Building permits in Swaziland, December, 2019
The data series span the period from Q1 2006 to Q4 2019.
During that time, the average value for Swaziland was
129 building permits with a minumum of 50 building permits
in Q4 2010 and a maximum of 206 building permits in Q2 2015.
The latest number is 127, a change of -7.97% from the previous data point of
138 building permits and a change of -8.63% from a year ago when the level was
139 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: Central Bank of Swaziland
Definition: Building permits are authorizations granted by a government or another regulatory body before the construction of a new building can legally occur.