The value of building permits in Canada rose 2.6 percent from the previous month to CAD 8.3 billion in November 2018, following an upwardly revised 0.4 percent decrease in the previous month and above market expectations of a 0.5 percent fall. The value of building permits in the non-residential building permits increased 11.6 percent month-over-month to CAD 3.3 billion, mainly due to higher construction intentions for commercial buildings. Meanwhile, in the residential sector, the value of building permits dropped 2.5 percent to CAD 5.0 billion, as both single-family and multi-family dwellings posted declines. The value of building permits went up in six provinces in November, led by British Columbia and Quebec. Building Permits in Canada averaged 2393632.12 CAD Thousand from 1950 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 8572975 CAD Thousand in June of 2017 and a record low of 57056 CAD Thousand in November of 1951.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-10-10 12:30 PM Building Permits MoM 0.4% -1.5% 0.5% -0.3%
2018-11-06 01:30 PM Building Permits MoM 0.4% -1.1% 0.4%
2018-12-10 01:30 PM Building Permits MoM -0.2% 0.4% -0.2%
2019-01-10 01:30 PM Building Permits MoM 2.6% -0.4% -0.5%
2019-02-06 01:30 PM Building Permits MoM 2.6%
2019-03-07 01:30 PM Building Permits MoM
2019-04-08 12:30 PM Building Permits MoM


Canada Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Building Permits 8293949.00 8085260.00 8572975.00 57056.00 CAD Thousand [+]
Housing Starts 213.42 224.35 291.60 90.70 Thousand units [+]
Housing Index 103.30 103.30 103.30 37.70 Index Points [+]
Home Ownership Rate 66.50 67.80 67.80 63.90 percent [+]


Canada Value of Building Permits

In Canada, building permits refer to the value of permits issued for new buildings, alterations, additions, renovations. It includes expenditures on materials, labour, profit and overheads. . This page provides - Canada Building Permits - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Canada Value of Building Permits - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
8293949.00 8085260.00 8572975.00 57056.00 1950 - 2018 CAD Thousand Monthly
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Country Last Previous
Australia -9.10 Nov/18
Canada 8293949.00 Nov/18
France 34900.00 Nov/18
Germany 22737.00 Nov/18
Netherlands 9371.00 Oct/18
Turkey 40197.00 Sep/18
United States 1328.00 Nov/18


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