Building permits in Germany, February, 2020
The data series span the period from January 2003 to February 2020.
During that time, the average value for Germany was
14542 building permits with a minumum of 8305 building permits
in January 2010 and a maximum of 27942 building permits in January 2003.
The latest number is 12734, a change of -4.23% from the previous data point of
13296 building permits and a change of 0.24% from a year ago when the level was
12703 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: Federal Statistical Office of Germany
Definition: Building permits are authorizations granted by a government or another regulatory body before the construction of a new building can legally occur.