Building permits in Qatar, October, 2020
The data series span the period from January 2016 to October 2020.
During that time, the average value for Qatar was
282 building permits with a minumum of 115 building permits
in May 2020 and a maximum of 427 building permits in October 2019.
The latest number is 246, a change of -8.21% from the previous data point of
268 building permits and a change of -42.39% from a year ago when the level was
427 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: Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics of Qatar
Definition: Building permits are authorizations granted by a government or another regulatory body before the construction of a new building can legally occur.