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Latest publication: Building and dwelling production 2019, February

Appendix table 4. Building permits by region

Region Volume (1000 m3) Dwellings (No.) Free time residential buildings (No.)
1-8/2012* 1-8/2011 1-8/2012* 1-8/2011 1-8/2012* 1-8/2011
All regions 25 631 32 266 21 412 25 112 3 132 3 734
Continental Finland 25 589 32 115 21 393 24 912 3 122 3 674
Uusimaa 6 792 8 223 7 173 8 268 230 246
Metropolitan area 4 855 5 338 5 352 5 818 12 27
Varsinais-Suomi 2 236 2 660 1 430 2 062 293 376
Satakunta 1 013 1 212 438 807 86 102
Kanta-Häme 537 1 425 392 628 88 106
Pirkanmaa 2 007 2 928 2 008 2 878 234 263
Päijät-Häme 865 877 754 614 109 178
Kymenlaakso 808 1 040 409 508 102 121
South Karelia 696 743 324 456 137 143
Etelä-Savo 623 835 340 500 336 347
Pohjois-Savo 1 139 1 726 1 113 843 160 205
North Karelia 814 769 854 703 128 145
Central Finland 1 422 1 392 1 185 1 497 229 270
South Ostrobothnia 1 418 1 658 1 073 890 109 103
Ostrobothnia 1 275 1 416 915 723 168 209
Central Ostrobothnia 332 345 176 262 32 63
North Ostrobothnia 2 481 2 663 1 929 2 286 250 290
Kainuu 338 460 133 207 125 142
Lapland 793 1 743 747 780 306 365
Åland 42 151 19 200 10 60

Source: Building and dwelling production, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Merja Järvinen 09 1734 2458, Heli Suonio 09 1734 2481, rakennus.suhdanne@stat.fi

Director in charge: Hannele Orjala


Updated 23.10.2012

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Building and dwelling production [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-9590. August 2012, Appendix table 4. Building permits by region . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 21.5.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ras/2012/08/ras_2012_08_2012-10-23_tau_004_en.html