| Latest value
The data series span the period from January 2012 to September 2022.
During that time, the average value for the Netherlands was
1286 building permits with a minumum of 687 building permits
in December 2012 and a maximum of 2126 building permits in March 2021.
The latest number is 1434, a change of 12.74% from the previous data point of
1272 building permits and a change of -14.13% from a year ago when the level was
1670 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 Netherlands
Definition: Building permits are authorizations granted by a government or another regulatory body before the construction of a new building can legally occur.