Italy: Building permits

(measure: building permits, source: Italian National Institute of Statistics)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

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.
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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.
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