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Appendix table 11. Dwelling construction by building type 2002-2011, number, building permits and building starts

  Building permits Starts
Dwellings total Detached houses Attached houses Blocks of flats Dwellings total Detached houses Attached houses Blocks of flats
2002   31 235 12 573 4 536 13 653 28 154 10 801 4 094 12 871
2003   35 923 14 919 5 821 14 713 31 377 13 078 4 899 13 042
2004   35 046 15 999 5 129 13 471 32 380 14 180 4 902 12 947
2005   37 135 17 327 6 182 13 455 34 275 16 411 5 435 12 100
2006   36 370 17 025 5 691 12 827 33 997 15 671 5 478 12 354
2007   33 609 15 498 4 553 13 022 30 769 14 466 4 086 11 623
2008   27 061 11 636 3 558 11 322 23 476 11 255 2 794 8 854
2009   27 513 9 650 2 728 14 181 23 130 8 915 2 111 11 389
2010   33 642 12 221 3 857 16 715 33 712 12 104 3 822 16 907
I 7 497 2 411 849 4 170 5 334 1 438 636 3 241
II 10 574 4 524 1 417 4 190 10 972 4 648 1 367 4 791
III 7 486 3 044 827 3 446 9 681 3 660 1 047 4 535
IV 8 085 2 242 764 4 909 7 725 2 358 772 4 340
2011* I 7 153 2 254 841 4 018 5 281 1 436 616 3 151
II 13 107 4 620 1 735 6 352 11 584 4 355 1 410 5 674
III 7 866 2 736 950 4 036 8 447 3 261 1 092 3 986
IV 5 939 1 887 826 3 156 6 874 2 167 832 3 768

Source: Building and dwelling production, Statistics Finland

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Updated 28.2.2012

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Building and dwelling production [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-9590. December 2011, Appendix table 11. Dwelling construction by building type 2002-2011, number, building permits and building starts . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 16.10.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ras/2011/12/ras_2011_12_2012-02-28_tau_011_en.html