Economic Indicator: Building Permits & Project Costs

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Economic Indicator (EI) Data as it relates to Building Permits & Project Costs, quarters 1 through 4. Building Permits & Project Costs Annual Reports are reflected off the 4th Quarter of their respected Year

EI Building Permits Issued & Project Cost (Annual)

Building Permits Issued & Project Cost Annual Economic Indicator
Project Cost ($US Millions): values are rounded to Hundredths
Source: Building Safety Code Division, Department of Public Works
*Recent Addition to 2007
*2018.4 – Decrease in the 4th Quarter of 2018 was due to interuptions by Super Typhoon Yutu.

  Permits Issued % Change
from
Previous Year
Commercial Residential Government* Project Cost
($US Millions)
% Change
from
Previous Year
Commercial Residential Government*
Source: CNMI Economic Indicators / CSD
2021 254 -5.58% 59 161 34 $94.15 107.73% 55.47 25.78 12.9
2020 269 -35.49% 69 177 23 $45.32 -21.47% 15.93 7.86 21.53
2019 417 34.08% 92 312 13 $57.71 -33.81% 29.45 20.8 7.46
2018 311 -9.06% 98 203 10 $87.19 14.46% 76.46 8.47 2.26
2017 342 -7.32% 111 211 20 $76.18 -28.91% 55.41 11.14 9.63
2016 369 74.06% 140 215 14 $107.16 50.04% 92.79 12.68 1.69
2015 212 87.61% 94 107 11 $71.42 119.19% 64.88 5.06 1.48
2014 113 -16.30% 66 39 8 $32.58 142.23% 27.68 1.94 2.96
2013 135 29.81% 64 46 25 $13.45 21.75% 5.18 2.48 5.79
2012 104 -27.78% 43 47 14 $11.05 -66.50% 6.38 3.46 1.21
2011 144 4.35% 71 53 20 $32.98 134.87% 23.11 2.54 7.33
2010 138 15.00% 69 49 20 $14.04 -13.49% 3.36 3.41 7.28
2009 120 -43.66% 55 45 20 $16.23 -63.10% 2.77 3.53 9.94
2008 213 -16.47% 106 98 9 $43.99 171.09% 36.4 5.12 2.47
2007 255 -12.67% 121 120 14 $16.23 43.06% 8.96 5.06 2.21

EI Building Permits Issued & Project Cost (Quarterly)

Building Permits Issued & Project Cost Quarterly Economic Indicator
Project Cost ($US Millions): values are rounded to Hundredths
Source: Building Safety Code Division, Department of Public Works
*Recent Addition to 2007
*2018.4 – Decrease in the 4th Quarter of 2018 was due to interuptions by Super Typhoon Yutu.

  Permits Issued % Change from Previous Quarter Commercial Residential Government* Project Cost
($US Millions)
% Change from Previous Quarter Commercial Residential Government*
Source: CNMI Economic Indicator / CSD
2021.4 83 38.33% 9 53 21 $10.07 -54.51% 1.7 3.01 5.35
2021.3 60 39.53% 9 49 2 $22.14 39.68% 4.92 16.21 1.01
2021.2 43 -36.76% 19 19 5 $15.85 -65.61% 8.62 1.85 5.37
2021.1 68 -20.00% 22 40 6 $46.09 355.32% 40.22 4.7 1.17
2020.4 85 77.08% 13 58 14 $10.12 12.61% 1.92 1.44 6.76
2020.3 48 -29.41% 21 22 5 $8.99 -35.43% 2.35 2.43 4.21
2020.2 68 0.00% 15 51 2 $13.92 13.26% 2.22 1.62 10.08
2020.1 68 -24.44% 20 46 2 $12.29 -4.45% 9.44 2.36 0.49
2019.4 90 -38.36% 24 63 3 $12.86 -33.55% 8.01 2.6 2.25
2019.3 146 28.07% 30 113 3 $19.36 41.03% 9.09 8.34 1.93
2019.2 114 70.15% 26 84 4 $13.73 16.64% 4.04 6.62 3.07
2019.1 67 28.85% 12 52 3 $11.77 -48.95% 8.31 3.25 0.21
2018.4 52 -40.23% 28 22 2 $23.05 161.77% 20.9 0.97 1.18
2018.3 87 -9.38% 22 60 5 $8.81 -67.17% 5.83 2.04 0.94
2018.2 96 26.32% 25 69 2 $26.82 -5.92% 23.69 3.05 0.09
2018.1 76 13.43% 22 52 2 $28.51 -18.82% 26.05 2.41 0.05
2017.4 67 -20.24% 26 36 5 $35.12 239.90% 32.66 1.8 0.66
2017.3 84 -7.69% 23 59 2 $10.33 -41.04% 6.96 2.95 0.43
2017.2 91 -9.00% 29 57 5 $17.52 32.72% 9.41 2.81 5.3
2017.1 100 3.09% 33 59 8 $13.20 -34.92% 6.38 3.58 3.24
2016.4 97 34.72% 45 48 4 $20.29 192.67% 16.45 3.6 0.24
2016.3 72 -29.41% 28 42 2 $6.93 -10.40% 4.21 2.64 0.08
2016.2 102 4.08% 33 63 6 $7.74 -89.29% 3.08 3.42 1.24
2016.1 98 1.03% 34 62 2 $72.21 186.88% 69.04 3.03 0.13
2015.4 97 94.00% 30 62 5 $25.17 91.45% 21.91 2.46 0.8
2015.3 50 11.11% 25 20 5 $13.15 -58.10% 11.56 1.1 0.49
2015.2 45 125.00% 26 18 1 $31.38 1718.68% 30.14 1.19 0.04
2015.1 20 -16.67% 13 7 0 $1.73 -11.20% 1.28 0.31 0.14
2014.4 24 -4.00% 17 7 0 $1.94 -57.87% 1.54 0.41 0
2014.3 25 -7.41% 16 8 1 $4.61 -79.69% 3.82 0.62 0.17
2014.2 27 -27.03% 15 8 4 $22.71 583.44% 20.2 0.48 2.03
2014.1 37 8.82% 18 16 3 $3.32 61.30% 2.13 0.44 0.75
2013.4 34 -15.00% 16 12 6 $2.06 -30.56% 1.18 0.62 0.27
2013.3 40 29.03% 16 18 6 $2.97 -40.44% 1.9 0.78 0.28
2013.2 31 3.33% 19 4 8 $4.98 44.62% 1.56 0.51 2.91
2013.1 30 36.36% 13 12 5 $3.44 15.35% 0.54 0.57 2.33
2012.4 22 -21.43% 10 7 5 $2.99 -47.16% 1.38 1.01 0.59
2012.3 28 21.74% 10 15 3 $5.65 427.02% 4.31 1.14 0.2
2012.2 23 -25.81% 10 10 3 $1.07 -20.00% 0.24 0.53 0.3
2012.1 31 14.81% 13 15 3 $1.34 -60.12% 0.44 0.78 0.11
2011.4 27 -38.64% 17 6 4 $3.36 8.87% 1.44 0.61 1.31
2011.3 44 7.32% 18 17 9 $3.09 19.18% 1.4 0.22 1.47
2011.2 41 28.13% 26 14 1 $2.59 -89.18% 0.15 1.03 1.41
2011.1 32 3.23% 10 16 6 $23.95 984.06% 20.13 0.67 3.14
2010.4 31 -29.55% 18 5 8 $2.21 -71.03% 0.92 0.44 0.85
2010.3 44 7.32% 18 17 9 $7.62 138.97% 0.82 0.77 6.03
2010.2 41 86.36% 26 14 1 $3.19 212.74% 1.56 1.35 0.27
2010.1 22 15.79% 7 13 2 $1.02 -18.63% 0.06 0.84 0.12
2009.4 19 -42.42% 8 10 1 $1.25 -49.91% 0.95 0.3 0
2009.3 33 -5.71% 11 14 8 $2.50 -75.33% 0.27 1.38 0.86
2009.2 35 6.06% 21 10 4 $10.14 335.09% 0.8 0.85 8.49
2009.1 33 -23.26% 15 11 7 $2.33 -80.62% 0.74 1 0.59
2008.4 43 -23.21% 27 15 1 $12.03 -18.53% 11.25 0.77 0
2008.3 56 -1.75% 24 32 0 $14.76 20.46% 12.76 2 0
2008.2 57 0.00% 24 26 7 $12.26 148.10% 9.33 0.75 2.18
2008.1 57 -10.94% 31 25 1 $4.94 11.14% 3.06 1.59 0.3
2007.4 64 14.29% 35 22 7 $4.45 -0.25% 1.51 1.1 1.84
2007.3 56 -21.13% 30 19 7 $4.46 47.23% 3.23 0.86 0.37
2007.2 71 10.94% 35 36 0 $3.03 -29.61% 1.77 1.26 0
2007.1 64 36.17% 21 43 0 $4.30 103.79% 2.46 1.84 0

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