Building Licenses Up in Q2, says Statistics Bureau

RAMALLAH, August 27, 2013 (WAFA) – The total number of building licenses issued in the second quarter of 2013 in the Palestinian Territory reached 2,501, registering an increase by 9.6% compared to first quarter of 2013, a press release by the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS) said Tuesday.

The number of building licenses issued for the second quarter of 2013 was 14.2% higher than in the second quarter of 2012, added PCBS.

The press release said the total number of licensed dwellings was 4,369, of which 3,540 were new units.

The number of new dwellings in the second quarter of 2013 was 11.6% higher than in the first quarter of 2013 and 17.8% higher than the second quarter of 2012.

source:WAFA NEWS