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United States Building Permits - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1212.00 1260.00 2419.00 513.00 1960 - 2016 Thousand Monthly
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