Construction

Data for building permits issued provide information for buildings and civil engineering works in national level. The statistical information about building permits issued is a short-term indicator for the future development of the construction sector.

Data for building permits issued that INSTAT collect and publish on building permits issued are:

  • Total number of building permits issued (residential and non residential buildings).
  • Total area in square meters of building permits issued (residential and non residential buildings).
  • Approximate value of building permits issued for buildings (residential and non residential buildings), and civil engineering works.
  • Approximate value of building permits issued by clients for buildings (residential and non residential buildings), and civil engineering works.

Source of information

The data on building permits issued is an administrative data. The statistical information on building permits issued is collected by INSTAT regional statistical offices in cooperation with the urbanization offices of municipalities.

Quality report
Next publishing
Building permits issued, Q3 - 2017

Calendar

DateStatisticsPeriod
28-12-2017 Building PermitsQ3-2017
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Data for building permits issued provide information for buildings and civil engineering works in national level. The statistical information about building permits issued is a short-term indicator for the future development of the construction sector.

Data for building permits issued that INSTAT collect and publish on building permits issued are:

  • Total number of building permits issued (residential and non residential buildings).
  • Total area in square meters of building permits issued (residential and non residential buildings).
  • Approximate value of building permits issued for buildings (residential and non residential buildings), and civil engineering works.
  • Approximate value of building permits issued by clients for buildings (residential and non residential buildings), and civil engineering works.

Classification system

Classification of Types of Construction 1998:

http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/ramon/nomenclatures/index.cfm?TargetUrl=LST_NOM_DTL&StrNom=CC_1998&StrLanguageCode=EN&IntPcKey=&StrLayoutCode=HIERARCHIC

Sector coverage

The statistical information covers data on building permits issued in the Albanian Republic territory.

Statistical concepts and definitons

  • Buildings are roofed constructions which can be used separately, have been built for permanent purposes, can be entered for persons and are suitable or intended for protecting persons, animals or objects.
  • Residential buildings are constructions at least half of which is used for residential purposes.
  • Non residential buildings are constructions which are mainly used or intended for non residential purposes.
  • Building permits total area is the area in square meters where the approved project is implemented..
  • Civil engineering works are all constructions not classified under buildings: railways, roads, bridges, highways, pipelines, telecommunication and electricity lines, etc.
  • Client is the person or structure which realize the construction.

Statistical unit

The statistical units are: Residential and Non residential buildings for those who are issued building permits. Civil Engineering Works for those who are issued building permits.

Statistical population

All types building permits issued.

Unit of measure

  • Number
  • Total area in square meters
  • Approximate value of building permits issued in thousand lekë.

Reference period

The reference period of the statistical data on building permits issued is quarterly.