(PCBS) Building Licenses in Palestine, Fourth Quarter 2014
Number of building licenses in Palestine* increased in the Fourth quarter 2014 compared to the previous quarter of 2014 and increased compared to the Fourth quarter of 2013
A total of 2,144 building licenses were issued in the fourth quarter of 2014.
The total number of building licenses issued in the fourth quarter of 2014 increased by 5.1% compared with the third quarter of 2014, and was 0.3% higher than in the fourth quarter of 2013.
The area of licensed buildings (residential and non-residential) totaled 978 thousand m2 in the fourth quarter of 2014, of which new buildings made up 855.6 thousand m2 and existing buildings comprised 122.4 thousand m2.
The total number of licensed dwellings in the fourth quarter 2014 was 4,116, of which 3,452 were new units with a total area of 618.7 thousand m2 and 664 were existing dwellings with a total area of 104 thousand m2.
The number of new dwellings in the fourth quarter of 2014 was 17.9% higher than the third quarter of 2014, and increased by the same percentage compared to the fourth quarter of 2013
Number of Building Licenses issued in Palestine* Fourth Quarter 2013 to Fourth Quarter 2014
*The data excludes those parts of Jerusalem which were annexed by Israel in1967