Official Statistics of Finland

Building and dwelling production

Producer: Statistics Finland

Latest release:
Cubic volume of granted building permits decreased
21 Jul 2020
According to Statistics Finland, in March to May 2020, building permits were granted for a total of 8.8 million cubic metres, 27.6 per cent less than one year ago. The cubic volume granted for residential building construction went down by 13.7 per cent and the cubic volume granted for other than residential building construction by 32.7 per cent. The cubic volume for all building types decreased from one year ago, most the cubic volume granted for construction of public service buildings, by 41.6 per cent.

Next release:
25 Aug 2020

Description: The statistics on building and dwelling production describe the volume of construction subject to building permits and the volume of production. The statistics describe domestic building production from the viewpoint of the end product. The volume is measured in the statistics with the cubic capacity and number of dwellings of building projects. The volume index of newbuilding describes changes in the value at constant prices of newbuilding in domestic building construction from the comparison period or the base year of the index. The statistics do not extend to conversions and renovations requiring building permits.
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Keywords: building permits, building production, buildings, construction, dwelling production, dwellings, house construction, volume index of newbuilding.
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Change: Statistics on building and dwelling production have been reviewed
24 Mar 2020

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Building and dwelling production [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-9590. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 10.8.2020].
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