Poland - Building Permits

Poland: Building Permits

Mnemonic HPMT.IPOL
Unit #, NSA
Adjustments Not Seasonally Adjusted
Monthly 15.4 %
Data May 2020 19,338
Apr 2020 16,758

Series Information

Source Central Statistical Office of Poland (GUS)
Release Housing Construction
Frequency Monthly
Start Date 4/30/2009
End Date 5/31/2020

Poland: Real Estate

Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Building Permits May 2020 19,338 16,758 #, NSA Monthly
House Price Index 2019 Q4 127.91 123.32 Index 2010=100, SA Quarterly
Residential Building Permits 2019 101,595 95,463 # Annual
Dwelling Stocks 2018 14,615,112 14,439,777 # Annual
Building Completions 2016 98,949 100,492 # Annual
Non-residential Building Completions 2016 23,072 23,829 # Annual
Residential Building Completions 2016 75,877 76,663 # Annual

Release Information

For Poland, residential stage of construction (permits issued, starts, completions), by count of dwelling units, by owner/intent (private, for sale or rent, for rent, cooperatives, municipal, public building society, and company). Monthly.

  • Data dimension: Owner/intent
  • Measurement: Unitary count of dwellings or events (#)
  • Adjustment: Not seasonally adjusted (NSA)
  • Do all stage-owner combinations exist? No
  • Geo coverage: Country
  • Native frequency: Monthly 
  • Start date: As early as 2004m1


a space for permanent residence - built or remodeled for residential purposes for a single family, structurally separated (by permanent walls) within a building, into which a separate entrance exits from a staircase, passage, common hall or directly from the street, courtyard or garden; consisting of a premises comprising one or several rooms and auxiliary spaces. (i.e.: foyers, hall, bathroom, toilet, wardrobe, pantry, closet). A dwelling in a residence for communities is understood as a unit, which is designated for the permanent residence of the owner, administrator or employees of this building and their families comprising separate households.
Co-operative construction
realized by housing co-operatives, designated for the members of these co-operatives.
Construction designated for sale or rent
realized in order to earn a profit by various investors (e.g., development companies), excluding construction of natural persons conducting economic activity, included in private construction. This form of construction also includes construction of public building societies, realized in order to earn a profit (from rent or the commercial sale of dwellings), designated in full for building rental housing.
Private construction
realized by natural persons (regardless of whether they conduct economic activity), foundations, churches and religious associations, designated for the use of the investor and the investor’s family or for meeting the residential needs of the investor’s employees or for sale or rent (in order to earn a profit).

Data may be subject to revisions with the annual end of year report.