Statistics on Building Construction
The approved building permits provide monthly data on building construction at the municipal level nationwide. These construction statistics include the number, floor area, type of building and value of construction. Statistics generated from approved building permits are the bases of estimating level of construction of national income accounts and an indicator on the level of investment in the country. As such, the data is valuable in analyzing present economic conditions and past developments, forecasting future trends and making policy decisions.
The generation of construction statistics from approved building permits covers all municipalities and cities issuing building permits for the construction of residential and non-residential structures, additions and alterations and repairs, demolition, landscaping and putting up of signboards.
Building Construction in Rizal Province
The month of July 2018, posted a total of 420 building permit applications decreased by 42.86 percent compared to the previous month of 294 documents.
The 420 buildings constructed had a total floor area of 58,752 sqm., and value amounting to Php 670M.
Antipolo City registered the highest number of buildings constructed with 147 applications, and total floor area of 26,537 sqm. amounting to Php 314.526M. Followed by San Mateo (65); Taytay (41); Rodriguez (Montalban) (34); and Binangonan (26).