Official Statistics of Finland

Building and dwelling production

Producer: Statistics Finland
Data:

Latest release:
Cubic volume covered by granted building permits declined in March to May year-on-year
24 Jul 2018
According to Statistics Finland, 17.7 per cent fewer building permits were granted in March to May 2018 than in the corresponding period of one year earlier. The cubic volume covered by permits granted for commercial and office buildings declined most, by 29.0 per cent. The cubic volume covered by permits for industrial and warehouse building and residential building construction also decreased significantly. By contrast, the volume of public service building construction went up by 11.4 per cent year-on-year.

Next release:
28 Aug 2018

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: 21.8.2018].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ras/index_en.html