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Latest publication: Building and dwelling production 2022, January

Published: 26 March 2014

Cubic volume covered by granted building permits remained in January on level with the previous year

According to the preliminary data of Statistics Finland's statistics on building and dwelling production, in January 2014 building permits were granted for a total of 1.6 million cubic metres, which is 0.3 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 3.8 per cent in January. The cubic volume covered by permits granted for other than residential buildings was 1.2 per cent higher than in January 2013.

The volume of newbuilding dropped in January by 7.5 per cent from one year back

In January 2014, the constant-price value or the volume of ongoing building production decreased by 7.5 per cent year-on-year.

In January, the volume of construction of residential buildings diminished by 12.5 per cent and that of other than residential building construction by 2.2 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: Merja Järvinen 09 1734 2458, Heli Suonio 09 1734 2481, rakennus.suhdanne@stat.fi

Director in charge: Hannele Orjala

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Updated 26.3.2014

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Building and dwelling production [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-9590. January 2014. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 27.6.2022].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ras/2014/01/ras_2014_01_2014-03-26_tie_001_en.html