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Rents of government-subsidised dwellings rose more than rents of non-subsidised ones in 2023

release | Rents of dwellings 2023

According to Statistics Finland, rents of government-subsidised dwellings went up by 2.8 per cent in Greater Helsinki and by 3.0 per cent elsewhere in Finland in 2023 from the year before. Rents of non-subsidised dwellings increased by only 0.5 per cent in Greater Helsinki, while the growth in the rest of the country was 2.0 per cent. In Greater Helsinki, the rise in rents of non-subsidised dwellings has slowed down clearly after 2020.

Key selections

  • Over the period of 2016 to 2023, rents of government-subsidised dwellings in the whole country and rents of non-subsidised dwellings outside Greater Helsinki rose most in 2023.
  • In 2023, rents of non-subsidised dwellings increased most in Oulu (2.7%), Hämeenlinna (2.6%) and Rovaniemi (2.4%) and least in Helsinki (0.4%), Espoo (0.4%) and Rauma (0.5%).
  • Rents of government-subsidised dwellings went up most in Kouvola (7.3%), Mikkeli (4.5%) and Lahti (4.3%) and least in Riihimäki (0.8%), Pori (0.9%) and Rovaniemi (1.3%).
  • Concerning non-subsidised dwellings, the rents of family dwellings rose more than those of small dwellings. Rents of government-subsidised dwellings, in turn, mainly went up more for one-room flats and two-room flats.


See key statistical data in the tables.

Rents for non-subsidised rental dwellings 2023

Rents for government-subsidised rental dwellings 2023

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  • Type of funding
  • Region
  • Number of rooms

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