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Published: 15 January 2015

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

According to Statistics Finland, building costs were 1.2 per cent higher in December 2014 than in December of the previous year. The prices of labour inputs in construction increased by 0.6 per cent. The prices of materials went up by 1.7 per cent and the prices of other inputs by 0.7 per cent from one year ago.

Building cost index 2010=100

Building cost index 2010=100

From November to December, the total index of building costs declined slightly. The prices of labour inputs remained unchanged from the previous month. The prices of materials went down by 0.1 per cent, and those of other inputs went up by 0.1 per cent month-on-month.

Source: Building cost index. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Jose Lahtinen 029 551 3776, Merja Järvinen 029 551 2458,

Director in charge: Hannele Orjala

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Updated 15.01.2015

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Building cost index [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-5841. December 2014. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 29.11.2022].
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