Building permits in Greece, January 2007 - June 2021
The data series span the period from January 2007 to June 2021.
During that time, the average value for Greece was
2558 building permits with a minumum of 690 building permits
in January 2016 and a maximum of 8894 building permits in July 2007.
The latest number is 2069, a change of -6.08% from the previous data point of
2203 building permits and a change of 17.89% from a year ago when the level was
1755 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
Longer historical series
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
Measure: building permits
Source: Hellenic Statistical Authority
Definition: Building permits are authorizations granted by a government or another regulatory body before the construction of a new building can legally occur.