Official Statistics of Finland

Building and dwelling production

Producer: Statistics Finland
Data:

Latest release:
Cubic volume of granted building permits decreased further year-on-year
24 Sep 2019
According to Statistics Finland, in May to July 2019, building permits were granted for a total of 11.9 million cubic metres, which is 5.8 per cent lower than in the corresponding period one year ago. The cubic volume of residential building construction declined by 22.9 per cent, but the cubic volume of other types of buildings grew.

Next release:
22 Oct 2019

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: 19.10.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ras/index_en.html