A more recent publication of this set of statistics is available.

Latest publication: Building and dwelling production 2019, November

3. Building permits by region

Region Volume (1000 m3) Dwellings (No.) Free time residential buildings (No.)
1/2010* 1/2009* 1/2010* 1/2009* 1/2010* 1/2009*
All regions 2364 2271 1940 666 276 207
Continental Finland 2359 2268 1936 664 272 204
Uusimaa 1018 682 817 202 14 2
Metropolitan area 890 551 707 120 1 .
Itä-Uusimaa 15 10 8 9 2 5
Varsinais-Suomi 159 488 135 90 36 17
Satakunta 45 92 46 12 7 15
Kanta-Häme 25 11 22 3 4 5
Pirkanmaa 99 112 168 104 8 20
Päijät-Häme 29 75 17 20 15 10
Kymenlaakso 30 220 16 10 9 3
South Karelia 32 14 10 14 6 7
Etelä-Savo 70 20 18 22 35 14
Pohjois-Savo 109 45 67 11 14 10
North Karelia 58 54 53 5 9 9
Central Finland 68 94 32 17 27 16
South Ostrobothnia 114 65 120 3 13 2
Ostrobothnia 90 119 65 11 9 11
Central Ostrobothnia 23 11 5 8 3 4
North Ostrobothnia 333 91 284 110 29 11
Kainuu 10 14 10 2 6 9
Lapland 33 51 43 11 26 34
Åland 5 4 4 2 4 3

Source: Building and dwelling production, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Kaj Isaksson (09) 1734 3633,

Director in charge: Hannele Orjala


Updated 26.03.2010

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Building and dwelling production [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-9590. January 2010, 3. Building permits by region . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 26.1.2020].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ras/2010/01/ras_2010_01_2010-03-26_tau_003_en.html