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Published: 20 November 2009

Number of building permits granted for dwellings went up in September

In September, building permits were granted for good 3,200 new dwellings, which is over 60 per cent more than one year earlier. Almost one-half of the dwellings which received building permits were located in the Capital Region.

Permits granted for the construction of new buildings covered a total of approximately 3.6 million cubic metres, which is five per cent less than in last year’s September.

In January to September 2009, new building permits were granted for a total of 29 million cubic metres, which is one-quarter less than in the corresponding period last year. Cubic volumes decreased for all building types apart from agricultural buildings. Building permits were granted for around 18,500 new dwellings, which is 16 per cent less than in the January to September period of 2008.

Granted building permits, moving variable annual sum (1000 m3)

Granted building permits, moving variable annual sum (1000 m3)

*=Preliminary figures

These data derive from the preliminary data of Statistics Finland’s statistics on building permits, which are based on notifications submitted by municipal building supervision authorities about building projects subject to building permits.


Source: Building permits, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Paula Salminen (09) 1734 2234, Kaj Isaksson (09) 1734 3633, rakennus.suhdanne@stat.fi

Director in charge: Hannele Orjala

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Updated 20.11.2009

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Building permits [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-4327. September 2009. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 10.12.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/rl/2009/09/rl_2009_09_2009-11-20_tie_001_en.html