Official Statistics of Finland

Building and dwelling production

Producer: Statistics Finland
Data:

Latest release:
Cubic volume of granted building permits decreased year-on-year
22 Oct 2019
According to Statistics Finland, in June to August 2019, building permits were granted for a total of 10.2 million cubic metres, which is 4.3 per cent lower than in the corresponding period one year ago. Examined by building type, the cubic volume covered by permits granted for residential buildings decreased most. The cubic volume in other building types also declined, only the cubic volume covered by building permits for commercial and office buildings increased during the period.

Next release:
26 Nov 2019

Description: The statistics on building and dwelling production describe the volume of construction subject to building permits and the volume of production. The statistics describe domestic building production from the viewpoint of the end product. The volume is measured in the statistics with the cubic capacity and number of dwellings of building projects. The volume index of newbuilding describes changes in the value at constant prices of newbuilding in domestic building construction from the comparison period or the base year of the index. The statistics do not extend to conversions and renovations requiring building permits.
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Keywords: building permits, building production, buildings, construction, dwelling production, dwellings, house construction, volume index of newbuilding.
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Change: Previous months' data of the statistics on building and dwelling production have been updated
23 Jan 2017
There was an error in the September to October data of the statistics on building and dwelling production that concerned the calculation of the volume index of newbuilding.

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Building and dwelling production [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-9590. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 23.10.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ras/index_en.html