The value of building permits in Canada declined 3.7 percent from a year ago to CAD 8.0 billion in June 2019, following a downwardly revised 12.2 percent slump in the prior month and against market expectations of a 1.5 percent rise. The value of residential permits fell 3.1 percent to CAD 4.9 billion, due to the multi-family dwelling (-6.7 percent to CAD 2.6 billion), mostly in Quebec; while the single-family dwelling permits rose (1.3 percent to CAD 2.3 billion). Also, the value of permits for non-residential buildings slid 4.6 percent to CAD 3.1 billion, mainly due to commercial (-1.1 percent to CAD 1.9 billion) and institutional permits (-17.4 percent to CAD 0.7 billion). Conversely, industrial permits rose (1.7 percent to CAD 0.6 billion). In the second quarter of the year, total value of building permits grew 4.1 percent over a year ago to CAD 25.8 billion. Building Permits in Canada averaged 2445638.03 CAD Thousand from 1950 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 9477516 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
2019-05-10 12:30 PM Building Permits MoM Mar 2.1% -5.1% 2.8% 2.2%
2019-06-10 12:30 PM Building Permits MoM Apr 14.7% 2.8% 1.3% 3.5%
2019-07-09 12:30 PM Building Permits MoM May -13% 16% -2.5% -1.2%
2019-08-09 12:30 PM Building Permits MoM Jun -3.7% -12.2% 1.5% 6.2%
2019-09-10 12:30 PM Building Permits MoM Jul -3.7%
2019-10-08 12:30 PM Building Permits MoM Aug
2019-12-09 01:30 PM Building Permits MoM Oct


Canada Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Building Permits 8011944.00 8319272.00 9477516.00 57056.00 CAD Thousand [+]
Housing Starts 222.01 245.46 291.60 90.70 Thousand units [+]
Housing Index 103.00 103.10 103.30 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 August of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
8011944.00 8319272.00 9477516.00 57056.00 1950 - 2019 CAD Thousand Monthly
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Country Last Previous
Australia -1.20 Jun/19
Canada 8011944.00 Jun/19
France 39200.00 Jun/19
Germany 24690.00 Jun/19
Netherlands 3714.00 May/19
South Africa 8154796.00 Jun/19
Turkey 33158.00 Mar/19
United States 1336.00 Jul/19


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