Published: 21 August 2009
In June 2009, building permits were granted for a total of 4.1 million cubic metres, which is roughly one-quarter less than one year ago. Cubic volumes went down in almost all building types.
In January-June 2009, building permits were granted for a total of nearly 20 million cubic metres, which is one-quarter less than in the respective period one year earlier. Cubic volumes went down in all building types apart from agricultural buildings. Building permits were granted for just under 11,000 new dwellings, which is good one-quarter less than in January to June 2008.
Granted building permits, moving variable annual sum (1000 m3)
These data derive from the preliminary data of Statistics Finland’s statistics on building permits, which are based on notifications submitted by municipal building supervision authorities about building projects subject to building permits.
Source: Building permits, Statistics Finland
Inquiries: Paula Salminen (09) 1734 2234, Kaj Isaksson (09) 1734 3633
Director in charge: Hannele Orjala
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