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Latest publication: Building cost index 2016, September
Published: 10 October 2008
Building costs rose by 3.6 per cent in twelve months
Building costs rose by 3.6 per cent from September 2007 to September 2008. Labour costs in construction went up by 4.5 per cent, prices of materials by 2.8 per cent and those of other inputs by 4.5 per cent year-on-year. This is indicated by the building cost index of Statistics Finland.
From August to September 2008, the total index of building costs went down by 0.1 per cent. The prices for labour and the prices of those for other inputs went up by 0.1 per cent. The prices of materials went down by 0.3 per cent.
Building Cost Index (2005 = 100) and its year-on-year and month-on-month changes
9/2007 - 9/2008
8/2008 - 9/2008
|Building trade newbuilding|
|By type of building|
|Blocks of flats||115.0||2.7||-0.2|
|Detached residential houses||114.7||2.6||-0.3|
|Office and commercial buildings||114.8||4.0||0.1|
|Industrial and warehouse buildings||115.2||4.2||-0.2|
|Agricultural production buildings||119.9||0.9||-0.3|
Source: Building cost index 2008, September. Statistics Finland
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Last updated 10.10.2008
Official Statistics of Finland (OSF):
Building cost index [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-5841. September 2008. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 22.10.2016].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/rki/2008/09/rki_2008_09_2008-10-10_tie_001_en.html