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Published: 15 May 2015

Building costs grew by nearly one per cent year-on-year in April

According to Statistics Finland, building costs were 0.9 per cent higher in April 2015 than in April of the previous year. The prices of labour inputs in construction increased by 1.5 per cent. The prices of materials went up by 0.5 per cent and the prices of other inputs by 1.2 per cent from one year ago.

Building cost index 2010=100

Building cost index 2010=100

From March to April, the total index of building costs declined slightly. The prices of labour inputs went down by 0.1 per cent and the prices of materials by 0.3 per cent. The prices of other inputs rose by 1.3 per cent from the previous 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 15.5.2015

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Building cost index [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-5841. April 2015. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 29.11.2022].
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