Building permits in Qatar, January 2016 - October 2021:
The data series span the period from January 2016 to October 2021.
During that time, the average value for Qatar was
288 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 251, a change of -10.04% from the previous data point of
279 building permits and a change of 2.03% from a year ago when the level was
246 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: 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.