Selected building statistics of the private sector as reported by local government institutions May 2011.

 

The value of recorded building plans passed by larger municipalities (at current prices) increased by 5,3% (R1 250,8 million) during January to May 2011 compared with January to May 2010. The biggest increase was reported for non-residential buildings (13,6% or R708,0 million), followed by residential buildings (6,9% or R699,3 million). A slight decrease was reported for additions and alterations (-1,9% or -R156,6 million). The value of buildings reported as completed to larger municipalities (at current prices) decreased by 3,9% (-R695,5 million) during January to May 2011 compared with January to May 2010. The biggest decrease was reported for non-residential buildings (-13,5% or -R660,5 million), followed by residential buildings (-5,3% or -R448,1 million). Additions and alterations reported an increase of 9,5% (R413,1 million) during the above-mentioned period. Contact User Information Services on +27 12 310 8600 Visit the StatsOnline website at www.statssa.gov.za

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