Building permits in Sweden, September, 2020
The data series span the period from Q1 1996 to Q3 2020.
During that time, the average value for Sweden was
1848 building permits with a minumum of 543 building permits
in Q3 1996 and a maximum of 3127 building permits in Q2 2006.
The latest number is 1539, a change of -28.98% from the previous data point of
2167 building permits and a change of -17.66% from a year ago when the level was
1869 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: Statistics Sweden
Definition: Building permits are authorizations granted by a government or another regulatory body before the construction of a new building can legally occur.