Official Statistics of Finland

Building and dwelling production

Producer: Statistics Finland
Data:

Latest release:
Cubic volume covered of granted building permits higher than one year earlier
20 Jul 2021
According to Statistics Finland, in March to May 2021, building permits were granted for a total of 13.7 million cubic metres, 18.3 per cent more than one year ago. The cubic volume of residential building construction increased by 20.4 per cent during the period and that of other than residential building construction by 17.5 per cent. At the same time, 16.9 per cent more building projects were started than in the year before but completed building projects remained on a level 6.5 per cent lower than one year ago.

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: Data on statistics on building and dwelling production for April to June are published in less detail than usual
25 Aug 2020
The data of the statistics on building and dwelling production for April to June are exceptionally released with less extensive content than usual without a database table on permits for building projects, building starts and completed projects (12fy -- Building and dwelling production, 1995M01-2020M05).

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Building and dwelling production [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-9590. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 24.7.2021].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ras/index_en.html