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Press release 174 / 2018-05-17: Building permits for dwellings between January and March 2018: –1.7% on a year earlier

Change excluding permits for dwellings in residential establishments: +1.2%

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WIESBADEN – ABetween January and March 2018, building permits were issued for constructing a total of 77,800 dwellings in Germany. This includes all permits for the construction of new buildings and work on existing residential and non-residential buildings. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that the number of building permits for dwellings declined by 1,300, or 1.7%, compared with the same period of the previous year. Not considering dwellings in residential establishments, the number of building permits was up 1.2%.

Basic data and long time series are available in tables Building permits (31111) in the GENESIS-Online database.

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Kerstin Kortmann,
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