Chart 1
Total value of building permits

billions of dollars 5.0 5.5 6.0 6.5 7.0 7.5 8.0 8.5 9.0 9.5 10.0 May 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 May 2018 Seasonally adjustedSeasonally adjusted Trend-cycleTrend-cycle
Note(s):
The higher variability associated with the trend-cycle estimates is indicated with a dotted line on the chart for the current reference month and the three previous months. For more information, see note to readers.
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Total value of building permits, billions of dollars
  Seasonally adjusted Trend-cycle
May 2013 6.988 6.769
June 2013 6.434 6.788
July 2013 7.036 6.769
August 2013 6.493 6.771
September 2013 6.821 6.842
October 2013 6.963 6.892
November 2013 6.976 6.954
December 2013 6.647 6.958
January 2014 7.660 6.937
February 2014 7.065 6.920
March 2014 6.477 6.867
April 2014 6.243 6.874
May 2014 6.924 6.993
June 2014 7.586 7.095
July 2014 7.738 7.168
August 2014 6.603 7.202
September 2014 7.402 7.187
October 2014 7.037 7.110
November 2014 7.042 7.051
December 2014 7.154 6.978
January 2015 6.816 6.975
February 2015 6.667 7.017
March 2015 7.168 7.057
April 2015 7.502 7.134
May 2015 6.900 7.196
June 2015 7.392 7.235
July 2015 7.145 7.252
August 2015 7.401 7.231
September 2015 7.064 7.135
October 2015 7.439 7.058
November 2015 6.531 6.967
December 2015 7.117 6.937
January 2016 6.428 6.904
February 2016 7.155 6.916
March 2016 6.894 6.941
April 2016 7.411 6.948
May 2016 6.969 6.951
June 2016 6.450 7.009
July 2016 6.858 7.104
August 2016 7.586 7.240
September 2016 7.100 7.398
October 2016 8.080 7.524
November 2016 7.813 7.574
December 2016 7.157 7.576
January 2017 7.593 7.572
February 2017 7.667 7.613
March 2017 7.583 7.704
April 2017 7.331 7.797
May 2017 8.279 7.981
June 2017 8.573 8.105
July 2017 8.173 8.128
August 2017 7.810 8.130
September 2017 8.103 8.121
October 2017 8.397 8.112
November 2017 7.778 8.075
December 2017 7.970 8.083
January 2018 8.384 8.122
February 2018 8.083 8.135
March 2018 8.259 8.128
April 2018 7.870 8.115
May 2018 8.242 8.145
Note(s):
The higher variability associated with the trend-cycle estimates is indicated with a dotted line on the chart for the current reference month and the three previous months. For more information, see note to readers.
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