Construction Statistics from Approved Building Permits (Pateros): Second Quarter 2020 (Preliminary Results)

Reference Number: 

2023 - 0030

Release Date: 

Friday, July 28, 2023

 

This Special Release presents data on construction statistics from approved building permits for the National Capital Region (NCR) Provincial Statistical Office III - Municipality of Pateros for the second quarter of 2020. Figures are based on the preliminary results of the tabulated data from collected building permits.

Number of approved building permits decreases by 41.9 percent in the second quarter of 2020

The number of approved building permits in the Municipality of Pateros decreased by 41.9 percent to 18 during the second quarter of 2020 from 31 of the same quarter of the previous year. Also, the total value of construction decreased by 24.0 percent to ₱50.1 million during the second quarter of 2020 from ₱65.9 million of the same quarter of 2019.
 
Relative to the entire region, the Municipality of Pateros contributed 3.6 percent to the number of approved building permits and 1.5 percent to the total value of construction during the second quarter of 2020. See Table 1 for details.
 
Table 1. Number, Floor, Area, Value and Average Cost per Floor Area of Building Construction of the Philippines, National Capital Region, and the Municipality of Pateros for
Second Quarter of 2019 and 2020
 
(Details may not add up to total due to rounding)
Source: Private Construction Statistics, Industry Statistics Division, PSA
Note: p-preliminary
 

Number of approved building permits for residential type of building decreases

The number of residential types of building decreased by 42.3 percent to 15 during the second quarter of 2020 from 26 during the same period of the previous year. The number of non-residential types of building decreased by 66.7 percent to 1 during the second quarter of 2020 from 3 of the same period of the previous year.
 
Meanwhile, combined approved building permits for additions and alterations/repairs recorded 2 during the second quarter of 2020, and the same number was also recorded from the same quarter of the previous year.
 
Figure 1 compares the number of approved building permits by type of building for the Municipality of Pateros during the second quarter of 2019 and 2020. Refer to Table 2 for details.
 

Source: Private Construction Statistics, Industry Statistics Division, PSA

Value of construction for residential type of building goes down

The aggregate value of construction for residential type of building in the Municipality of Pateros decreased by 26.4 percent to ₱42.7 million in the second quarter of 2020 from ₱58.0 million during the same quarter of the previous year. The value of construction for non-residential type of building went down by 24.6 percent to ₱5.1 million in second quarter of 2020 from ₱6.8 million in the same quarter of 2019. The total value for additions and alterations/repairs increased by 96.6 percent to ₱2.3 million in the second quarter of 2020 from ₱1.2 million during the same quarter of 2019.
 
Figure 2 presents the value of construction by type of building for the Municipality of Pateros for the second quarter of 2019 and 2020. Refer to Table 2 for details.
 
Source: Private Construction Statistics, Industry Statistics Division, PSA
 

Single residential units recorded the highest number of approved building permits 

Among the types of residential building, single residential units registered the highest number of approved building permits with 8 applications or 53.3 percent and recorded value of construction amounting to ₱16.4 million or 38.5 percent of the total value of residential building construction.
 
On the other hand, apartment/accessoria recorded 7 approved building permits and the highest value of construction with ₱26.3 million or 61.5 percent.
 
Figures 3 and 4 present the percentage distribution of the number and value of residential construction by type in the Municipality of Pateros during the second quarter of 2020. Refer to Table 2 for details.
 
Source: Private Construction Statistics, Industry Statistics Division, PSA
 
Source: Private Construction Statistics, Industry Statistics Division, PSA
 

Commercial type of building is the only recorded non-residential building construction for second quarter

Among the types of non-residential building, only commercial type was recorded for second quarter 2020 with 1 application and an aggregate value of ₱5.1 million.
 
Table 2. Number, Floor Area, Value and Average Cost per Floor Area of Building Construction by Type of Building, City of Municipality of Pateros: Second Quarter of 2019 and 2020
 
(Details may not add up to total due to rounding)
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 Municipality of Pateros.
 
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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PACIANO B. DIZON
Regional Director
Officer-In-Charge
NCR Provincial Statistics Office III

 

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