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Latest publication: Building and dwelling production 2022, January

Published: 19 June 2014

Cubic volume covered by granted building permits declined by 10 per cent in April

According to the preliminary data of Statistics Finland's statistics on building and dwelling production, in April 2014 building permits were granted for a total of 3.6 million cubic metres, which is 10.2 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 increased by 10.5 per cent in April. The cubic volume covered by permits granted for other than residential buildings was 16.9 per cent lower than in April 2013.

Volume of newbuilding decreased by 4 per cent in April

In April 2014, the constant-price value or the volume of ongoing building production decreased by 4 per cent year-on-year.

The volume of residential building construction went down by 10.7 per cent in April. The volume of other than residential building construction went up by 2.6 per cent from one year ago.

Volume index for newbuilding 2005=100, trend

Volume index for newbuilding 2005=100, trend

Source: Building and dwelling production, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Heli Suonio 029 551 2481, Merja Järvinen 029 551 2458, rakennus.suhdanne@stat.fi

Director in charge: Hannele Orjala

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Updated 19.6.2014

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Building and dwelling production [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-9590. April 2014. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 29.6.2022].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ras/2014/04/ras_2014_04_2014-06-19_tie_001_en.html