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Latest publication: Building cost index 2019, September

Published: 12 November 2010

Building costs rose by 2.2 per cent in October

Building costs were 2.2 per cent higher in October 2010 than in October 2009. Labour costs in construction rose by 0.4 per cent and prices of materials by 3.9 per cent in the year. Those of other inputs were nearly the same as in October 2009. This is indicated by the Building Cost Index of Statistics Finland.

Building Cost Index (2005=100) and its year-on-year and month-on-month changes

Index October
2010
Change %
10/2009 - 10/2010
Change %
9/2010 - 10/2010
Building trade newbuilding      
Total index 115.2 2.2 0.3
    Labour 114.3 0.4 0.3
    Materials 117.8 3.9 0.4
    Other inputs 108.4 0.0 0.3
       
By type of building      
Newbuilding      
    Blocks of flats 116.5 3.1 0.3
    Detached residential houses 115.2 2.4 0.5
    Office and commercial buildings 114.6 2.0 0.3
    Industrial and warehouse buildings 115.1 1.9 0.3
    Agricultural production buildings 120.1 4.4 0.5

From September to October, the total index of building costs rose by 0.3 per cent. The prices for labour rose by 0.3 per cent, the prices of materials by 0.4 per cent and the prices for those of other inputs by 0.3 per cent.

Source: Building cost index 2010, October. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Ms Sinikka Kanerva +358 9 1734 2231, rakennus.suhdanne@stat.fi

Director in charge: Ms Hannele Orjala

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Last updated 12.11.2010

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Building cost index [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-5841. October 2010. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 18.11.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/rki/2010/10/rki_2010_10_2010-11-12_tie_001_en.html