Canadian municipalities issued a record CAD 9.3 billion worth of building permits in April 2019, up 14.7 percent from the previous month while markets had expected a smaller 1.3 percent rise. The CAD 1.2 billion increase in the value of permits was the largest since May 2007, with British Columbia accounting for most of the gain, due to permits being issued ahead of the development cost increase in Metro Vancouver in May, the first change in costs in that region since 1997. Meanwhile, Quebec reported the largest decline, down CAD 147 million from March. Building Permits in Canada averaged 2431688.62 CAD Thousand from 1950 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 9331943 CAD Thousand in April of 2019 and a record low of 57056 CAD Thousand in November of 1951.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-03-07 01:30 PM Building Permits MoM -5.5% 6.4% -5% -0.5%
2019-04-08 12:30 PM Building Permits MoM -5.7% -6% 1.3% -1.7%
2019-05-10 12:30 PM Building Permits MoM 2.1% -5.1% 2.8% 2.2%
2019-06-10 12:30 PM Building Permits MoM 14.7% 2.8% 1.3% 3.5%
2019-07-09 12:30 PM Building Permits MoM 14.7%
2019-08-09 12:30 PM Building Permits MoM
2019-09-10 12:30 PM Building Permits MoM


Canada Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Building Permits 9331943.00 8134658.00 9331943.00 57056.00 CAD Thousand [+]
Housing Starts 202.34 233.41 291.60 90.70 Thousand units [+]
Housing Index 103.20 103.20 103.30 37.70 Index Points [+]
Home Ownership Rate 66.40 66.20 67.80 63.90 percent [+]


Canada Value of Building Permits

In Canada, building permits refer to the value of permits issued for new buildings, alterations, additions, renovations. It includes expenditures on materials, labour, profit and overheads. . This page provides - Canada Building Permits - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Canada Value of Building Permits - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
9331943.00 8134658.00 9331943.00 57056.00 1950 - 2019 CAD Thousand Monthly
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Country Last Previous
Australia -4.70 Apr/19
Canada 9331943.00 Apr/19
France 35400.00 Apr/19
Germany 23550.00 Mar/19
Netherlands 5476.00 Apr/19
Turkey 33158.00 Mar/19
United States 1294.00 May/19


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