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Building permits in Aruba

, Q1 2014 - Q1 2021: The data series span the period from Q1 2014 to Q1 2021. During that time, the average value for Aruba was 123 building permits with a minumum of 72 building permits in Q2 2020 and a maximum of 181 building permits in Q4 2018. The latest number is 112, a change of 13.13% from the previous data point of 99 building permits and a change of 10.89% from a year ago when the level was 101 building permits.

The number of building permits is considered a leading macroeconomic indicator as it typically grows a few months ahead of an economic expansion and declines a few months before an economic slowdown. See more information about that indicator on our Building permits page.
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Measure: building permits
Source: Central Bank of Aruba

Definition: Building permits are authorizations granted by a government or another regulatory body before the construction of a new building can legally occur.
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