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Latest publication: Building and dwelling production 2022, January

Published: 29 April 2014

Cubic volume covered by granted building permits decreased by nearly 14 per cent from one year ago

According to the preliminary data of Statistics Finland's statistics on building and dwelling production, in February 2014 building permits were granted for a total of 1.8 million cubic metres, which is 13.7 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 22.5 per cent in February. The cubic volume covered by permits granted for other than residential buildings was 8.7 per cent lower than in February 2013.

The volume of newbuilding dropped in February by 5.8 per cent from one year back

In February 2014, the constant-price value or the volume of ongoing building production decreased by 5.8 per cent year-on-year.

In February, the volume of construction of residential buildings decreased by 11 per cent and that of other than residential building construction by close to one 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 29.4.2014

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Building and dwelling production [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-9590. February 2014. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 27.6.2022].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ras/2014/02/ras_2014_02_2014-04-29_tie_001_en.html