Building Statistics

FBoS Release No: 20, 2017

27th April 2017


Building Statistics shows the number and value of permits and completion certificates issued during a period. The information is compiled using data supplied by the City & Town Councils and Rural Local Authorities.

December Quarter 2016

A: BUILDING PERMITS ISSUED

builDec16aKey Facts

  • A total of 414 Building Permits for construction work valued at $73.4 million were issued in the December quarter of 2016.
  • When compared to the September quarter of 2016, the number of Building Permits issued fell by 1.2 percent while the corresponding value of work increased by 18.8%.
  • When compared to the December quarter 2015, the number of Building Permits Issued fell by 7.0 percent while the corresponding value of work increased by 7.8%.

 

 

 

 

 

 

builDec16bThe Breakdown by Division of the $73.4 million value associated with the Building Permits issued, were as follows:

  • Central and Eastern Division accounted for 53.4 percent;
  • Northern Division accounted for 24.4 percent; and
  • Western Division accounted for 22.2 percent.

 

 

 

 

B: COMPLETION CERTIFICATES ISSUED

builDec16cKey Facts

  • A total of 147 Completion Certificates for construction work valued at $24.7 million were issued in the December quarter of 2016.
  • When compared to the September quarter of 2016, the number of Completion Certificates issued increased by 3.5 percent while the value of construction work associated with the Completion Certificates decreased by 7.2 percent.

  • When compared to December quarter 2015, the number and the Value of Completion Certificates increased by 9.7 percent and 46.0 percent respectively.

 

 

 

 

 

builDec16dThe Breakdown by Division of the $24.7 million value associated with the Completion Certificates issued were as follows:

  • Central and Eastern Division accounted for 63.2 percent;
  • Western Division accounted for 34.8 percent; and
  • Northern Division accounted for 2.0 percent.

 

 

 

Annual 2016

BUILDING PERMITS ISSUED

builDec16exKey Facts:

  • Total number of Building Permits issued was 1,605 with a value of $252.1 million in 2016.
  • The number of Building Permits declined by 0.4 percent but the total value of construction works approved increased by 11.2 percent when compared to 2015.

 

 

 

 


COMPLETION CERTIFICATES ISSUED

builDec16fKey Facts:

  • Total number of Completion Certificates issued was 555 with a value of $82.6 million in 2016.
  • The number of Completion Certificates issued increased by 4.3 percent but the total value of works completed decline by 20.0 percent when compared to 2015.

 

 

 

 

Caution:

Users of Building Statistics should exercise caution in interpreting statistics relating to the Building Permits and the Completion Certificates issued for specific periods due to the time lag between the Building Permits issued and the Completion Certificates issued. Thus, proper care should be taken when using these figures.

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For further enquiries please contact Mr Antonio Sokomuri on email or telephone 331 5822 (ext.386 245) or direct line 323 0842.

Building Statistics for March quarter of 2017 will be released in June 2017.