Published: 25 May 2012
Highest numbers of new free-time residences built in Etelä-Savo and Lapland in 2011
According to Statistics Finland, there were 493,000 free-time residences in Finland at the end of 2011. During 2011, the highest numbers of new free-time residences were built in Etelä-Savo and Lapland. By municipality, the highest numbers of new free-time residences were built in Kuusamo, Kittilä and Parainen: over 70 in the year in each. In absolute numbers, the construction of free-time residences decreased further. The building stock contained some 3,600 new free-time residences built in 2011. During the previous decade, the average number of free-time residences built per year was still over 4,000.
Regions with highest numbers of new free-time residences built in 2011
In 2011, the municipality with the highest number of free-time residences was Parainen, which had over 8,000 of them. Hämeenlinna, Kouvola, Salo, Kuopio, Kuusamo and Raasepori had the next highest numbers of free-time residences. In each of them, the stock of free-time residences exceeded 6,000. Varsinais-Suomi was the region with the highest number of free time residences, i.e. 48,600. Etelä-Savo and Pirkanmaa also had more than 45,000 free-time residences.
Source: Buildings and Free-time Residences, Statistics Finland
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Tables in databases
- Appendix table 1. Number of buildings, dwellings and persons by type of building and number of storeys 31 Dec. 2011 (25.5.2012)
- Appendix table 2. Number of buildings by intended use in 1980 - 2011 (25.5.2012)
- Appendix table 3. Number of buildings by heating fuel 1970-2011 (25.5.2012)
- Appendix table 4. Number of buildings by construction material 1960-2011 (25.5.2012)
Official Statistics of Finland (OSF):
Buildings and free-time residences [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-6796. 2011. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 29.8.2015].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/rakke/2011/rakke_2011_2012-05-25_tie_001_en.html