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Latest publication: Building cost index 2022, February

Published: 12 June 2012

Building costs rose by 2.3 per cent in May

Building costs were 2.3 per cent higher in May 2012 than in May 2011. Labour costs in construction rose by 2.1 per cent, prices of materials by 1.8 per cent and prices of other inputs by 5.1 per cent per year. This is indicated by the Building Cost Index of Statistics Finland 2010=100.

Building cost index 2010=100

Building cost index 2010=100

From April to May the total index rose by 0.2 per cent. The prices for labour rose by 0.1 per cent, the prices of materials by 0.3 per cent and the prices of other inputs by 0.2 per cent.

Source: Building cost index. Statistics Finland

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Building cost index [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-5841. May 2012. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 17.5.2022].
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