BUILDING STATISTICS - September 2016

FBoS Release No:, 2016
16th December 2016


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.

A: BUILDING PERMITS ISSUED

buildSep16aKey Facts

  • A total of 419 Building Permits for construction work valued at $61.8 million were issued in the September quarter of 2016.
  • The Number of the Building Permits issued and Value of the Building Permits Issued were up by 6.6 and 8.5 percent respectively when compared to June quarter 2016.
  • The Number and Value of the Building Permits issued were down by 1.4 percent and 7.2 percent respectively when compared to September quarter of 2015.

 

 

 

 

buildSep16bOf the $61.8 million Building Permits issued, break down by divisions were as follows:

  • Central and Eastern Division accounted for 57.6 percent;
  • Western Division accounted for 38.7 percent; and
  • Northern Division accounted for 3.7 percent.

 

 

 

 

 

 

B: COMPLETION CERTIFICATES ISSUED

buildSep16cKey Facts

  • A total of 142 Completion Certificates with a value of $26.6 million were issued in the September quarter of 2016.
  • The Number and Value of Completion Certificates issued were up by 10.9 and 97.1 percent respectively, when compared to June quarter of 2016.
  • The Number and Value of Completion Certificates issued fell by 1.4 and 39.7 percent respectively, when compared to September quarter of 2015.

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

buildSep16dOf the $26.6 million of Completion Certificates issued, break down by division were as follows:

  • Central and Eastern Division accounted for 65.8 percent;
  • Western Division accounted for 31.9 percent; and
  • Northern Division accounted for 2.3 percent.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 December quarter of 2016 will be released in March 2017.