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Latest publication: Building cost index 2022, February

Published: 13 February 2015

Building costs grew by 0.9 per cent year-on-year in January

According to Statistics Finland, building costs were 0.9 per cent higher in January 2015 than in January of the previous year. The prices of labour inputs in construction increased by 1.4 per cent. The prices of materials went up by 0.7 per cent and the prices of other inputs by 0.6 per cent from one year ago.

Building cost index 2010=100

Building cost index 2010=100

From December to January, the total index of building costs rose by 0.2 per cent. The prices of labour inputs increased by 0.5 per cent. The prices of materials and other inputs went up by 0.1 per cent month-on-month.

Source: Building cost index. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Jose Lahtinen 029 551 3776, Merja Järvinen 029 551 2458,

Director in charge: Hannele Orjala

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Updated 13.02.2015

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Building cost index [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-5841. January 2015. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 26.5.2022].
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