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Published: 14 June 2013

Building costs grew by 1.2 per cent year-on-year in May

Building costs were 1.2 per cent higher in May 2013 than in May 2012. The prices of labour inputs in construction went up by one per cent, the prices of materials by 1.3 per cent and those of other inputs by 1.4 per cent from one year ago. This is indicated by Statistics Finland's Building Cost Index 2010=100.

Building cost index 2010=100

Building cost index 2010=100

From April to May, the total index of building costs remained unchanged. The prices of labour went up by 0.1 per cent, the prices of materials remained unchanged and those of other inputs went down by 0.2 per cent.

Source: Building cost index. Statistics Finland

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Updated 14.6.2013

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Building cost index [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-5841. May 2013. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 1.12.2022].
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