Georgia 1-unit Multi Total
Annual Permits* Bldgs Units Value Bldgs Units Value Bldgs Units Value
1985        45,871    45,871           2,443,194         3,740     27,270           686,843        49,611      73,141           3,130,037
1986        50,705    50,705           3,126,359         3,228     26,191           741,845        53,933      76,896           3,868,204
1987        46,415    46,415           3,215,840         2,144     17,802           506,767        48,559      64,217           3,722,607
1988        42,559    42,559           3,068,324         2,097     20,458           619,284        44,656      63,017           3,687,608
1989        35,145    35,145           2,570,145         1,675     15,312           481,314        36,820      50,457           3,051,459
1990        33,009    33,009           2,398,572             836        8,242           321,827        33,845      41,251           2,720,399
1991        33,592    33,592           2,567,793             533        3,988           133,406        34,125      37,580           2,701,199
1992        42,087    42,087           3,408,761             493        2,479              88,671        42,580      44,566           3,497,432
1993        47,599    47,599           4,057,658             886        6,275           243,870        48,485      53,874           4,301,528
1994        52,530    52,530           4,627,467         1,356     12,330           467,503        53,886      64,860           5,094,970
1995        55,027    55,027           4,903,574         1,433     17,198           677,110        56,460      72,225           5,580,684
1996        59,397    59,397           5,429,227         1,489     15,477           645,995        60,886      74,874           6,075,222
1997        59,596    59,596           5,746,781         1,359     15,527           712,833        60,955      75,123           6,459,614
1998        67,879    67,879           7,093,420         1,517     17,522           765,752        69,396      85,401           7,859,172
1999        71,530    71,530           7,861,189         1,421     18,051           888,190        72,951      89,581           8,749,379
2000        68,852    68,852           7,586,218         1,691     22,968        1,136,028        70,543      91,820           8,722,246
2001        71,531    71,531           8,266,079         1,590     21,528        1,195,644        73,121      93,059           9,461,723
2002        75,529    75,529           8,830,328         1,483     21,994        1,215,215        77,012      97,523        10,045,543
2003        80,683    80,683           9,893,972         1,150     16,021           943,244        81,833      96,704        10,837,216
2004        87,731    87,731        11,486,252         1,298     20,625        1,397,956        89,029    108,356        12,884,208
2005        94,467    94,467        12,960,733         1,011     14,869           112,812        95,478    109,336        14,073,545
2006        86,106    86,106        12,951,834         1,167     18,094        1,502,959        87,273    104,200        14,454,793
2007        55,210    55,210           8,846,015         1,131     17,955        1,592,554        56,341      73,165        10,438,569
2008        24,879    24,879           4,039,898             629     10,489           915,009        25,508      35,368           4,954,907
2009 14,674 14,674 2,342,335 338 3,554 275,785 15,012 18,228 2,618,120
2010 14,779 14,779 2,454,770 287 2,486 204,464 15,066 17,265 2,659,234
*Value is $1,000s
Source: Prepared by the Selig Center for Economic Growth, based on Bureau of the Census, Construction Statistics Division: Housing Units Authorized by Building Permits (C-40).