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Latest publication: Prices of dwellings in housing companies 2019, March

Published: 28 July 2015

Prices of dwellings in housing companies increased in the second quarter

In the second quarter of 2015, prices of old dwellings rosein the whole country by 0.8 per cent from the previous quarter. In Greater Helsinki, prices went up by 0.3 per cent, and in the rest of Finland by 1.2 per cent. Compared with the corresponding period of 2014, prices fell by 0,9 per cent in the whole country. In Greater Helsinki prices declined by 0.8 per cent and in the rest of the country by 0.9 per cent.

Development of prices of old dwellings in housing companies quarterly, index 2010=100

Development of prices of old dwellings in housing companies quarterly, index 2010=100

In the second quarter of 2015, the average price per square metre of an old dwelling in a housing company was EUR 2,277 in the whole country, EUR 3,540 Greater Helsinki and EUR 1,711 elsewhere in the country.

Compared with the previous quarter, prices of dwellings in new blocks of flats and terraced houses fell by 1.9 per cent in the whole country. In Greater Helsinki, prices went up by 0.3 per cent, while in the rest of the country prices went down by 3.2 per cent.

Compared with the same period in 2014, prices of new units in housing companies rose by 0.5 per cent in the whole country. In Greater Helsinki, prices went down by 1.3 per cent, while in the rest of Finland they went up by 1.6 per cent. The average price per square metre of new units in housing companies was EUR 3,526 in the whole country, EUR 4,667 in Greater Helsinki and EUR 3,123 in the rest of the country.

The information on old dwellings derive from the statistics on the prices of dwellings in housing companies compiled by Statistics Finland from the Tax Administration’s data. The preliminary data cover roughly two-thirds of completed transactions in old dwellings in blocks of flats and terraced houses. The data on new dwellings in blocks of flats are based on information on the transaction prices of the largest building contractors and estate agents. More detailed price data on dwellings in housing companies are available at http://tilastokeskus.fi/til/ashi/tau_en.html .

Prices of dwellings in housing companies fell in June

According to Statistics Finland’s preliminary data, prices of dwellings in old blocks of flats and terraced houses went down by 0.8 per cent in the whole country from May to June. Prices went down by 0.7 per cent in Greater Helsinki and by 1.0 per cent in the rest of Finland. Compared with June 2014, prices fell by 1.4 per cent in the whole country. Prices went down by 1.6 per cent in Greater Helsinki and by 1.2 per cent in the rest of Finland year-on-year.

Development of prices of old dwellings in housing companies by month, index 2010=100

Development of prices of old dwellings in housing companies by month, index 2010=100

In June 2015, the average price per square metre of an old dwelling in a housing company was EUR 2,230 in the whole country, EUR 3,414 in Greater Helsinki and EUR 1,700 elsewhere in the country.

When the monthly statistics on prices of dwellings in housing companies are published they cover approximately 40 per cent of all transactions made in the latest statistical month. The monthly data become revised during the following months so that the final data for the year are published in the release concerning the first quarter of the following year. For further information about data revisions, see separate tables.


Source: Prices of dwellings in housing companies, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Petri Kettunen 029 551 3558, Martti Korhonen 029 551 3451, asuminen.hinnat@stat.fi

Director in charge: Mari Ylä-Jarkko

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Updated 28.7.2015

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Prices of dwellings in housing companies [e-publication].
ISSN=2323-8801. June 2015. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 24.5.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ashi/2015/06/ashi_2015_06_2015-07-28_tie_001_en.html