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Cavite Building Construction: August 2022 (Preliminary)

Release Date: November 11, 2022
Reference Number: 2022-051

This special release provides data on approved building permits that covers all municipalities and cities for the construction of residential and non-residential structures, additions/repairs, renovation, and demolitions in the Province of Cavite that occurred during the month of August 2022.

Data gathered from approved building permits of various Local government offices of the province were generated for the purpose of calculating the national income accounts and estimating the level of construction activity.

The total number of buildings constructed for the month of August 2022 was 2,698. Table 1 shows that Municipality of Naic had the most buildings built with 1,081 buildings. This was followed by City of Gen. Trias and Municipality of Tanza with 300 and 237 constructions, respectively. Also showed significant numbers of construction were City of Imus with 232 and Trece Martires City with 2,116 construction.

The Municipality of Kawit recorded the least buildings constructed for the month of August with only four constructions in total. The Municipalities of General Emilio Aguinaldo and Ternate also recorded fewer number of projects with both six buildings constructed.

As Shown in table 1, the City of General Trias also got the highest Floor area & Value for the month of August 2022, with a total of 113,497sqm for Floor Area and 1,043,938 for Value (PHP1,000). This was followed by Municipality of Silang with a Floor area of 64,796 sqm and 623,448 for Value (PHP1,000). Then Municipality of Naic with a total floor area of 49,716 sqm and 391,869 for Value (PHP1,000).

Figure 1 shows that the total building built during the month of August 2022 were 2,361buildings. Five percent or 122 of the total number of buildings constructed were non-residential, while 95.0% or 2,239 total were residential.

As shown in Figure 2, the majority of buildings built in August 2022 were new construction residential/non-residential, with 2,361 buildings, followed by additions with 242 and alterations and repairs with the least number of 95 construction projects.