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Latest publication: Building and dwelling production 2022, January

Published: 20 December 2013

Cubic volume covered by granted building permits down by good 10 per cent year-on-year in October

According to the preliminary data of Statistics Finland's statistics on building and dwelling production, in October 2013 building permits were granted for a total of 2.8 million cubic metres, which is 10.3 per cent less than one year ago.

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.

The cubic volume covered by building permits granted for residential buildings went down by 23.2 per cent. The cubic volume covered by permits granted for other than residential buildings was 4.8 per cent lower than in October 2012.

The volume of newbuilding contracted in October by 6 per cent from one year back

In October 2013, the constant-price value or the volume of ongoing building production decreased by 6.0 per cent year-on-year.

In October, the volume of construction of residential buildings decreased by 7.1 per cent and that of other than residential building construction by 5.0 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, rakennus.suhdanne@stat.fi

Director in charge: Hannele Orjala

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Updated 20.12.2013

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Building and dwelling production [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-9590. October 2013. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 2.7.2022].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ras/2013/10/ras_2013_10_2013-12-20_tie_001_en.html