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Romania's Jan-Oct residential building permits drop 2.1% y/y - table

Romania's Jan-Oct residential building permits drop 2.1% y/y - table buildings, Romania

BUCHAREST (Romania), November 29 (SeeNews) - Romania issued 35,936 building permits for residential projects in January-October, down 2.1% year-on-year, the national statistical office, INS, said on Friday.

As many as 65.5% of the permits issued in October were for projects located in Romania's rural areas, INS said in a statement.

Only in October, Romania issued 3,736 building permits, up 0.8% on the month and down 3.3% year-on-year.

INS provided no figure for the value of the projects which were granted permits.

The total number of permits for residential buildings issued in 2018 was 42,694, up 2.6% on the year.

Details follow:

  Oct 2019 Oct 2018
Residential buildings 3,736 3,705
- urban area 1,289 1,248
- rural area 2,447 2,457
Office buildings 38 29
Other buildings 671 671

Source: INS

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

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