Building Statistics

FBoS Release No: 55, 2016

16th September 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.

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A: BUILDING PERMITS ISSUED

  • A total of 393 Building Permits for construction work valued at $57.0 million were issued in the June quarter of 2016.
  • The Number of the Building Permits issued was up by 3.7 percent, whereas the Value of the Building Permits fell by 5.0 percent when compared to March quarter of 2016.
  • The Number and Value of the Building Permits issued were up by 3.1 percent and 16.6 per cent respectively when compared to June quarter of 2015.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Of the $56.9 million Building Permits issued, break down by divisions were as follows:

  • Central and Eastern Division accounted for 69.9 percent;
  • Western Division accounted for 28.2 percent and
  • Northern Division accounted for 1.9 percent.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

B: COMPLETION CERTIFICATES ISSUED

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Key Facts

  • A total of 128 Completion Certificates with a value of $13.5 million were issued in the June quarter of 2016.
  • The Number and Value of Completion Certificates issued fell by 7.3 and 23.9 percent respectively, when compared to March quarter of 2016.
  • The Number and Value of Completion Certificates issued fell by 3.0 and 35.3 percent respectively, when compared to June quarter of 2015.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Of the $13.5 million of Completion Certificates issued, break down by division were as follows:

  • Western Division accounted for 51.5 percent;
  • Central and Eastern Division accounted for 44.0 percent and
  • Northern Division accounted for 4.5 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 September quarter of 2016 will be released in December, 2016.