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Latest publication: Building cost index 2022, February

Published: 16 June 2015

Building costs rose by 0,5 per cent year-on-year in May

According to Statistics Finland, building costs were 0.5 per cent higher in May 2015 than in May of the previous year. The prices of labour inputs in construction and the prices of materials rose by 0.4 per cent. The prices of other inputs increased by 1.1 per cent from the year before.

Building cost index 2010=100

Building cost index 2010=100

From April to May, the total index of building costs rose slightly. The prices of labour inputs went down by 0.4 per cent and the prices of other inputs by 0.2 per cent. The prices of materials rose by 0.6 per cent from the previous month.

Source: Building cost index. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Jose Lahtinen 029 551 3776, Merja Järvinen 029 551 2458,

Director in charge: Hannele Orjala

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Updated 16.6.2015

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Building cost index [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-5841. May 2015. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 23.5.2022].
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