| Latest value
The data series span the period from Q1 1996 to Q3 2022.
During that time, the average value for Sweden was
1913 building permits with a minumum of 543 building permits
in Q3 1996 and a maximum of 3200 building permits in Q2 2021.
The latest number is 1690, a change of -37.59% from the previous data point of
2708 building permits and a change of -33.1% from a year ago when the level was
2526 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: 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.