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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.
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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.
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