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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.
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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.
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