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Latest publication: Building and dwelling production 2019, August

Appendix table 4. Building permits by region

Region Volume (1000 m3) Dwellings (No.) Free time residential buildings (No.)
1-6/2011* 1-6/2010 1-6/2011* 1-6/2010 1-6/2011* 1-6/2010
All regions 24 111 23 254 19 076 18 071 2 622 3 231
Continental Finland 24 087 23 089 19 042 17 946 2 608 3 170
Uusimaa 6 549 5 537 6 951 5 769 179 133
Metropolitan area 4 542 3 909 4 955 4 243 27 14
Itä-Uusimaa . 514 . 436 . 33
Varsinais-Suomi 1 964 1 936 1 531 1 347 270 343
Satakunta 677 681 526 376 73 109
Kanta-Häme 1 247 892 491 516 72 81
Pirkanmaa 1 991 1 649 1 998 2 029 163 222
Päijät-Häme 654 836 478 487 129 127
Kymenlaakso 900 380 423 249 83 90
South Karelia 518 593 411 251 89 116
Etelä-Savo 641 691 389 242 255 318
Pohjois-Savo 1 388 1 082 495 851 142 191
North Karelia 563 660 523 474 96 139
Central Finland 984 1 200 1 036 835 194 278
South Ostrobothnia 1 202 1 290 684 680 77 79
Ostrobothnia 1 102 1 165 540 561 162 155
Central Ostrobothnia 267 568 197 257 53 31
North Ostrobothnia 1 735 2 001 1 623 1 738 209 280
Kainuu 261 244 172 182 93 127
Lapland 1 443 1 168 574 666 269 318
Åland 25 166 34 125 14 61

Source: Building and dwelling production, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Merja Järvinen (09) 1734 2458, Heli Suonio (09) 1734 2481

Director in charge: Hannele Orjala


Updated 30.8.2011

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Building and dwelling production [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-9590. June 2011, Appendix table 4. Building permits by region . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 15.11.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ras/2011/06/ras_2011_06_2011-08-30_tau_004_en.html