Housing

Buildings and free-time residences

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

1) Only saunas in flats. The total number of saunas was estimated to be over two millions at the end of 2017.

Source: Statistics Finland, Dwellings and housing conditions

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Updated: 31.5.2018

Household-dwelling units, 2017

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 1 162 308 242 376 162 763 730 195 26 974
2 persons 880 794 415 064 117 566 336 699 11 465
3 persons 281 143 153 169 41 688 82 998 3 288
4 persons 231 604 152 521 32 049 45 076 1 958
5 persons 85 445 62 590 8 634 13 408 813
6+ persons 38 783 29 204 2 681 6 208 690
Total 2 680 077 1 054 924 365 381 1 214 584 45 188

Source: Statistics Finland, Dwellings and housing conditions

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Updated: 14.12.2018

Dwellings

  1990 2000 2010 2016 2017
Total number of dwellings, thousand 2 210 2 512 2 808 2 968 3 003
Owner-occupied dwelling, % 66,8 58,1 59,2 57,3 56,8
Rented dwelling 1), % 24,7 30,8 29,3  2) 31,2  2) 31,7
Right of occupancy dwelling, % . . 1,0 1,3 1,5 1,5
Other form of tenure or unknown, % 8,4 10,1 10,3 10,0 9,9
Floor area per dwelling, m2 74,4 76,5 79,5 79,9 79,8
Floor area per person, m2 31,4 35,3 39,1 40,3 40,5
Overcrowding 3), % 30,4 23,7 17,9 17,4 17,2

1) Incl. official residences and employer-provided dwellings

2) Incl. empty dwellings in buildings inferred as rental buildings

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

Source: Statistics Finland, Dwellings and housing conditions 

Table in Excel format (xlsx)

Updated: 14.12.2018

Prices of dwellings in blocks of flats 1)

  Old dwellings New dwellings
  Helsinki region Rest of Finland Helsinki region Rest of Finland
  Unencumbered average prices, €/m2
2010 3 112 1 482 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

1) 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.

Source: Statistics Finland, Dwellings and housing conditions

Table in Excel format (xlsx)

Updated: 2.5.2018

Dwellings in old blocks of flats: real price indices

Dwellings in old blocks of flats: real price indices

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Updated: 2.5.2018

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

Source: Statistics Finland, Real estate prices

Table in Excel format (xlsx)

Updated: 13.3.2018

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

Source: Statistics Finland, Rents of dwellings

Table in Excel format (xlsx)

Updated: 13.3.2018

 

Main topic: Housing

Last updated 4 Jan 2019