Published: 3 August 2017

Rents rose by 2.5 per cent in the year

During the second quarter of 2017, the year-on-year increase in rents was 2.5 per cent. The rents of non-subsidised rental dwellings went up by an average of 2.4 per cent in the whole country. In the Greater Helsinki Area the rents of non-subsidised rental dwellings went up by 2.5 per cent and in the rest of Finland by 2.3 per cent. The rents of government subsidised dwellings rose by 2.6 per cent in the whole country. Compared to the previous quarter, the rents of non-subsidised dwellings increased by an average of 0.6 cent and the rents of government subsidised dwellings by 0.7 per cent.

The development of rents and consumer prices, 2010=100

The development of rents and consumer prices, 2010=100

The data derive from quarterly statistics on rents compiled by Statistics Finland. The rent statistics are based on interview data collected in connection with the Labour Force Survey and on the Population Register Centre’s Building and Dwelling Register.


Source: Rents of dwellings, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Martti Korhonen 029 551 3451, Elina Vuorio 029 551 3385, asuminen.hinnat@stat.fi

Director in charge: Sami Saarikivi

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Rents of dwellings [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-1018. 2nd quarter 2017. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 18.10.2017].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/asvu/2017/02/asvu_2017_02_2017-08-03_tie_001_en.html

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