Official Statistics of Finland

Building and dwelling production

Producer: Statistics Finland
Data:

Latest release:
Cubic volume of granted building permits increased in November
21 Jan 2020
According to Statistics Finland, in September to November 2019, building permits were granted for a total of 9.5 million cubic metres, which was 5.9 per cent more than one year ago. The cubic volume grew most in public service buildings, where 47.8 per cent more building permits were granted than one year earlier. The cubic volume covered by permits granted for commercial and office buildings also rose significantly, by 39.4 per cent. The cubic volume granted for residential buildings fell from one year back.

Next release:
25 Feb 2020

Description: The statistics on building and dwelling production describe the volume of construction subject to building permits and the volume of production. The statistics describe domestic building production from the viewpoint of the end product. The volume is measured in the statistics with the cubic capacity and number of dwellings of building projects. The volume index of newbuilding describes changes in the value at constant prices of newbuilding in domestic building construction from the comparison period or the base year of the index. The statistics do not extend to conversions and renovations requiring building permits.
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Keywords: building permits, building production, buildings, construction, dwelling production, dwellings, house construction, volume index of newbuilding.
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Change: Previous months' data of the statistics on building and dwelling production have been updated
23 Jan 2017
There was an error in the September to October data of the statistics on building and dwelling production that concerned the calculation of the volume index of newbuilding.

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Building and dwelling production [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-9590. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 29.1.2020].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ras/index_en.html