Annex A - Annual Data
1 Building Warrant Applications
The average number of building warrants and amendments issued in Scotland each year is approximately 42,000. The number of building warrants and amendments issued in Scotland dropped by 11% from average levels during 2020-21 due to Covid-19, (see Chart A).
2 Completion Certificates
The number of completion certificates accepted each year in Scotland is approximately 48,000. The number of completion certificates has fallen by 26% from average levels during 2020-21 due to Covid-19, (see Chart B).
3 Value of Works
The building standards services in Scotland verify construction projects with a value of works of approximately £7 billion annually. The value of works in Scotland reduced from average levels during 2020-21 by 14% (see Chart C). Building warrant fees are based on value of works, so fee income levels also reduced during 2020-21 by approximately 9%.