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Latest publication: Building and dwelling production 2019, June

Appendix table 4. Building permits by region

Region Volume (1000 m3) Dwellings (No.) Free time residential buildings (No.)
1-8/2014* 1-8/2013* 1-8/2014* 1-8/2013* 1-8/2014* 1-8/2013*
All regions 22 060 24 338 19 824 17 882 2 599 2 752
Continental Finland 22 008 24 294 19 776 17 859 2 594 2 740
Uusimaa 7 371 6 439 8 782 6 048 200 208
Metropolitan area 4 406 4 356 6 312 4 355 13 15
Varsinais-Suomi 1 729 1 812 1 138 978 296 301
Satakunta 945 754 446 408 106 95
Kanta-Häme 496 530 165 334 58 79
Pirkanmaa 1 660 2 187 1 835 1 800 204 198
Päijät-Häme 716 731 557 819 141 129
Kymenlaakso 737 1 054 150 214 83 100
South Karelia 750 811 341 283 80 78
Etelä-Savo 516 852 193 313 241 236
Pohjois-Savo 829 1 246 799 880 147 188
North Karelia 732 762 734 852 114 103
Central Finland 808 1 056 993 1 004 164 198
South Ostrobothnia 981 1 280 758 599 78 64
Ostrobothnia 868 1 718 605 507 140 157
Central Ostrobothnia 279 391 127 239 29 33
North Ostrobothnia 1 781 1 678 1 587 1 780 196 228
Kainuu 198 237 56 173 79 105
Lapland 613 754 510 628 238 240
Åland 52 44 48 23 5 12

Source: Building and dwelling production, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Heli Suonio 029 551 2481, Merja Järvinen 029 551 2458, rakennus.suhdanne@stat.fi

Director in charge: Hannele Orjala


Updated 22.10.2014

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Building and dwelling production [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-9590. August 2014, Appendix table 4. Building permits by region . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 18.9.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ras/2014/08/ras_2014_08_2014-10-22_tau_004_en.html