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Buildings and free-time residences

  1980 1990 2000 2010 2016 2017 2018 2019
  Thousand       
Residential buildings 840 1 005 1 111 1 235 1 290 1 294 1 301 1 308
  Detached houses 773 908 993 1 102 1 150 1 152 1 157 1 163
  Attached houses 23 53 66 76 81 81 82 83
  Blocks of flats 44 45 52 57 60 61 61 62
Other buildings 92 158 189 211 222 229 230 230
Free-time residences 252 368 451 489 503 507 510 512
Saunas 1) 548 932 1 212 1 502 1 631 1 651 1 671 1 686

1) Only saunas in flats. The total number of saunas was estimated to be over 2,3 million at the end of 2019.

Source: Statistics Finland, Dwellings and housing conditions

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Updated: 27.5.2020

Household-dwelling units, 2019

A household-dwelling unit consists of all persons occupying the same dwelling on a permanent basis

Size of household-
dwelling unit
All buildings % Detached
houses
Attached
houses
Blocks of
flats
Other
buildings
1 person 1 221 456 44,7 250 216 167 880 777 273 26 087
2 persons 891 582 32,6 422 717 118 647 339 784 10 434
3 persons 276 942 10,1 150 315 41 275 82 377 2 975
4 persons 225 285 8,2 147 233 31 215 45 081 1 756
5 persons 81 706 3,0 59 208 8 366 13 364 768
6+ persons 37 248 1,4 27 506 2 613 6 541 588
Total 2 734 219 100 1 057 195 369 996 1 264 420 42 608

Source: Statistics Finland, Dwellings and housing conditions

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Updated: 27.5.2020

Dwellings and living conditions

  1990 2000 2010 2017 2018 2019
Total number of dwellings, thousand 2 210 2 512 2 808 3 003 3 042 3 076
Detached houses, % 42,3 40,3 40,5 38,6 38,3 37,9
Attached houses, % 11,8 13,5 13,6 13,6 13,5 13,5
Blocks of flats, % 42,5 43,5 44,0 45,9 46,4 46,9
Tenure status            
Owner-occupied dwelling, % 66,8 58,1 59,2 56,8 56,1 . .
Rented dwelling, % 24,7 30,8 29,3 31,7 32,3 . .
Right of occupancy dwelling, % . . 1,0 1,3 1,5 1,6 . .
Other form of tenure or unknown, % 8,4 10,1 10,3 9,9 10,0 . .
Floor area per dwelling, m2 74,4 76,5 79,5 79,8 79,5 79,3
Permanently occupied dwellings, thousand 2 037 2 295 2 537 2 680 2 705 2 734
Floor area per person, m2 31,4 35,3 39,1 40,5 40,8 45,1
Persons living in overcrowded dwellings 1), % 30,4 23,7 17,9 17,2 16,9 16,5

1) More than one person per room, excl. kitchen

Source: Statistics Finland, Dwellings and housing conditions 

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Updated: 27.5.2020

Prices of dwellings in blocks of flats

Data on old dwellings based on the Tax Administration's data, data on new dwellings based on the data of the Central Federation of Finnish Real Estate Agencies and Statistics Finland

  Old dwellings New dwellings
  Helsinki region Rest of Finland Helsinki region Rest of Finland
  Unencumbered average prices, €/m2
2015 3 515 1 588 5 111 3 452
2016 3 584 1 582 5 168 3 733
2017 3 718 1 598 5 206 3 859
2018 3 874 1 598 5 450 3 997
2019 3 966 1 590 5 873 4 073

Source: Statistics Finland, Prices of dwellings in housing companies

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Updated: 8.5.2020

Dwellings in old blocks of flats: real price indices

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Source: Statistics Finland, Prices of dwellings in housing companies

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Updated: 8.5.2020

Prices of real estate

  Detached houses Plots for detached houses
  Average
price
Nominal price
index
Real price
index
Average
price
Nominal price
index
Real price
index
  €/m2 2015 = 100 €/m2 2015 = 100
2015 1 541 100,0 100,0 18,6 100,0 100,0
2016 1 549 100,1 99,8 21,2 98,1 97,8
2017 1 560 98,8 97,7 22,7 97,9 96,9
2018 1 545 96,9 95,0 23,5 103,2 101,1
2019 1 588 96,0 92,9 22,4 100,0 96,9

Source: Statistics Finland, Real estate prices

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Updated: 22.4.2020

Average rents of rented dwellings, €/m2/month

Year Government-subsidised dwellings  Non-subsidised dwellings 
  Helsinki region Rest of Finland Helsinki region Rest of Finland
2015 12,19 10,39 16,87 11,22
2016 12,42 10,51 17,49 11,51
2017 12,74 10,72 18,39 12,29
2018 12,98 10,80 18,78 12,58
2019 13,10 10,92 19,29 12,85

Source: Statistics Finland, Rents of dwellings

Data in Excel format (xlsx)

Updated: 24.4.2020

 

Main topic: Housing

Last updated 27 May 2020