Building permits in the Netherlands, January 2012 - December 2020
The data series span the period from January 2012 to December 2020.
During that time, the average value for the Netherlands was
1215 building permits with a minumum of 687 building permits
in December 2012 and a maximum of 1750 building permits in July 2017.
The latest number is 1737, a change of 18.89% from the previous data point of
1461 building permits and a change of 19.55% from a year ago when the level was
1453 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: 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.