1,725 building permits issued last year
May 12, 2019 4:55 pm
1,725 building permits for construction work was issued last year with a value of $370 million.
The Fiji Bureau of Statistics reveals the building permits and value of construction works approved increased by 6.6 and 4.8 percent respectively compared to 2017.
The total number of completion certificates issued was 663 with a value of $195.9 million last year.
In the last quarter of 2018, 430 building permits was issued with a collective value of $70.9 million.
Of these 430 permits issued, only 167 completion certificates have been delivered with a value of $32.2 million.
The data is compiled using information supplied by the City and Town councils and Rural Local Authorities.