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Latest publication: Building and dwelling production 2019, October

Appendix table 4. Building permits by region

Region Volume (1000 m3) Dwellings (No.) Free time residential buildings (No.)
1/2013* 1/2012* 1/2013* 1/2012* 1/2013* 1/2012*
All regions 1 618 1 773 1 312 1 648 147 190
Continental Finland 1 617 1 769 1 312 1 646 147 190
Uusimaa 363 533 576 742 16 15
Metropolitan area 326 410 548 654 3 0
Varsinais-Suomi 151 139 25 38 17 28
Satakunta 73 55 11 21 4 8
Kanta-Häme 39 72 19 43 2 8
Pirkanmaa 138 137 83 185 11 10
Päijät-Häme 159 60 193 35 3 4
Kymenlaakso 32 40 24 15 14 7
South Karelia 5 28 2 7 2 12
Etelä-Savo 295 100 16 37 9 31
Pohjois-Savo 54 75 6 65 5 5
North Karelia 43 29 121 7 3 8
Central Finland 61 104 122 97 16 6
South Ostrobothnia 55 154 15 65 3 6
Ostrobothnia 39 46 39 88 8 7
Central Ostrobothnia 10 26 2 10 0 0
North Ostrobothnia 55 117 39 159 9 13
Kainuu 7 10 2 4 3 6
Lapland 38 43 17 28 22 16
Åland 0 4 0 2 0 0

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


Updated 22.3.2013

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Building and dwelling production [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-9590. January 2013, Appendix table 4. Building permits by region . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 18.1.2020].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ras/2013/01/ras_2013_01_2013-03-22_tau_004_en.html