Macao: Building permits

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 Macao

Building permits

 Latest value 37
 Reference Q3 2022
 Measure building permits
 Source Statistics and Census Service of Macao SAR

The data series span the period from Q1 1992 to Q3 2022. During that time, the average value for Macao was 1068 building permits with a minumum of 5 building permits in Q3 2001 and a maximum of 7881 building permits in Q1 1994. The latest number is 37, a change of -22.92% from the previous data point of 48 building permits and a change of -96.18% from a year ago when the level was 968 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: Statistics and Census Service of Macao SAR



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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