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Appendix table 11. Dwelling construction by building type 2003-2012, number, building permits and building starts

  Building permits Starts
Dwellings total Detached houses Attached houses Blocks of flats Dwellings total Detached houses Attached houses Blocks of flats
2003   35 923 14 919 5 821 14 713 31 377 13 078 4 899 13 042
2004   35 046 15 999 5 129 13 471 32 380 14 180 4 902 12 947
2005   37 135 17 327 6 182 13 455 34 275 16 411 5 435 12 100
2006   36 370 17 025 5 691 12 827 33 997 15 671 5 478 12 354
2007   33 609 15 498 4 553 13 022 30 769 14 466 4 086 11 623
2008   27 061 11 636 3 558 11 322 23 476 11 255 2 794 8 854
2009   27 513 9 650 2 728 14 181 23 130 8 915 2 111 11 389
2010   33 642 12 221 3 857 16 715 33 712 12 104 3 822 16 907
2011   34 529 11 724 4 494 17 676 31 476 11 032 3 919 16 140
I 7 214 2 277 885 4 016 5 386 1 436 610 3 264
II 13 179 4 657 1 762 6 381 11 476 4 328 1 446 5 587
III 7 937 2 783 968 4 043 8 453 3 261 1 113 3 980
IV 6 199 2 007 879 3 236 6 161 2 007 750 3 309
2012* I 6 544 2 035 694 3 493 4 624 1 199 429 2 911
II 10 794 3 779 1 390 5 523 11 092 3 589 1 498 5 632
III 7 076 2 139 1 007 3 828 7 670 2 771 1 134 3 697

Source: Building and dwelling production, Statistics Finland

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Updated 27.11.2012

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Building and dwelling production [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-9590. September 2012, Appendix table 11. Dwelling construction by building type 2003-2012, number, building permits and building starts . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 16.9.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ras/2012/09/ras_2012_09_2012-11-27_tau_011_en.html