Qatar: Building permits

* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
 Qatar

Building permits

 Latest value 277
 Reference October 2022
 Measure building permits
 Source Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics of Qatar

The data series span the period from January 2016 to October 2022. During that time, the average value for Qatar was 285 building permits with a minumum of 115 building permits in May 2020 and a maximum of 573 building permits in January 2021. The latest number is 277, a change of 1.09% from the previous data point of 274 building permits and a change of 10.36% from a year ago when the level was 251 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: 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.
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