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Appendix table 4. Building permits by region

Region Volume (1000 m3) Dwellings (No.) Free time residential buildings (No.)
1-7/2011* 1-7/2010 1-7/2011* 1-7/2010 1-7/2011* 1-7/2010
All regions 26 691 25 399 21 207 19 870 3 043 3 695
Continental Finland 26 590 25 229 21 090 19 742 2 997 3 629
Uusimaa 6 940 6 011 7 457 6 251 194 138
Metropolitan area 4 696 4 303 5 277 4 659 27 14
Itä-Uusimaa . 539 . 460 . 42
Varsinais-Suomi 2 250 2 163 1 778 1 421 297 389
Satakunta 1 015 848 583 451 85 137
Kanta-Häme 1 268 932 510 549 75 86
Pirkanmaa 2 101 1 811 2 062 2 258 187 261
Päijät-Häme 717 894 579 584 147 140
Kymenlaakso 969 442 490 282 105 110
South Karelia 614 635 448 304 112 129
Etelä-Savo 733 751 486 296 290 365
Pohjois-Savo 1 490 1 160 599 922 168 215
North Karelia 633 730 601 553 112 157
Central Finland 1 150 1 424 1 189 983 224 326
South Ostrobothnia 1 347 1 429 799 792 87 94
Ostrobothnia 1 208 1 188 630 577 176 163
Central Ostrobothnia 283 597 219 283 58 38
North Ostrobothnia 2 028 2 150 1 832 1 863 236 317
Kainuu 317 286 193 206 126 143
Lapland 1 527 1 241 635 707 318 379
Åland 101 170 117 128 46 66

Source: Building and dwelling production, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Heli Suonio (09) 1734 2481, Merja Järvinen (09) 1734 2458

Director in charge: Hannele Orjala


Updated 23.9.2011

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Building and dwelling production [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-9590. July 2011, Appendix table 4. Building permits by region . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 28.3.2020].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ras/2011/07/ras_2011_07_2011-09-23_tau_004_en.html