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Latest publication: Building cost index 2019, August

Appendix table 3. Materials 2010=100

Material 2015 May
Index YoY Percentage change
Labour 106,1 0,4
Materials 108,2 0,4
Soil material 111,7 4,1
Precast concrete units 104,3 -0,4
Timber supports 98,3 -2,0
Heat insulation 114,0 -2,7
Ventilation equipment 102,1 -0,6
Ventilation ducts 72,5 -7,9
Control systems 119,4 1,4
Electrical distribution centres 106,0 1,3
Light fittings 105,4 -0,8
Lift 97,7 -2,6
Construction site surface structures and equipment 111,7 2,4
Reinforced concrete 148,4 9,5
Steel structures 104,5 2,3
Bricks and blocks 109,3 -4,2
Mortars and screeds 100,7 0,4
Fasteners and supports 111,9 0,5
Timber 103,5 -0,6
Building boards and suspended ceilings 109,1 1,0
Timber frame windows and doors 108,5 -1,0
Roofing materials 109,2 -1,7
Floor coverings 92,8 -4,4
Paints, wallpapers and tiles 108,3 -0,1
Kitchen fittings and domestic appliances 104,2 -0,1
Water and sewerage fittings 107,7 0,4
Water, sewerage and heating pipes 106,2 0,6
Heating equipment 99,7 -1,5
Electrical installation 108,7 1,4
Services 116,5 1,1

Source: Building cost index. Statistics Finland

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Updated 16.6.2015

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Building cost index [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-5841. May 2015, Appendix table 3. Materials 2010=100 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 20.9.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/rki/2015/05/rki_2015_05_2015-06-16_tau_004_en.html