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Published: 20 January 2022

Non-subsidised rents increased in October to December

In October to December 2021, non-subsidised rents increased by 0.6 per cent in Greater Helsinki and by 0.8 per cent in the rest of Finland in a year. The rents of non-subsidised rental dwellings rose most in Turku (1.4%) and Tampere (1.3%) and least in Pori (0.2%), Rovaniemi (0.3%) and Hyvinkää (0.3%). Non-subsidised rents decreased in Mikkeli (-0.1%) and Jyväskylä (-0.2%).

The development of rents in non-subsidised rental dwellings, index 2015=100

The development of rents in non-subsidised rental dwellings, index 2015=100

Compared with 2015, non-subsidised rents have risen most in Turku (10.7 %) and Kerava (10.3%). The rise in rents has been lowest in Seinäjoki (3.7 %) and Hämeenlinna (4.3 %). In Greater Helsinki, rents have risen by 8.7 per cent and in the rest of the country by 7.2 per cent from 2015.

Rents for government-subsidised rental dwellings have increased by 9.2 per cent in Greater Helsinki and by 7.0 per cent in the rest of Finland from 2015. Rents for government-subsidised rental dwellings have risen most in Kuopio (12.0 %) and least in Rovaniemi (2.7 %)

Rents for non-subsidised rental dwellings, 4th quarter 2021

Region Index 2015=100 Quarterly change in index, % Yearly change in index, % Number* Rent per square meter (euro/m²) Rent for new tenancies (euro/m²)
Whole country 107.8 -0.1 0.7 121 797 15.3 16.3
Greater Helsinki 108.7 -0.1 0.6 42 837 20.4 21.5
Rest of the country (whole country - Greater Helsinki) 107.2 -0.0 0.8 78 960 13.1 14.0
Helsinki 108.7 -0.1 0.6 24 124 21.6 22.8
Helsinki 1 107.0 -0.1 0.5 3 551 23.2 25.3
Helsinki 2 108.8 0.0 0.4 9 337 22.7 23.8
Helsinki 3 106.8 -0.2 0.2 2 866 20.3 20.7
Helsinki 4 111.2 -0.3 1.1 8 370 18.9 19.5
Espoo-Kauniainen 107.9 -0.2 0.5 8 409 18.6 19.4
Vantaa 109.9 -0.3 0.5 10 304 18.3 19.3
Satellite municipalities 108.1 -0.3 0.8 5 272 15.0 15.8
Tampere 109.6 -0.0 1.3 11 891 15.6 16.4
Turku 110.7 0.1 1.4 9 205 14.8 15.8
Lahti 104.5 -0.2 0.5 4 271 13.5 14.0
Kuopio 107.9 -0.1 0.7 3 652 14.6 15.1
Jyväskylä 105.6 -0.4 -0.2 5 815 14.5 15.2
Oulu 108.7 0.0 1.2 6 967 13.6 14.1
1) * Number of observations included in the index calculation

In non-subsidised rental dwellings, the highest average rent levels are found in Helsinki (EUR 21.6 per m²), Espoo (EUR 18.6 per m²) and Vantaa (EUR 18.3 per m²). The lowest rents are in Kouvola (EUR 10.9 per m²), Rauma (EUR 11.1 per m²) and Pori (EUR 11.2 per m²). In new tenancies signed during the past six months, the average price of a rented square metre of a one-room flat was EUR 27.8 per m² in Helsinki, EUR 19.9 per m² in Tampere and EUR 18.8 per m² in Turku.

These data derive from Statistics Finland's quarterly statistics on rents of dwellings, which are based on data from the Social Insurance Institution’s housing aid register and private rental housing companies.


Source: Rents of dwellings, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Martti Korhonen 029 551 3451, Elina Peltoniemi 029 551 3088, asuminen.hinnat@stat.fi

Head of Department in charge: Hannele Orjala

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Updated 20.1.2022

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Rents of dwellings [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-1018. 4th quarter 2021. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 2.7.2022].
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