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ELSTAT reports decline in building activity in September

Δημοσίευση 10 Δεκεμβρίου 2010, 08:04 / Ανανεώθηκε 27 Ιουνίου 2013, 14:55
ELSTAT reports decline in building activity in September
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Provisional data published by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) on Thursday indicated that the volume of Total Building Activity decreased 23.2 percent in September 2010 compared with the same month in 2009.

Provisional data published by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) on Thursday indicated that the volume of Total Building Activity decreased 23.2 percent in September 2010 compared with the same month in 2009.

ELSTAT figures showed that total public and private Building Activity in the whole country, in terms of the number of building permits issued nationwide, amounted to 3.970 in September. This figure corresponded to 880.4 thousand m2 of surface and 3,128.6 thousand m3 of volume, reflecting respectively a 15.0% decrease in the number of building permits, a 17.2% decrease in surface and a 23.2% decrease in volume, compared to the same month of 2009

Private Building Activity in the whole country came to 3,927 building permits, corresponding to 854.7 thousand m2 of surface and 3,032.4 thousand m 3 of volume. In comparison with the same month of 2009, there was a 15.1% decrease in the number of building permits, a 16.3% decrease in surface and a 21.9% decrease in volume.

Public Building Activity in the whole country in September 2010 amounted to 43 building permits, corresponding to 25.7 thousand m2 of surface and 96.2 thousand m3 of volume. The Public Building Activity accounted for 3.1% of total building volume in September 2010.

In the last twelve months, from October 2009 until September 2010, there was a 10.8% decrease in the number of building permits, a 19.7% decrease in surface and a 24.0% decrease in volume, compared with the corresponding period of October 2008 - September 2009. During the same period, Public Building Activity accounted for the 3.0% of the total building volume.

During the period January-September 2010, total Building Activity(private-public) in the whole country recorded a 10.9% decrease in the number of issued building permits, a 20.7% decrease in surface and a 25.7% decrease in volume, compared with the same period of the year 2009.