In December 2019, 2 006 building permits were issued, presenting the increase of 36.6% related to December 2018. Index of anticipated value of works in December 2019 was increased by 14.1% relative to December 2018.
Observed by types of constructions, in December 2019, 74.5% of building permits related to buildings and 25.5% to civil engineering. When referring only to buildings, 66.4% related to residential buildings and 33.6% to non–residential ones, while regarding civil engineering, the largest number related to pipelines, communication and electric power lines (62.4%).
According to the permits issued in December 2019 in the Republic of Serbia, building of 3 072 dwellings with average area of 78.5 m2 was recorded. Out of the total number of dwellings in new residential buildings, 6.7% of dwellings will be built in single-dwelling buildings, with average area of 141.8 m², and 92.4% of dwellings will be in buildings with three and more dwellings, with significantly smaller average area of 71.4 m².
Anticipated value of works of new construction in December 2019 amounted to 76.4% of totally anticipated value of works. Observed by areas, the greatest construction activity is expected in Beogradska oblast (30.7%) of totally anticipated value of works, followed by Južnobanatska oblast (11.0%), Južnobačka oblast (9.8%), Rasinska oblast (5.2%) and Raska oblast (5.2%), while the shares of other areas are from 0.2% up to 4.9%.