Building activity up 54.7% in June

Private building activity jumped 54.7% in June this year compared with the same month in 2020, with 2,069 building permits issued, representing 572.000 m2 of surface and 2,344,000 m3 of volume, Hellenic Statistical Authority said on Monday.

The statistics service, in a monthly report, said that the June figures showed increases of 17.9% in permits, 57.5% in surface and 54.7% in volume compared with the corresponding period last year.

In the first half of 2021, private building activity was up 36.8% in permits, 60.6% in surface and 53.6% in volume compared with the same period last year.