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Romania’s April residential building permits drop 15.5% y/y - table

Author Tudor Popescu
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BUCHAREST (Romania), May 31 (SeeNews) - Romania issued 3,956 residential building permits in April, down 15.5% on the year, the national statistics office, INS, said on Tuesday.

As many as 69% of the permits issued were for sites located in rural areas, the INS said as part of a monthly report.

The regional distribution indicates a drop in the number of construction permits issued for residential buildings, compared to April 2021, across all areas of development - the north-east, the west, southern Muntenia, south-western Oltenia, the south-east, the north-west, all sectors of Bucuresti-Ilfov, as well as the central region.

The INS has not provided a figure for the value of the permits which have been issued.

Romania issued 51,287 building permits for residential projects in 2021, up 24.1% year-on-year.

Details follow:

Apr 2022 Apr 2021
Residential buildings 3956 4681
- urban 1226 1498
- rural area 2730 3183
Office buildings 14 12
Other buildings 644 496

Source: INS

*Other buildings include hotels, stores, industrial and agricultural buildings, schools, research institutes, and hospitals.

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