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Published: 15 March 2016

Building costs remained on level with the previous year in February

According to Statistics Finland, building costs remained in February 2016 at the same level as in the year before. The prices of labour inputs in construction increased by 0.8 per cent. The prices of materials went down by 0.3 per cent and the prices of services by 2.2 per cent year-on-year.

Long term development of the Building Cost Index

Long term development of the Building Cost Index
From January to February, the total index of building costs rose by 0.2 per cent. The prices of labour inputs went up by 0.1 per cent and the prices of materials by 0.3 per cent. The prices of services fell by 0.2 per cent from the previous month.

Building cost index 2015=100, February 2016

Professional construction of new buildings Weights Index Monthly change, % Annual change, %
Total index   1000 100,1 0,2 0,0
By type of cost Labour inputs 400 100,9 0,1 0,8
Materials 510 99,7 0,3 -0,3
Services 90 98,4 -0,2 -2,2
By purpose of use Residential building 440 100,1 0,1 0,0
Other building construction 560 100,1 0,2 0,0

Source: Building cost index. Statistics Finland

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Updated 15.03.2016

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Building cost index [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-5841. February 2016. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 15.4.2024].
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