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Latest publication: Building and dwelling production 2019, June

Published: 22 October 2014

Cubic volume covered by granted building permits declined by 8 per cent in August

According to the preliminary data of Statistics Finland's statistics on building and dwelling production, building permits were granted in August 2014 for a total of 1.9 million cubic metres, which is 8.5 per cent less than one year ago.

Building permits granted and building starts, mil. m3, variable annual sum

Building permits granted and building starts, mil. m3, variable annual sum
In the release the data indicated with an asterisk (*) are preliminary data.

The cubic volume covered by building permits granted for residential buildings went down by 12.5 per cent in August. The cubic volume covered by permits granted for other than residential buildings was 6.1 per cent lower this August than in August 2013.

Volume of newbuilding decreased by 11 per cent in August

In August 2014, the constant-price value or the volume of ongoing building production decreased by 10.8 per cent year-on-year.

In August, the volume of construction of residential buildings decreased by 10.8 per cent and that of other than residential building construction by 10.9 per cent from one year back.

Volume index for newbuilding 2005=100, trend

Volume index for newbuilding 2005=100, trend

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

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Updated 22.10.2014

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Building and dwelling production [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-9590. August 2014. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 19.9.2019].
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