In the first three months of 2018 compared with the previous year, number of buildings, floor area of buildings, value of buildings and number of dwelling units decreased by 23.5 percent, 32.9 percent, 19.8 percent and 41.9 percent respectively according to the Construction Permits given by municipalities to the buildings.
Buildings given Construction Permits in the total of January-March 2018;
Total floor area of buildings realized as 30.8 million squaremeters and 15.3 million squaremeters of it realized as residential building, 10 million squaremeters of it realized as non residential building and 5.5 million squaremeters of it realized as common used area.
According to the use of building, two and more dwelling residential buildings had the highest share with 19.9 million squaremeters. It was followed by public entertainment, education, hospital or institutional care buildings with 2.9 million squaremeters.
According to the type of investor, private sector had the highest share with 23 million squaremeters. It was followed by public sector with 7.5 million squaremeters and construction cooperatives with 0.4 million squaremeters respectively. According to the number of dwelling units, from total 135 thousand 521 dwellings, 119 thousand 195 of it was taken by private sector, 15 thousand 36 of it was taken by public sector and a thousand 290 of it was taken by construction cooperatives.
According to the provinces, İstanbul had the highest share with 3.8 million squaremeters. It was followed by Ankara with 1.8 million squaremeters and Antalya with 1.5 million squaremeters respectively. The provinces which had the lowest floor area were Bayburt, Tunceli and Muş respectively.
According to the dwelling units, İstanbul had the highest share with 19 thousand 114 dwelling units. It was followed by Kocaeli with seven thousand 199 dwelling units and İzmir with seven thousand 96 dwelling units respectively. The provinces which had the lowest dwelling units were Muş, Bayburt and Tunceli respectively.