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Latest publication: Building and dwelling production 2022, January

Published: 31 May 2013

Cubic volume covered by granted building permits fell by over 3 per cent in the first quarter of 2013 from last year

According to the preliminary data of Statistics Finland's statistics on building and dwelling production, in the first quarter of 2013 building permits were granted for a total of 6.3 million cubic metres, which is 3.1 per cent less than one year ago. The cubic volume covered by permits granted for residential buildings fell by 8.5 per cent over the same period.

Building permits granted and building starts, mil. m3, variable annual sum

Building permits granted and building starts, mil. m3, variable annual sum
In the release the data indicated with an asterisk (*) are preliminary data.

Cubic volume covered by granted building permits decreased by nearly 16 per cent in March

In March 2013, building permits were granted for a total of 2.3 million cubic metres, which is 15.7 per cent less than one year earlier. This is indicated by Statistics Finland’s preliminary data from statistics on building and dwelling production.

The cubic volume covered by permits granted for residential buildings decreased by 23.6 per cent in March. The cubic volume covered by permits granted for other than residential buildings fell by 12 per cent from one year ago.

The volume of newbuilding went down in March by over 12 per cent from one year back

In March 2013, the constant-price value or the volume of ongoing building production decreased by 12.1 per cent year-on-year.

The volume of construction of residential buildings decreased by 3.6 per cent and that of other than residential building construction by 19.5 per cent from one year back.

Volume index for newbuilding 2005=100, trend

Volume index for newbuilding 2005=100, trend

Source: Building and dwelling production, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Heli Suonio 09 1734 2481, Merja Järvinen 09 1734 2458

Director in charge: Hannele Orjala

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Updated 31.5.2013

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Building and dwelling production [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-9590. March 2013. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 7.7.2022].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ras/2013/03/ras_2013_03_2013-05-31_tie_001_en.html