Construction Statistics from Approved Building Permits (City of Pasig) : Fourth Quarter 2018 (Preliminary Results)

Reference Number: 

2019-657

Release Date: 

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

This Special Release presents data on construction statistics from approved building permits for the National Capital Region (NCR) Provincial Statistical Office III - City of Pasig for the fourth quarter of 2018. Figures are based on the preliminary results of the tabulated data from collected building permits.

Number of approved building permits accumulated 3.7 percent increase in the fourth quarter

The number of approved building permits in Pasig City increased by 3.7 percent to 169 during the fourth quarter of 2018 from 163 of the same quarter of the previous year. However, the total value of construction decreased by 74.5 percent to ₱1.0 billion during the fourth quarter of 2018 from ₱4.0 billion of the same quarter of 2017.

Relative to the entire region, Pasig City contributed 5.4 percent to the number of approved building permits and 2.3 percent to the total value of construction during the fourth quarter of 2018.

Table 1. Number, Floor Area, Value and Average Cost per Floor Area of Building Construction by   City/Municipalityof NCR Provincial Statistical Office III for Fourth Quarter of 2017 and 2018
(Details may not add up to total due to rounding)

City/Municipality Fourth Quarter 2018P Fourth Quarter 2017p
Number Floor Area (sq.m.) Value 
(₱1,000)
Average Cost Per Floor Area Number Floor Area      (sq. m.) Value (₱1,000) Average Cost Per Floor Area
  (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8)
PHILIPPINES

40,369

10,445,927

122,404,322

11,718

33,445

7,742,007

81,698,269

10,553

NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION

3,114

3,176,120

43,745,682

13,773

2,625

1,465,576

22,703,945

15,491

CITY OF PASIG

169

93,262

1,016,507

10,899

163

130,073

3,982,903

30,621

CITY OF MAKATI

429

62,808

3,719,962

59,228

424

76,207

1,559,007

20,458

PATEROS

10

2,058

24,674

11,989

25

2,722

31,047

11,406

TAGUIG CITY

297

1,095,923

10,328,778

9,425

191

70,093

1,025,649

14,633

Source: Private Construction Statistics, Industry Statistics Division, PSA
Note:     p-preliminary
 
 
Number of approved building permits for residential increases while non-residential type of building decreases
 
The number of residential types of building increases by 19.5 percent to 49 during the fourth quarter of 2018 from 41 during the same period of the previous quarter. However, the number of non-residential types of building decreases by 36.8 percent to 12 during the fourth quarter of 2018 from 19 of the same quarter of the previous year.
 
Meanwhile, combined approved building permits for additions, alterations and repairs went up by 4.9 percent to 108 building permits during the fourth quarter of 2018 from 103 of the same quarter of the previous year.
 
Figure 1 compares the number of approved building permits by type of building for the City of Pasig during the fourth quarter of 2017 and 2018. Refer to Table 2 for details.

 
Value of construction for residential type of building goes down
 
The aggregate value of construction for residential type of building in Pasig City decreased by 78.3 percent to ₱0.7 billion in the fourth quarter of 2018 from ₱3.2 billion during the same quarter of the previous year. Also, the value of construction for non–residential type of building went down by 18.2 percent to ₱0.20 billion in fourth quarter of 2018 from ₱0.24 billion in the same quarter of 2017. The total value for additions and alterations/repairs decreased by 76.8 percent to ₱0.1 billion in the fourth quarter of 2018 from ₱0.5 billion during the same quarter of 2017.
 
Figure 2 presents the value of construction by type of building for the Pasig City for the fourth quarter of 2017 and 2018. Refer to Table 2 for details.
 
 
Single residential units record the highest number of approved building permits and residential condominium registers the highest value of construction
 
Among the types of residential building, single residential units registered the highest number of approved building permits with 30 applications or 61.2 percent and residential condominium recorded the highest value of construction amounting to ₱0.6 billion or 84.5 percent of the total value of residential building construction.
 
Figure 3 presents the percentage distribution of the number and value of residential construction by type in Pasig City during the fourth quarter of 2018. Refer to table 2 for details.
 

 

Commercial type of building ranks the highest among non-residential building construction
 
Among the types of non-residential building, the commercial type recorded the highest total number with 11 applications, comprising 91.7 percent of the total number and an aggregate value of ₱167.6 million or 84.8 percent of the total value of non-residential building construction.
 
Figures 4a and 4b present the number and value by type of non-residential building construction in the Pasig City during the fourth quarter of 2018. Refer to Table 2 for details.
 
 
 
 
 
Table 2. Number, Floor Area, Value and Average Cost per Floor Area of Building Construction by Type of Building of NCR Provincial Statistical Office III Pasig City Fourth Quarter of 2017 and 2018
(Details may not add up to total due to rounding)
Type of Building Fourth Quarter 2018P Fourth Quarter 2017P
Number Floor Area
 (sq. m.)
 Value
(₱1,000)
Average Cost per Floor Area Number Floor Area
(sq. m.)
 Value
(₱1,000)
Average Cost per Floor Area
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8)
TOTAL 169 93,262 1,016,507 10,899 163 130,073 3,982,903 30,621
RESIDENTIAL 49 54,862 697,494 12,714 41 113,835 3,218,763 28,276

Single House

30 4,831 65,732 13,606 18 3,076 52,513 17,072

Duplex/Quadruplex

1 339 3,986 11,758 1 180 2,147 11,928

Apartment/
Accessoria

15 2,684 37,244 13,876 19 6,569 58,953 8,974

Residential
Condominium

2 46,693 589,656 12,628 2 103,960 3,103,703 29,855

Others

1 315 876 2,781 1 50 1,446 28,920

NON-RESIDENTIAL

12 33,951 197,585 5,820 19 15,852 241,605 15,241

Commercial

11 32,224 167,585 5,201 18 15,169 239,341 15,778

Industrial

- - - - - - - -

Institutional

1 1,727 30,000 17,371 1 683 2,264 3,315

Agriculture

- - - - - - - -

Others

- - - - - - - -

ADDITIONS

23 4,449 29,576 6,648 4 386 5,401 13,992

ALTERATIONS/
REPAIRS

85 - 91,852 - 99 - 517,134 -
Source: Private Construction Statistics, Industry Statistics Division, PSA
Note:     p-preliminary

Explanatory Notes

 
Scope and Coverage
 
Private construction statistics from approved building permits relate to new constructions and additions, alterations and repairs of existing residential and non-residential buildings and other structures undertaken in all regions/provinces of the country.
 
Source of Information
 
Data are from the original applications of approved building permits collected by PSA-NCR Provincial Statistical Office III field personnel from Local Building Officials in the Pasig City.
 
Limitations:
 
1. Data on building constructions refer to those approved applications during the reference period and not to construction work completed during the reference period.
 
2. The completeness of the number of building permits collected relies on the approval of applications filed with the LBOs. Hence, private building constructions without approved building permits are excluded in the tabulation of data. 
 
Definition of Terms:
 
Building Permit - A written authorization granted by the Local Building Official (LBO) to an applicant allowing him to proceed with the construction of a specific project after plans, specifications and other pertinent documents have been found to be in conformity with the National Building Code (PD 1096).
 
Building - Any independent, freestanding structure comprised of one or more rooms or other spaces, covered by a roof and enclosed with external walls or dividing walls, which extend from the foundation to the roof.
 
Construction - All on-site work done from site preparation, excavation, foundation, assembly of all the components and installation of utilities and equipment of buildings/structures. 
 
Residential Building - A building for which its major parts or more than half of its gross floor area built for dwelling purposes. This type of building can be of the single type, duplex, an apartment and/or accessoria and residential condominium. 
 
Single House - A complete structure intended for a single family or household, i.e. bungalow, 2-storey house, nipa hut. 
 
Duplex - A structure intended for two households, with complete living facilities for each; it is a single structure divided into two dwelling units by a wall extending from the floor to the ceiling. 
 
Apartment - A structure, usually of two storeys, made up of independent living quarters, with independent entrances from internal walls and courts. 
 
Accessoria–Is a one or two-floor structure divided into several dwelling units, each dwelling unit having its own separate entrance from the outside. 
 
Residential Condominium - A structure, usually of several storeys, consisting of multiple dwelling units. 
 
Other residential constructions - Consist of school or company staff houses, living quarters for drivers and maids, and guardhouses.
 
Non-Residential Building - This type includes commercial, industrial, agricultural and institutional buildings.
 
Commercial Buildings - Office buildings and all buildings that are intended for use primarily in wholesale, retail and service trades; i.e. stores, hotels, restaurants, banks, etc. 
 
Industrial Buildings - Buildings which are used to house the production, assembly and warehousing activities of industrial establishments; i.e. factories, plants, mills, repair shops, machine shops, printing press, storage plant, electric generating plants
 
Institutional Buildings - Buildings that are primarily engaged in providing educational instructions and hospital/health care; ports, airports and other government buildings; i.e. school, museums, libraries, sanitaria, churches, hospitals. 
 
Agricultural Buildings - Buildings which are used to house live stocks, plants and agricultural products such as barn, poultry house, piggeries, stables, greenhouses and grain mill. 
 
Other Non-Buildings Constructions - These include cemetery structures, street furniture, waiting sheds, communication towers, etc. 
 
Addition - Any new construction that increases the height or area of an existing building/structure. 
 
Alteration - Construction in a building/structure involving changes in the materials used, partitioning, location/size of openings, structural parts, existing utilities and equipment but does not increase the overall area thereof.
 
Repair – A remedial work done on any damaged or deteriorated portion/s of a building/structure to restore its original condition.  
 
Floor Area of Building - The sum of the area of each floor of the building measured to the outer surface of the outer walls including the area of lobbies, cellars, elevator shafts and all communal spaces in multi-dwellings.  Areas of balconies are excluded. 
 
Total Value of Construction - The sum of the cost of building, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, and others. The value is derived from the approved building permit and represents the estimated value of the building or structure when completed. 
 
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EVELYN F. BERMUDEZ
OIC Provincial Statistics Officer, PSA-NCR III
 

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