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Definition of concepts

Housing starts
Residential construction project supervised by the college of surveyors.
Establishment
Structurally separate and independent area where economic activities dependent on a company are or could be carried out.

Methodological aspects

The information on housing starts comes from the construction permits of the Colleges of Building Supervisors in Catalonia.

As for the business premises, contains all those in which it carries out any of the activities included in the Catalan Classification of Economic Activities (CCAE-2009), except for agricultural production.

Unavailable information is represented using the symbol ":". When the value is lower than that of the minimum unit to be able to estimate the statistical operation or if it effects statistical confidentiality, the symbol used is "..".