Home building permit issues climb close to 30 percent in Q1-Q3
The number of home building permits issued in Hungary rose by an annual 29.8 percent to 22,430 in the first three quarters even as the number of new projects in the capital declined, data released by the Central Statistical Office (KSH) on Thursday show.
The number of home building permits issued in county seats and cities with populations over 50,000 rose by 43.2 percent to 4,474 and the number in smaller cities increased by 56.9 percent to 7,452. The number issued in towns was up 59.9 percent at 6,289.
In Budapest, the number of home building permits fell by 22.9 percent to 4,215.