Official Statistics of Finland

Building and dwelling production

Producer: Statistics Finland
Data:

Latest release:
Cubic volume covered by granted building permits decreased in May to July year-on-year
25 Sep 2018
According to Statistics Finland, the cubic volume covered by granted building permits fell by 5.6 per cent in the May to July period of 2018 from one year ago. The cubic volumes of commercial and office building construction were still considerably lower than in the same period one year earlier. The cubic volume of residential building construction also decreased considerably. The cubic volumes covered by granted building permits for public serving buildings and industrial and warehouse buildings grew strongly.

Next release:
23 Oct 2018

Description: The statistics on building and dwelling production describe the volume of construction subject to building permits and the volume of production. The statistics describe domestic building production from the viewpoint of the end product. The volume is measured in the statistics with the cubic capacity and number of dwellings of building projects. The volume index of newbuilding describes changes in the value at constant prices of newbuilding in domestic building construction from the comparison period or the base year of the index. The statistics do not extend to conversions and renovations requiring building permits.
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Keywords: building permits, building production, buildings, construction, dwelling production, dwellings, house construction, volume index of newbuilding.
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Change: Previous months' data of the statistics on building and dwelling production have been updated
23 Jan 2017
There was an error in the September to October data of the statistics on building and dwelling production that concerned the calculation of the volume index of newbuilding.

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Building and dwelling production [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-9590. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 19.10.2018].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ras/index_en.html