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Published: 23 October 2009

Cubic volume of granted building permits decreased markedly in August

In August 2009, building permits were granted for a total of 2.3 million cubic metres, which is good one-quarter less than one year earlier. Cubic volumes decreased for all building types.

In January to August 2009, new building permits were granted for a total of about 25 million cubic metres, which is more than one-quarter less than in the corresponding period last year. Cubic volumes went down for all building types apart from agricultural buildings. Building permits were granted for nearly 15,000 new dwellings, which is one quarter less than in January to August the year before.

Granted building permits, moving variable annual sum (1000 m3)

Granted building permits, moving variable annual sum (1000 m3)

*=Prelimany figures

These data derive from the preliminary data of Statistics Finland’s statistics on building permits, which are based on notifications submitted by municipal building supervision authorities about building projects subject to building permits.


Source: Building permits, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Paula Salminen (09) 1734 2234, Kaj Isaksson (09) 1734 3633

Director in charge: Hannele Orjala

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Updated 23.10.2009

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Building permits [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-4327. August 2009. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 24.1.2020].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/rl/2009/08/rl_2009_08_2009-10-23_tie_001_en.html