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Appendix table 11. Dwelling construction by building type 2004-2013, number, building permits and building starts

  Building permits Starts
Dwellings total Detached houses Attached houses Blocks of flats Dwellings total Detached houses Attached houses Blocks of flats
2004   35 046 15 999 5 129 13 471 32 380 14 180 4 902 12 947
2005   37 135 17 327 6 182 13 455 34 275 16 411 5 435 12 100
2006   36 370 17 025 5 691 12 827 33 997 15 671 5 478 12 354
2007   33 609 15 498 4 553 13 022 30 769 14 466 4 086 11 623
2008   27 061 11 636 3 558 11 322 23 476 11 255 2 794 8 854
2009   27 513 9 650 2 728 14 181 23 130 8 915 2 111 11 389
2010   33 642 12 221 3 857 16 715 33 712 12 104 3 822 16 907
2011   34 529 11 724 4 494 17 676 31 476 11 032 3 919 16 140
2012   31 745 10 104 4 048 16 933 28 818 9 237 3 765 15 332
I 6 728 2 076 702 3 610 4 410 1 218 389 2 782
II 11 140 3 923 1 470 5 667 11 094 3 602 1 438 5 722
III 7 379 2 342 1 059 3 876 7 767 2 777 1 167 3 732
IV 6 498 1 763 817 3 780 5 547 1 640 771 3 096
2013* I 6 134 1 453 663 3 872 5 781 1 184 513 3 944
II 8 833 3 095 1 103 4 476 9 863 3 159 1 123 5 355
III 5 187 1 721 706 2 594 6 734 2 222 825 3 525

Source: Building and dwelling production, Statistics Finland

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Updated 27.11.2013

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Building and dwelling production [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-9590. September 2013, Appendix table 11. Dwelling construction by building type 2004-2013, number, building permits and building starts . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 12.11.2019].
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