Building permits in Portugal, January 2007 - March 2022:
The data series span the period from January 2007 to March 2022.
During that time, the average value for Portugal was
2062 building permits with a minumum of 1083 building permits
in August 2015 and a maximum of 4835 building permits in January 2007.
The latest number is 2432, a change of 13.8% from the previous data point of
2137 building permits and a change of -7.91% from a year ago when the level was
2641 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
Longer historical series
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
Measure: building permits
Source: Statistics Portugal
Definition: Building permits are authorizations granted by a government or another regulatory body before the construction of a new building can legally occur.