Austria: Building permits

(measure: building permits, source: Statistics Austria)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Building permits in Austria, Q1 2010 - Q3 2021:

The data series span the period from Q1 2010 to Q3 2021. During that time, the average value for Austria was 16335 building permits with a minumum of 11065 building permits in Q1 2010 and a maximum of 22619 building permits in Q3 2020. The latest number is 17768, a change of -3.94% from the previous data point of 18497 building permits and a change of -21.45% from a year ago when the level was 22619 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: Statistics Austria



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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