Building permits in Italy, March, 2020
The data series span the period from Q1 2000 to Q1 2020.
During that time, the average value for Italy was
35555 building permits with a minumum of 10092 building permits
in Q4 2015 and a maximum of 75081 building permits in Q4 2004.
The latest number is 12820, a change of -12.51% from the previous data point of
14653 building permits and a change of -1.19% from a year ago when the level was
12975 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: Italian National Institute of Statistics
Definition: Building permits are authorizations granted by a government or another regulatory body before the construction of a new building can legally occur.