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Building Permits Survey

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created Feb 28, 2012

updated Feb 28, 2012

Description

The Building Permits Survey provides data on the number and valuation of new housing units authorized by building permits. Data are available monthly, year-to-date, and annually at the national, Division, Region, state, county, and metropolitan area levels, and for individual jurisdictions. The data are from the Building Permits Survey.

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Construction and Housing
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Licensing and Attribution
Data Provided By
US Census Bureau
Source Link
(none)
Dataset Summary
Agency
Department of Commerce
Sub-Agency
US Census Bureau
Date Released
1959
Date Updated
01/27/2012
Time Period
Calendar month
Frequency
Monthly
High Value Dataset
Y
Suggested by Public
N
Dataset Information
Data.gov Data Category Type
Tool Catalog
Specialized Data Category Designation
Statistical
Unique ID
5607
Extended Type
Data Extraction Tool
Contributing Agency Information
Citation
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Manufacturing and Construction Division, http://www.census.gov/construction/bps/
Agency Program Page
http://www.census.gov/construction/bps/
Agency Data Series Page
http://www.census.gov/cgi-bin/briefroom/BriefRm
Dataset Coverage
Unit of Analysis
Number and valuation of new housing units authorized by building permits by size of structure
Granularity
Jurisdictions
Geographic Coverage
United States
Data Quality
Data Quality Certification
Yes
Privacy and Confidentiality
Yes
Applicable Information Quality Guideline Designation
U.S. Census Bureau