|Adjustments||Not Seasonally Adjusted|
|Release||Building Permits Granted to New Residential Construction|
|Residential Building Completions||2019 Q3||2,675||2,931||#, NSA||Quarterly|
|House Price Index||2019 Q2||131.11||129.2||Index 2015=100, NSA||Quarterly|
|House Price Index for Existing Homes||2019 Q2||132.36||129.38||Index 2015=100, NSA||Quarterly|
|House Price Index for New Homes||2019 Q2||127.61||127.82||Index 2015=100, NSA||Quarterly|
|Dwelling Stocks||2018||99.21||98.57||millions m², NSA||Annual|
|Non-residential Building Completions||2018||739||780||#, NSA||Annual|
|Residential Building Permits||2018||6,655||6,393||#, NSA||Annual|
The purpose of the survey is to estimate short-term changes in construction statistics and to submit this information to users.
National version (EVRK Rev. 2) of the Statistical Classification of Economic Activities in the European Community (NACE Rev. 2), approved by Order No DI-226 of 31 October 2007 of the Director General of Statistics Lithuania (Official Gazette, 2007, No 119-4877);
Classification of Types of Constructions (CC);
Classification of the Statuses of Economic Entities, approved by Order No DI-152 of 12 June 2009 of the Director General of Statistics Lithuania;
Classification of the Legal Forms of Economic Entities, approved by Order No DI-172 of 2 August 2005 of the Director General of Statistics Lithuania.
Population of the statistical survey and parameters estimated
The survey covers enterprises of all legal forms, the main activity of which according to the NACE Rev. 2 is construction.
A sampling unit is an enterprise, an observation unit – a kind of activity unit (KAU).
Survey period – a reporting quarter.
The parameters estimated include construction works carried out (own-account works, construction works carried out by subcontractors, by kind of works, by type of constructions, by territory (within and outside the country), by location of the construction project) and labour input indicators (number of persons employed, hours worked, wages and salaries). The results of the survey represent the activity of all construction enterprises operating in the country in that period.
Statistical survey methods
The survey is carried out applying sampling methods. The stratified sampling plan is used for sample selection. The information on the enterprise’s type of activity and number of persons employed from the Statistical Business Register is used for stratification.
Data are collected from the respondents sampled using a Construction Enterprise Report. The enterprises provide filled in questionnaires by mail or directly in electronic form.
Labour input indicators (the number of persons employed and wages and salaries)) are estimated using the administrative data source – database of the State Social Insurance Fund Board.
Publication of statistical information
Statistical information is disseminated according to a calendar of publication of statistical information of Statistics Lithuania. The indices of construction work carried out compared with the previous period, corresponding period of the previous year, and quarterly average of 2005 are provided. Information at current prices is published by type of constructions. Information on construction work carried out by kind of work and at municipal level is published at the end of the year.
The results of the statistical survey are published:
–in a press release;
–on the website of Statistics Lithuania;
–in the Database of Indicators of Statistics Lithuania;
–in a Eurostat’s press release ;
–in the Eurostat’s database;
–in a monthly publication Economic and Social Development in Lithuania,;
–in annual publications Investment in Tangible Fixed Assets and Construction, Statistical Yearbook of Lithuania and Counties of Lithuania.
Subject to revisions.
For more information, please visit the Statistics Lithuania website at http://www.stat.gov.lt/en/methodology/view/?id=42&pq_id=1599.