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Appendix table 4. Building permits by region

Region Volume (1000 m3) Dwellings (No.) Free time residential buildings (No.)
1-9/2012* 1-9/2011 1-9/2012* 1-9/2011 1-9/2012* 1-9/2011
All regions 28 719 36 038 24 414 28 330 3 519 4 216
Continental Finland 28 622 35 874 24 366 28 116 3 491 4 150
Uusimaa 7 590 9 099 8 270 9 520 261 279
Metropolitan area 5 399 5 899 6 192 6 696 13 27
Varsinais-Suomi 2 390 2 951 1 492 2 332 323 407
Satakunta 1 158 1 332 581 867 100 114
Kanta-Häme 596 1 540 424 668 98 113
Pirkanmaa 2 349 3 312 2 366 3 233 267 295
Päijät-Häme 955 1 021 867 702 120 209
Kymenlaakso 855 1 219 458 578 107 133
South Karelia 745 795 366 497 155 161
Etelä-Savo 747 913 489 544 366 395
Pohjois-Savo 1 288 1 881 1 246 1 081 172 235
North Karelia 874 895 883 830 154 183
Central Finland 1 571 1 528 1 410 1 614 259 306
South Ostrobothnia 1 529 1 974 1 147 982 113 122
Ostrobothnia 1 369 1 539 964 767 196 228
Central Ostrobothnia 473 393 258 317 40 67
North Ostrobothnia 2 708 2 873 2 194 2 472 270 336
Kainuu 387 514 145 216 150 157
Lapland 1 039 2 096 806 896 340 410
Åland 97 164 48 214 28 66

Source: Building and dwelling production, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Heli Suonio 09 1734 2481, Merja Järvinen 09 1734 2458

Director in charge: Hannele Orjala


Updated 27.11.2012

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Building and dwelling production [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-9590. September 2012, Appendix table 4. Building permits by region . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 19.9.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ras/2012/09/ras_2012_09_2012-11-27_tau_004_en.html