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Latest publication: Building and dwelling production 2019, November

Appendix table 4. Building permits by region

Region Volume (1000 m3) Dwellings (No.) Free time residential buildings (No.)
1-5/2013* 1-5/2012 1-5/2013* 1-5/2012 1-5/2013* 1-5/2012
All regions 14 476 15 449 11 572 13 587 1 577 1 963
Continental Finland 14 456 15 362 11 560 13 534 1 568 1 943
Uusimaa 3 847 4 191 3 851 5 058 123 143
Metropolitan area 2 932 2 881 2 897 3 635 7 5
Varsinais-Suomi 1 155 1 383 624 670 173 203
Satakunta 369 613 263 281 44 47
Kanta-Häme 351 359 268 241 61 59
Pirkanmaa 1 063 1 139 1 242 1 273 110 143
Päijät-Häme 505 546 687 543 67 59
Kymenlaakso 466 428 144 149 53 57
South Karelia 501 224 169 157 41 97
Etelä-Savo 616 406 179 190 131 229
Pohjois-Savo 740 789 531 613 103 99
North Karelia 490 415 600 419 58 94
Central Finland 602 666 687 590 127 133
South Ostrobothnia 827 891 346 608 39 64
Ostrobothnia 1 057 860 306 754 94 98
Central Ostrobothnia 206 311 176 148 19 17
North Ostrobothnia 1 125 1 438 1 004 1 320 126 147
Kainuu 133 208 59 89 59 77
Lapland 403 496 424 431 140 177
Åland 20 87 12 53 9 20

Source: Building and dwelling production, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Merja Järvinen 09 1734 2458, Mira Kuussaari 09 1734 3538, rakennus.suhdanne@stat.fi

Director in charge: Hannele Orjala


Updated 31.7.2013

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Building and dwelling production [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-9590. May 2013, Appendix table 4. Building permits by region . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 26.1.2020].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ras/2013/05/ras_2013_05_2013-07-31_tau_004_en.html