Dominican Republic: Building permits

(measure: building permits, source: National Statistics Office of Dominican Republic)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Building permits in Dominican Republic, October, 2019: The data series span the period from 2017 to 2019. During that time, the average value for Dominican Republic was 89 building permits with a minumum of 33 building permits in June 2017 and a maximum of 148 building permits in October 2019. The latest number is 148, a change of 27.59% from the previous data point of 116 building permits and a change of 18.4% from a year ago when the level was 125 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: National Statistics Office of Dominican Republic

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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