TABLE-Revisions to building permits-Commerce Dept

Feb 25 (BestGrowthStock) – The Commerce Department on Thursday revised U.S. building permit data issued on Feb. 17.

The data are seasonally adjusted annual rates, in 1,000s:
PCT CHANGE Jan (Prev) Dec (Prev) Jan10/09 (Prev)
Permits -4.7 -4.9 10.9 10.9 17.1 16.9
RATES Jan (Prev) Dec (Prev) Jan09 (Prev)
Permits 622 621 653 653 531 531
PERMITS Jan (Prev) Dec (Prev) Jan09 (Prev)
Single 504 507 505 505 342 342
Multiple 118 114 148 148 189 189

REGIONAL BREAKDOWN

Pct (Prev) Rate (Prev)
Northeast -18.9 -17.8 73 74
Midwest -17.5 -20.2 94 91
South -2.5 -1.3 312 316
West 10.9 8.5 143 140
Actual Permits, unadjusted in 1,000s:

Jan (Prev) Dec (Prev) Jan09 (Prev)

40 39 47 47 36 36

Investing Analysis

TABLE-Revisions to building permits-Commerce Dept