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Latest publication: Rents of dwellings 2021, 4th quarter

Published: 27 October 2020

Non-subsidised rents increased most in Kerava, in Vantaa and in Porvoo

The rents of non-subsidised rental dwellings increased most in the year in Kerava (1,9%), in Vantaa (1,8%) and in Porvoo (1,8%) in the third quarter of 2020.

The development of rents in non-subsidised rental dwellings, index 2015=100

The development of rents in non-subsidised rental dwellings, index 2015=100

In large towns, the rents of non-subsidised rental dwellings have increased most in Vantaa, Turku, Tampere and Helsinki compared to 2015. The rise in rents was lowest in Seinäjoki, Riihimäki and Hämeenlinna. In Greater Helsinki, rents have risen by 8 per cent and in the rest of the country by 6 per cent from 2015.

Rents for non-subsidised rental dwellings, 3rd quarter 2020

Region Index 2015=100 Quarterly change in index, % Yearly change in index, % Number* Rent per square meter (euro/m²) Rent for new tenancies (euro/m²)
Whole country 106.9 0.2 1.2 107 061 15.1 16.0
Greater Helsinki 107.9 0.2 1.5 39 731 20.2 21.4
Rest of the country (whole country - Greater Helsinki) 106.2 0.2 1.0 67 330 12.9 13.7
Helsinki 107.8 0.1 1.4 22 245 21.4 22.8
Helsinki 1 106.2 -0.1 1.0 2 796 23.0 25.1
Helsinki 2 107.9 0.0 1.5 8 865 22.5 23.6
Helsinki 3 106.4 0.3 1.3 2 706 19.9 20.2
Helsinki 4 110.0 0.3 1.7 7 878 18.7 19.6
Espoo-Kauniainen 107.2 0.3 1.7 7 992 18.2 19.2
Vantaa 109.3 0.3 1.8 9 494 18.0 18.5
Satellite municipalities 107.2 0.1 1.1 4 739 14.9 15.9
Tampere 108.0 0.2 1.6 10 935 15.3 15.8
Turku 108.8 0.4 1.7 7 803 14.4 15.6
Lahti 104.1 -0.0 0.1 3 920 13.5 13.6
Kuopio 107.2 0.1 0.6 3 262 14.5 14.8
Jyväskylä 105.8 -0.1 0.2 5 220 14.4 15.1
Oulu 107.3 0.2 1.5 6 159 13.3 13.6
1) * Number of observations included in the index calculation

The average rent level of non-subsidised rental dwellings is highest in Helsinki, EUR 21.4 per m² and lowest in Kouvola, EUR 10.9 per m². In new tenancies signed in the last six months, the average price of a rented square metre of a one-room flat was EUR 27.8 per m² in Helsinki, EUR 19.3 per m² in Tampere and EUR 18.5 per m² in Turku.

These data derive from Statistics Finland's quarterly statistics on rents of dwellings, which is based on data from the Social Insurance Institution housing aid register and private rental housing companies.


Source: Rents of dwellings, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Martti Korhonen 029 551 3451, Elina Peltoniemi 029 551 3088, asuminen.hinnat@stat.fi

Head of Department in charge: Hannele Orjala

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Updated 27.10.2020

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Rents of dwellings [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-1018. 3rd quarter 2020. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 29.6.2022].
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