Building permits in France, January 2000 - March 2021
The data series span the period from January 2000 to March 2021.
During that time, the average value for France was
37983 building permits with a minumum of 14200 building permits
in April 2020 and a maximum of 56500 building permits in October 2006.
The latest number is 39000, a change of 22.26% from the previous data point of
31900 building permits and a change of 10.48% from a year ago when the level was
35300 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
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
Measure: building permits
Source: Ministry of Ecology and Solidarity Transition of France
Definition: Building permits are authorizations granted by a government or another regulatory body before the construction of a new building can legally occur.