Netherlands: Building permits

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 Netherlands

Building permits

 Latest value 1434
 Reference September 2022
 Measure building permits
 Source Statistics Netherlands

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
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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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