Official Statistics of Finland

Building and dwelling production

Producer: Statistics Finland
Data:

Latest release:
Cubic volume covered of granted building permits increased from one year back
25 May 2021
According to Statistics Finland, building permits were granted in January to March 2021 for a total of 9.0 million cubic metres, 6.3 per cent more than one year ago. The cubic volume of construction of residential buildings increased in the period by 24.7 per cent and that of other than residential building construction by 1.5 per cent. At the same time, 3.7 per cent more building projects were started than last year, but the constant-price volume of building production remained 4.4 per cent lower than one year ago.

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: Data on statistics on building and dwelling production for April to June are published in less detail than usual
25 Aug 2020
The data of the statistics on building and dwelling production for April to June are exceptionally released with less extensive content than usual without a database table on permits for building projects, building starts and completed projects (12fy -- Building and dwelling production, 1995M01-2020M05).

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Building and dwelling production [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-9590. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 17.6.2021].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ras/index_en.html