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

Building Permits in the United States increased to 1058 Thousand in December of 2014 from 1052 Thousand in November of 2014. Building Permits in the United States averaged 1363.20 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
1058.00 1052.00 2419.00 513.00 1960 - 2014 Thousand Monthly
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Calendar GMT Event Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
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
1032K 1052K 1055K 1055K
2015-02-18 01:30 PM
Building Permits  Jan
1058K 1080.6K
2015-03-17 12:30 PM
Building Permits  Feb
1081.7K
2015-04-16 01:30 PM
Building Permits  Mar
1062.3K


United States Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Housing Index 0.80 0.40 1.42 -1.72 percent [+]
Building Permits 1058.00 1052.00 2419.00 513.00 Thousand [+]
Housing Starts 1089.00 1043.00 2494.00 478.00 Thousand [+]
New Home Sales 481.00 431.00 1389.00 270.00 Thousand [+]
Pending Home Sales 6.10 4.10 30.00 -24.50 percent [+]
Existing Home Sales 5040.00 4920.00 7250.00 1370.00 Thousand [+]
Construction Spending -0.30 1.20 5.87 -4.77 percent [+]
Nahb Housing Market Index 57.00 58.00 78.00 8.00 Index Points [+]
Mortgage Rate 3.83 4.02 10.56 3.47 percent [+]
Mortgage Applications -3.20 0.90 48.10 -38.80 percent [+]
Case Shiller Home Price Index 172.94 173.32 206.52 100.00 Index Points [+]


Building Permits Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 7.50 Nov/14 11.50 32.30 -23.91 percent [+]
Canada 6584613.00 Nov/14 7638688.00 9146056.00 57056.00 Thousands CAD [+]
Germany 18366.00 Nov/14 23387.00 29735.00 9738.00 [+]
United States 1058.00 Dec/14 1052.00 2419.00 513.00 Thousand [+]