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Latest publication: Building and dwelling production 2018, April

Published: 20 September 2013

Cubic volume covered by granted building permits down by over 7 per cent year-on-year in July

In July 2013, building permits were granted for a total of 1.7 million cubic metres, which is 7.2 per cent less than one year earlier. This is indicated by Statistics Finland’s preliminary data from statistics on building and dwelling production.

Building permits granted and building starts, mil. m3, variable annual sum

Building permits granted and building starts, mil. m3, variable annual sum
In the release the data indicated with an asterisk (*) are preliminary data.

The cubic volume covered by permits granted for residential buildings decreased by 33.3 per cent in July. The cubic volume covered by permits granted for other than residential buildings, in turn, increased by 7.2 per cent from July 2012.

The volume of newbuilding contracted in July by four per cent from one year back

In July 2013, the constant-price value or the volume of ongoing building production decreased by 4.1 per cent year-on-year.

The volume of residential building construction remained almost at the level of July 2012 (+0.4 per cent). The volume of other than residential building construction went down by 8.0 per cent from one year ago.

Volume index for newbuilding 2005=100, trend

Volume index for newbuilding 2005=100, trend

Source: Building and dwelling production, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Merja Järvinen 09 1734 2458, Heli Suonio 09 1734 2481, rakennus.suhdanne@stat.fi

Director in charge: Hannele Orjala

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Updated 20.9.2013

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Building and dwelling production [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-9590. July 2013. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 22.7.2018].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ras/2013/07/ras_2013_07_2013-09-20_tie_001_en.html

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