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Latest publication: Index of real estate maintenance costs 2020, 4th quarter

Published: 11 December 2020

Real estate maintenance costs fell by 0.2 per cent year-on-year

Real estate maintenance costs fell by 0.2 per cent in the third quarter of 2020 compared to the corresponding period of 2019. These data derive from Statistics Finland’s index of real estate maintenance costs 2015=100.

Index of real estate maintenance costs 2015=100 annual changes by quarter, %

Index of real estate maintenance costs 2015=100 annual changes by quarter, %

Of the cost items of the index of real estate maintenance, administration costs increased most, by 2.8 per cent. Water supply, sewerage and waste management costs grew by 2.0 per cent and repair costs by 0.9 per cent. Heating costs went down by 1.7 per cent and electricity costs by 0.1 per cent. Use and maintenance costs fell by 0.7 per cent, cleaning costs by 2.5 per cent and insurance against loss or damage by 0.8 per cent.

Examined by type of building, maintenance costs of residential blocks of flats rose by 0.4 per cent and those of office buildings remained unchanged. The maintenance costs of day care centre buildings fell by 0.9 per cent, those of school buildings by 1.0 per cent and those of health care centres by 1.1 per cent. The maintenance costs of wholesale and retail trade buildings went down by 0.2 per cent and those of industrial buildings by 1.3 per cent year-on-year.

The total index of real estate maintenance fell by 0.7 per cent from the previous quarter.

Real estate tax and plot rent are not included in the index of real estate maintenance costs 2015=100. A special index expanded with these cost items and indices with old base years are available in the Built environment -service .

Index of real estate maintenance costs 2015=100, Cost items: heating, water supply and sewage, electricity

Index of real estate maintenance costs 2015=100, Cost items: heating, water supply and sewage, electricity

Index of real estate maintenance costs 2015=100, Cost items: repairs, use and maintenance, maintenance of outdoor areas

Index of real estate maintenance costs 2015=100, Cost items: repairs, use and maintenance, maintenance of outdoor areas

Index of real estate maintenance costs 2015=100, Cost items: administration, cleaning, waste management

Index of real estate maintenance costs 2015=100, Cost items: administration, cleaning, waste management



Source: Index of real estate maintenance costs 2015=100, Statistics Finland

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Updated 11.12.2020

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Index of real estate maintenance costs [e-publication].
3rd quarter 2020. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 12.5.2021].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/kyki/2020/03/kyki_2020_03_2020-12-11_tie_001_en.html