In August 2019, 2 136 building permits were issued, presenting the increase of 9.1% related to August 2018. Index of anticipated value of works in August 2019 increased by 124.1% relative to August 2018.
Observed by types of constructions, in August 2019, 80.6% of building permits related to buildings and 19.4% to civil engineering. When referring only to buildings, 70.9% related to residential buildings and 29.1% to non–residential ones, while regarding civil engineering, the largest number related to pipelines, communication and electric power lines (70.1%).
According to the permits issued in August 2019 in the Republic of Serbia, building of 2 575 dwellings with average area of 75.4 m2 was recorded. Out of the total number of dwellings in new residential buildings, 10.3% of dwellings will be built in single-dwelling buildings, with average area of 149.7 m², and 88.0% of dwellings will be in buildings with three and more dwellings, with significantly smaller average area of 66.5 m².
Anticipated value of works of new construction in August 2019 amounted to 84.7% of totally anticipated value of works. Observed by areas, the greatest construction activity is expected in Beogradska oblast (55.6%) of totally anticipated value of works, followed by Južnobačka oblast (9.7%), Sremska oblast (6.6%), Pomoravska oblast (5.5%), and Braničevska oblast (4.2%), while the shares of other areas are from 0.1% to 3.7%.