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Latest publication: Building and dwelling production 2018, August

Published: 24 January 2014

Cubic volume covered by granted building permits grew by good 20 per cent year-on-year in November

According to the preliminary data of Statistics Finland's statistics on building and dwelling production, in November 2013 building permits were granted for a total of 2.9 million cubic metres, which is 20.4 per cent more than one year ago. The growth was mainly due to the cubic volume of building permits granted for public service buildings and commercial and office buildings.

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 building permits granted for residential buildings went down by 23.5 per cent in November. The cubic volume covered by permits granted for other than residential buildings was 44 per cent higher than in November 2012.

The volume of newbuilding contracted in November by 6 per cent from one year back

In November 2013, the constant-price value or the volume of ongoing building production decreased by 6.0 per cent year-on-year.

In November, the volume of construction of residential buildings diminished by 9.2 per cent and that of other than residential building construction by 2.5 per cent from one year back.

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 24.1.2014

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Building and dwelling production [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-9590. November 2013. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 22.11.2018].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ras/2013/11/ras_2013_11_2014-01-24_tie_001_en.html