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Appendix table 4. Building permits by region

Region Volume (1000 m3) Dwellings (No.) Free time residential buildings (No.)
1-12/2010* 1-12/2009 1-12/2010* 1-12/2009 1-12/2010* 1-12/2009
All regions 40 609 40 804 32 973 27 513 5 616 5 780
Continental Finland 40 345 40 560 32 797 27 317 5 521 5 693
Uusimaa 9 682 10 334 11 120 9 135 261 264
Metropolitan area 7 062 6 676 8 638 7 083 47 13
Itä-Uusimaa 836 468 679 377 74 95
Varsinais-Suomi 3 467 3 526 2 218 2 321 573 566
Satakunta 1 455 1 515 827 720 195 225
Kanta-Häme 1 437 1 071 791 739 162 160
Pirkanmaa 3 310 3 829 3 743 2 888 426 433
Päijät-Häme 1 322 1 368 1 015 929 215 238
Kymenlaakso 1 262 1 582 580 549 188 210
South Karelia 1 076 834 566 405 207 230
Etelä-Savo 1 094 1 049 500 344 572 575
Pohjois-Savo 1 733 1 868 1 291 972 308 337
North Karelia 1 087 1 036 841 690 246 252
Central Finland 2 191 1 854 1 673 1 545 414 414
South Ostrobothnia 2 077 2 375 1 375 1 023 139 127
Ostrobothnia 1 919 2 252 825 825 269 263
Central Ostrobothnia 770 794 392 382 52 72
North Ostrobothnia 3 137 2 933 3 047 2 668 455 413
Kainuu 498 390 258 200 205 227
Lapland 1 993 1 482 1 056 605 560 592
Åland 264 245 176 196 95 87

Source: Building and dwelling production, Statistics Finland

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Director in charge: Hannele Orjala


Updated 28.2.2011

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Building and dwelling production [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-9590. December 2010, Appendix table 4. Building permits by region . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 30.9.2020].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ras/2010/12/ras_2010_12_2011-02-28_tau_004_en.html