Housing

Buildings and free-time residences

  1980 1990 2000 2010 2015 2016 2017 2018
  Thousand
Residential buildings 840 1 005 1 111 1 235 1 283 1 290 1 294 1 301
  Detached houses 773 908 993 1 102 1 144 1 150 1 152 1 157
  Attached houses 23 53 66 76 80 81 81 82
  Blocks of flats 44 45 52 57 59 60 61 61
Other buildings 92 158 189 211 222 222 229 230
Free-time residences 252 368 451 489 502 503 507 510
Saunas 1) 548 932 1 212 1 502 1 607 1 631 1 651 1 671

1) Only saunas in flats. The total number of saunas was estimated to be over 2,3 million at the end of 2018.

Source: Statistics Finland, Dwellings and housing conditions

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Updated: 20.5.2019

Household-dwelling units, 2018

A household-dwelling unit consists of all persons occupying the same dwelling on a permanent basis

Size of household-
dwelling unit
All buildings Detached
houses
Attached
houses
Blocks of
flats
Other
buildings
1 person 1 191 297 246 021 165 537 753 152 26 587
2 persons 885 410 418 789 118 036 337 717 10 868
3 persons 278 502 151 326 41 297 82 715 3 164
4 persons 228 387 149 798 31 657 45 028 1 904
5 persons 83 745 61 021 8 502 13 414 808
6+ persons 38 158 28 454 2 683 6 384 637
Total 2 705 499 1 055 409 367 712 1 238 410 43 968

Source: Statistics Finland, Dwellings and housing conditions

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Dwellings and living conditions

  1990 2000 2010 2017 2018
Total number of dwellings, thousand 2 210 2 512 2 808 3 003 3 042
Detached houses, % 42,3 40,3 40,5 38,6 38,3
Attached houses, % 11,8 13,5 13,6 13,6 13,5
Blocks of flats, % 42,5 43,5 44,0 45,9 46,4
Tenure status          
Owner-occupied dwelling, % 66,8 58,1 59,2 56,8 . .
Rented dwelling, % 24,7 30,8 29,3 31,7 . .
Right of occupancy dwelling, % . . 1,0 1,3 1,5 . .
Other form of tenure or unknown, % 8,4 10,1 10,3 9,9 . .
Floor area per dwelling, m2 74,4 76,5 79,5 79,8 79,5
Permanently occupied dwellings, thousand 2 037 2 295 2 537 2 680 2 705
Floor area per person, m2 31,4 35,3 39,1 40,5 40,8
Persons living in overcrowded dwellings 1), % 30,4 23,7 17,9 17,2 16,9

1) More than one person per room, excl. kitchen

Source: Statistics Finland, Dwellings and housing conditions 

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Prices of dwellings in blocks of flats

Data on old dwellings based on the Tax Administration's data, data on new dwellings based on the largest real estate agents and building contractors

  Old dwellings New dwellings
  Helsinki region Rest of Finland Helsinki region Rest of Finland
  Unencumbered average prices, €/m2
2010 3 142 1 492 4 346 2 853
2011 3 255 1 536 4 554 2 960
2012 3 353 1 561 5 003 3 140
2013 3 458 1 580 4 974 3 215
2014 3 478 1 578 5 102 3 373
2015 3 515 1 587 5 122 3 403
2016 3 584 1 579 4 980 3 520
2017 3 718 1 588 5 071 3 536
2018 3 874 1 598 5 179 3 664

Source: Statistics Finland, Prices of dwellings in housing companies

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Updated: 3.5.2019

Dwellings in old blocks of flats: real price indices

Dwellings in old blocks of flats: real price indices

 

Source: Statistics Finland, Prices of dwellings in housing companies

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Updated: 3.5.2019

Prices of real estate

  Detached houses Plots for detached houses
  Average
price
Nominal price
index
Real price
index
Average
price
Nominal price
index
Real price
index
  €/m2 2015 = 100 €/m2 2015 = 100
2015 1 541 100,0 100,0 18,6 100,0 100,0
2016 1 549 100,1 99,8 21,2 98,1 97,8
2017 1 560 98,8 97,7 22,7 97,9 96,9
 2018 1 545 96,9 95,0 23,5 103,2 101,1

Source: Statistics Finland, Real estate prices

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Updated: 5.3.2019

Average rents of rented dwellings

  Government-subsidised dwellings Non-subsidised dwellings All rented dwellings
  €/m2/month  
1990 3,91 4,33 4,14
2000 6,39 7,67 7,10
2001 6,64 7,99 7,42
2002 6,92 8,21 7,66
2003 7,16 8,50 7,94
2004 7,37 8,60 8,07
2005 7,54 8,81 8,27
2006 7,68 8,93 8,37
2007 7,96 9,35 8,72
2008 8,38 9,73 9,04
2009 8,93 10,07 9,48
2010 9,28 10,40 9,86
2011 9,90 11,54 10,79
2012 10,25 11,98 11,19
2013 10,64 12,43 11,61
2014 10,96 12,84 11,98
2015 11,21 13,30 12,34
2016 11,38 13,65 12,61
2017 11,53 13,88 12,80
2018 11,60 14,08 12,94

Source: Statistics Finland, Rents of dwellings

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Updated: 1.4.2019

 

Main topic: Housing

Last updated 3 Jun 2019