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Building Permits

Building permits are a leading indicator of economic activity, measuring the dollar value of construction permits for residential and non-residential buildings. Building permits are an important indicator for raw materials and employment demand, and have a significant effect on related industries such as construction, banking, real estate and manufacturing as the issuance of a building permit is one of the first steps in the construction process. Building permits can indicate positive or negative trends in the construction industry and overall economy.

Adapted from Statistics Canada, Table 34-10-0066-01 (Building permits, values by activity sector). This does not constitute an endorsement by Statistics Canada of this product.

Highlights

  • In August 2019, building permits in Saskatchewan increased by 5.2%, compared to August 2018 (seasonally-unadjusted). Saskatchewan ranked fifth among the provinces in terms of percentage growth. Nationally, building permits increased by 10.1% (seasonally-unadjusted) in the same period. 
  • In August 2019, compared to August 2018, the value of institutional and governmental building permits had the highest decrease of 57.1% from $4.2M to $6.6M.

Adapted from Statistics Canada, Table 34-10-0066-01 (Building permits, values by activity sector). This does not constitute an endorsement by Statistics Canada of this product.

Adapted from Statistics Canada, Table 34-10-0066-01 (Building permits, values by activity sector). This does not constitute an endorsement by Statistics Canada of this product.

Released: October 08, 2019 Next Update: November 08, 2019

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