Permitted dwellings in 2019: + 4.0 % compared to previous year
4.6 % more permitted dwellings in apartment buildings
Approximately 311 200 dwellings were permitted in 2019 in new residential buildings to be constructed. This was 3.0 % or 8 900 dwellings more than in the previous year. This is due in particular to the development for apartment buildings (+ 4.6 %). However, the number of building permits for detached houses also rose by 1.2 % and those for semi-detached houses by 2.6 %.
Less enclosed space in newly constructed non-residential buildings
In the case of new non-residential buildings to be constructed that were permitted in 2019, the enclosed space decreased by 1.1 % to 223.1 mill. m³ compared to the same period of the previous year.
Destatis | Federal Statistical Office