Chart 3
Value of building permits for the residential and non-residential sectors

billions of dollars 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Apr. 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Apr. 2022 Residential, seasonally adjustedResidential, seasonally adjusted Residential, trend cycleResidential, trend cycle Non-residential, seasonally adjustedNon-residential, seasonally adjusted Non-residential, trend cycleNon-residential, trend 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 previous three months. For more information, see the Note to readers.
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Value of building permits for the residential and non-residential sectors, billions of dollars
  Residential, seasonally adjusted Residential, trend cycle Non-residential, seasonally adjusted Non-residential, trend cycle
April 2017 4.547 4.900 2.840 2.883
May 2017 5.161 4.960 3.044 2.998
June 2017 5.160 5.006 3.352 3.084
July 2017 5.005 5.011 3.094 3.112
August 2017 4.985 5.003 2.804 3.129
September 2017 4.923 5.010 3.282 3.132
October 2017 5.117 5.031 3.405 3.117
November 2017 4.970 5.046 2.925 3.073
December 2017 4.986 5.109 2.833 3.022
January 2018 5.198 5.197 3.135 3.000
February 2018 5.338 5.296 3.014 2.964
March 2018 5.491 5.357 2.929 2.925
April 2018 5.306 5.360 2.795 2.926
May 2018 5.451 5.344 2.904 2.954
June 2018 5.399 5.274 3.035 2.984
July 2018 5.298 5.192 2.978 3.041
August 2018 4.697 5.127 3.215 3.104
September 2018 5.006 5.102 3.159 3.133
October 2018 5.248 5.075 3.032 3.155
November 2018 5.183 5.099 3.279 3.176
December 2018 5.228 5.135 3.455 3.209
January 2019 5.118 5.112 2.913 3.236
February 2019 4.898 5.112 2.971 3.293
March 2019 4.870 5.137 3.580 3.387
April 2019 5.657 5.199 3.743 3.448
May 2019 5.223 5.257 3.561 3.462
June 2019 4.995 5.302 3.262 3.441
July 2019 5.284 5.310 3.475 3.435
August 2019 5.885 5.315 3.408 3.427
September 2019 5.212 5.283 3.186 3.412
October 2019 5.134 5.240 3.500 3.440
November 2019 4.711 5.165 3.372 3.420
December 2019 5.124 5.113 3.779 3.337
January 2020 5.554 5.040 3.342 3.174
February 2020 5.505 4.929 2.862 2.984
March 2020 4.378 4.856 2.780 2.775
April 2020 3.888 4.873 2.051 2.646
May 2020 5.276 5.029 2.684 2.617
June 2020 5.483 5.269 2.760 2.635
July 2020 5.423 5.539 2.843 2.742
August 2020 6.008 5.851 2.456 2.804
September 2020 6.264 6.140 3.480 2.908
October 2020 6.371 6.370 2.606 2.946
November 2020 6.561 6.603 3.177 2.974
December 2020 6.460 6.829 2.816 3.003
January 2021 7.354 7.069 2.978 3.063
February 2021 6.946 7.257 3.356 3.104
March 2021 8.058 7.363 2.893 3.132
April 2021 7.668 7.342 3.402 3.200
May 2021 6.754 7.236 3.210 3.218
June 2021 7.232 7.114 3.260 3.270
July 2021 7.104 7.056 3.085 3.311
August 2021 6.509 7.035 3.516 3.346
September 2021 7.038 7.066 3.441 3.440
October 2021 7.130 7.213 3.538 3.542
November 2021 7.991 7.366 3.563 3.649
December 2021 7.612 7.435 3.732 3.786
January 2022 6.757 7.507 3.484 3.891
February 2022 7.618 7.587 4.925 3.991
March 2022 8.005 7.646 3.750 4.029
April 2022 7.740 7.704 3.939 4.062
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 previous three months. For more information, see the Note to readers.
Source(s):
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