A more recent publication of this set of statistics is available.

Latest publication: Building and dwelling production 2020, July

2. Building permits for dwellings (No.)

Building type 1/2010* Annual change% 1-1/2010* Annual change% Variable annual sum* Annual change%
All buildings 1940 219 1940 219 28679 10
Detached houses 599 175 599 175 9948 -11
Attached houses 160 281 160 281 2811 -18
Blocks of flats 1154 232 1154 232 14972 37
Other than residential buildings 27 2600 27 2600 948 80

Source: Building and dwelling production, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Kaj Isaksson (09) 1734 3633,

Director in charge: Hannele Orjala


Updated 26.03.2010

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Building and dwelling production [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-9590. January 2010, 2. Building permits for dwellings (No.) . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 30.9.2020].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ras/2010/01/ras_2010_01_2010-03-26_tau_002_en.html