Qatar Building Permits

1988 - 2020 | Yearly | Unit | CEIC Data

Key information about Qatar Building Permits

  • Qatar Building Permits data was reported at 3,892.000 Unit in Dec 2020.
  • This records a decrease from the previous number of 4,325.000 Unit for Dec 2019.
  • Qatar Building Permits data is updated yearly, averaging 3,088.000 Unit from Dec 1988 to 2020, with 32 observations.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 6,086.000 Unit in 2008 and a record low of 1,167.000 Unit in 1990.
  • Qatar Building Permits data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by CEIC Data.
  • The data is categorized under World Trend Plus’s Global Economic Monitor – Table: Building Permits: Annual: Middle East and Africa.

CEIC calculates annual Building Permits as the sum of Residential and Non Residential Building Permits. The Planning and Statistics Authority provides Building Permits. Since 2013, Building Permits excludes Doha.

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Qatar Building Permits

What was Qatar's Building Permits in 2020?

Qatar Building Permits data was reported at 3,892.000 Unit in Dec 2020. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
3,892.000 2020 4,325.000 2019 1,167.000 1990 6,086.000 2008 Unit yearly 1988 - 2020

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (Unit) 397.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2022
Algeria (Unit) 12,776.000 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2017 - Dec 2019
Australia (Unit) 22,689.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jul 2001 - Jun 2022
Austria (Unit) 6,401.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2010 - Dec 2021
Belgium (Unit) 2,689.000 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Apr 2022
Bolivia (Unit) 437.000 May 2022 monthly Jan 2004 - May 2022
Bosnia and Herzegovina (Unit) 370.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2013 - Jun 2022
Brazil (Unit) 43.000 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2004 - Apr 2022
Bulgaria (Unit) 3,433.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Jun 2022
Canada (Unit) 38,948.000 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2018 - Apr 2022
Chile (Unit) 9,129.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Jun 2022
Colombia (Unit) 15,253.000 May 2022 monthly Jan 2009 - May 2022
Croatia (Unit) 769.000 May 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - May 2022
Cyprus (Unit) 560.000 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Apr 2022
Czech Republic (Unit) 8,035.000 May 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - May 2022
Denmark (Unit) 2,474.000 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - Mar 2022
Ecuador (Unit) 24,764.000 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Estonia (Unit) 2,060.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Finland (Unit) 3,831.000 May 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - May 2022
Georgia (Unit) 10,095.000 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
Germany (Unit) 19,972.000 May 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - May 2022
Greece (Unit) 1,977.000 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2007 - Apr 2022
Hungary (Unit) 1,707.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Jun 2022
Iran (Unit) 24,844.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 1978 - Dec 2021
Ireland (Unit) 7,742.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1975 - Mar 2022
Italy (Unit) 15,440.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
Jordan (Unit) 1,641.000 May 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - May 2022
South Korea (Unit) 17,767.000 Jun 2022 monthly Oct 1979 - Jun 2022
Latvia (Unit) 1,062.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2003 - Dec 2021
Lithuania (Unit) 2,168.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
Luxembourg (Unit) 243.000 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1992 - Mar 2022
North Macedonia (Unit) 323.000 May 2022 monthly Jan 2008 - May 2022
Malta (Unit) 750.000 Dec 2016 monthly Jan 2000 - Dec 2016
Mauritius (Unit) 6,237.000 2020 yearly 1979 - 2020
Montenegro (Unit) 64.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Morocco (Unit) 3,956.000 Dec 2013 monthly Apr 1997 - Dec 2013
Netherlands (Unit) 2,117.000 May 2022 monthly Jan 2012 - May 2022
New Zealand (Unit) 7,492.000 Jun 2022 monthly Apr 1990 - Jun 2022
Oman (Unit) 46,240.000 2021 yearly 1997 - 2021
Palestinian Territory (Unit) 3,271.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Panama (Unit) 1,244.000 May 2022 monthly Jan 2012 - May 2022
Philippines (Unit) 12,522.000 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Dec 2021
Poland (Unit) 34,810.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jun 2001 - Jun 2022
Portugal (Unit) 6,822.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1971 - Mar 2022
Qatar (Unit) 3,892.000 2020 yearly 1988 - 2020
Romania (Unit) 4,594.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2004 - Jun 2022
Saudi Arabia (Unit) 145,661.000 2020 yearly 1987 - 2020
Serbia (Unit) 2,349.000 May 2022 monthly Jan 2008 - May 2022
Slovakia (Unit) 3,063.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2003 - Mar 2022
Slovenia (Unit) 481.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2013 - Jun 2022
South Africa (Unit) 5,930.000 May 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - May 2022
Spain (Unit) 2,358.000 Feb 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Feb 2020
Sweden (Unit) 3,304,763.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Switzerland (Unit) 11,920.000 2016 yearly 2012 - 2016
Taiwan (Unit) 3,504.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Jun 2022
Thailand (Unit) 21,198.000 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2017 - Apr 2022
Turkey (Unit) 26,040.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Mar 2022
United States (Unit) 157,200.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1959 - Jun 2022

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) 6.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) 3,736.264 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
National Government Debt (USD mn) 26,518.7 2012 yearly 2003 - 2012
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 15.0 2012 yearly 2006 - 2012
Forecast: Government Expenditure (QAR bn) 241.488 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (QAR bn) 338.779 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (QAR bn) 333.691 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
General Government Balance (QAR mn) 13,600.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
General Government Expenditure (QAR mn) 51,400.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
General Government Revenue (QAR mn) 65,000.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
General Government Expenditure: Salaries and Wages (QAR mn) 15,400.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2019 - Mar 2022
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 9.373 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) 8,284.9 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2014 - Jun 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 10,845.1 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - Jun 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) 56.2 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Jun 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 1,510,068.724 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 14,805.011 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 7,796.772 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Imports (USD mn) 2,560.2 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - Jun 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) 12.1 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Jun 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 453,863.188 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 181,247.729 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 152.518 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1989 - Apr 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 324.176 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - Jun 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 1,647.802 Jun 2022 monthly May 1996 - Jun 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 400.000 Apr 2022 monthly May 1996 - Apr 2022
Exports: SITC: Chemicals and Related Products (QAR mn) 29,265.000 2021 yearly 1989 - 2021
Exports: SITC: Manufactured Goods Classified Chiefly by Materials (QAR mn) 8,206.000 2021 yearly 1989 - 2021
Exports: SITC: Crude Materials and Inedible excl Fuels (QAR mn) 2,286.000 2021 yearly 1989 - 2021
Exports: SITC: Mineral Fuels, Lubricants and Related Materials (QAR mn) 257,684.000 2021 yearly 1989 - 2021
Exports: SITC: Machinery and Transport Equipment (QAR mn) 8,401.000 2021 yearly 1989 - 2021
Exports: Asia: India (QAR mn) 26,611.828 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Exports: Asia: Singapore (QAR mn) 12,469.116 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Exports: Asia: China (QAR mn) 27,507.824 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Exports: Asia: South Korea (QAR mn) 24,114.765 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Exports: Asia: Japan (QAR mn) 29,076.985 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Imports: SITC: Food and Live Animals (QAR mn) 10,537.000 2021 yearly 1971 - 2021
Imports: SITC: Machinery and Transport Equipment (QAR mn) 39,519.000 2021 yearly 1971 - 2021
Imports: Asia: China (QAR mn) 14,256.878 2020 yearly 1992 - 2020
Imports: Europe: Italy (QAR mn) 4,254.828 2020 yearly 1992 - 2020
Imports: Europe: Germany (QAR mn) 5,906.038 2020 yearly 1992 - 2020
Imports: Arab Countries: GCC: United Arab Emirates (QAR mn) 1.516 2020 yearly 1992 - 2020
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 741.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 10,266.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 18.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) -1,229.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) -2.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 126.099 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 2,639.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) -2,513.187 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
External Debt (USD mn) 194,500.0 2018 yearly 2000 - 2018
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 106.1 2018 yearly 2000 - 2018
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 12.416 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Foreign Trade Directions: Exports: China (QAR mn) 5,998.000 Jun 2022 monthly May 2017 - Jun 2022
Foreign Trade Directions: Imports: United States of America (QAR mn) 1,180.000 Jun 2022 monthly May 2017 - Jun 2022
Foreign Trade Directions: Imports: China (QAR mn) 1,592.000 Jun 2022 monthly May 2017 - Jun 2022
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Other Investment: Liabilities (QAR mn) -6,572.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Change in Reserves (QAR mn) -623.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Capital (QAR mn) -124.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Portfolio Investment: Assets (QAR mn) -4,014.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Current Account: Transfers: Debit (QAR mn) -15,252.000 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2018
BoP: Current Account: Services: Debit (QAR mn) -31,655.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Portfolio Investment (QAR mn) -3,555.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities (QAR mn) 459.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Net Financial Derivatives (QAR mn) -971.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Current Account: Goods: Imports: fob (QAR mn) -28,484.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial (QAR mn) -33,855.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Overall Balance (QAR mn) 623.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (QAR mn) -2,769.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Other Investment: Assets (QAR mn) -15,584.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Direct Investment (QAR mn) -7,173.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Capital & Financial Account: Financial: Other Investment (QAR mn) -22,156.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Current Account: Income (QAR mn) -8,849.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Current Account: Services (QAR mn) -14,223.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Current Account: Income: Credit (QAR mn) 7,191.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Balance of Payments (BoP): Current Account (QAR mn) 37,371.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Current Account: Goods: Exports: fob (QAR mn) 103,764.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Current Account: Income: Debit (QAR mn) -16,040.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Current Account: Goods (QAR mn) 75,280.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Current Account: Transfers (QAR mn) -14,837.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
BoP: Current Account: Services: Credit (QAR mn) 17,432.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
External Debt: Government: USD (USD mn) 20,800.000 2013 yearly 2001 - 2013
Foreign Direct Investment: Financial and Insurance Activities (QAR mn) 12,900.000 2017 yearly 2008 - 2017
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 2.0 2015 yearly 2000 - 2015
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 43,675.165 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1982 - Jun 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 185,456.758 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1982 - Jun 2022
M2 Growth (%) 9.3 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1983 - Jun 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 4.5 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Jul 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 37,471.9 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 1966 - Jun 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 19.363 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2010 - Mar 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 14.6 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - Jun 2022
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 3,361.593 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 1966 - Jun 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 270,322.775 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 2001 - Jun 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 2.4 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 2002 - Jun 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 352,636.1 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2007 - Jun 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 2.4 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2008 - Jun 2022
Total Loans (USD mn) 335,551.346 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1982 - Jun 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) 1.42 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1983 - Jun 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 111.33 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2011 - Mar 2022
Money Supply: M3: M2 (QAR mn) 675,062.600 Jun 2022 monthly Apr 2004 - Jun 2022
Money Supply: M3: M2: M1: Currency in Circulation (QAR mn) 11,243.900 Dec 2018 monthly Jan 1982 - Dec 2018
Money Supply: M3 (QAR mn) 775,697.600 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1982 - Jun 2022
Money Supply: M3: M2: M1 (QAR mn) 158,977.600 Jun 2022 monthly Apr 2004 - Jun 2022
International Reserves (QAR mn) 211,172.000 Jun 2022 monthly Apr 2004 - Jun 2022
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence Growth (% Point) -3.6 Mar 2020 quarterly Jun 2015 - Mar 2020
Business Confidence Index (BCI): Overall (%) 20.200 Jun 2020 quarterly Jun 2014 - Jun 2020
BCI: Construction: Overall (%) 21.300 Jun 2020 quarterly Jun 2014 - Jun 2020
BCI: Manufacturing: Overall (%) 22.000 Jun 2020 quarterly Jun 2014 - Jun 2020
BCI: Services: Overall (%) 22.600 Jun 2020 quarterly Jun 2014 - Jun 2020
BCI: Mining and Quarrying: Overall (%) 15.800 Jun 2020 quarterly Jun 2014 - Jun 2020

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