Official Statistics of Finland

Building and dwelling production

Producer: Statistics Finland
Data:

Latest release:
Cubic volume covered by granted building permits decreased in June to August
20 Oct 2017
According to Statistics Finland, building permits were granted for a total of 8.1 million cubic metres in June to August 2017. The cubic volume of building permits granted was 14.4 per cent lower than in the corresponding period one year previously. Growth occurred only in building permits granted for construction of commercial and office buildings. The cubic volume of residential building construction remained nearly on level with the previous year.

Next release:
24 Nov 2017

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: Previous months' data of the statistics on building and dwelling production have been updated
23 Jan 2017
There was an error in the September to October data of the statistics on building and dwelling production that concerned the calculation of the volume index of newbuilding.

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Building and dwelling production [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-9590. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 23.11.2017].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ras/index_en.html

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