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Building material

The building material refers to the material from which the vertical supporting structures of the building are mainly made. The classification is as follows:
- concrete, light concrete
- brick
- steel
- wood
- other, unknown.

Validity of the definition

  • Valid until (31 December 2078)

Source organisation

  • Tilastokeskus

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