The value of building permits in Canada fell 14.6 percent from a month earlier to CAD 8.2 billion in October of 2020, following an upwardly revised 18.6 percent rise in the prior month and compared with market expectations of a 5 percent decline. This mainly reflected notable decreases in Newfoundland and Labrador (-55.2 percent), Prince Edward Island (-27.2 percent) and Ontario (-23.9 percent). The total value of non-residential permits slumped 29.5 percent to CAD 2.5 billion, led by commercial (-40.9 percent); industrial (-19.8 percent) and institutional segments (-9.9 percent). Meantime, residential permits decreased 5.9 percent to CAD 5.7 billion, as permits issued for multi-family dwellings tumbled 9.0 percent to CAD 3.0 billion and those for single-family dwellings declined 2.2 percent to CAD 2.7 billion. source: Statistics Canada
Building Permits in Canada averaged 2549724.66 CAD Thousand from 1950 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 9595965 CAD Thousand in April of 2019 and a record low of 57056 CAD Thousand in November of 1951. This page provides - Canada Building Permits - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Canada Value of Building Permits - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2020.
Building Permits in Canada is expected to be 7970000.00 CAD Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Building Permits in Canada to stand at 8230000.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Canada Value of Building Permits is projected to trend around 8250000.00 CAD Thousand in 2021 and 8350000.00 CAD Thousand in 2022, according to our econometric models.