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Latest publication: Building and dwelling production 2020, September

Published: 31 July 2013

Cubic volume covered by granted building permits decreased by 2 per cent year-on-year in May

In May 2013, building permits were granted for a total of 3.6 million cubic metres, which is two per cent less than one year earlier. This is indicated by Statistics Finland’s preliminary data from statistics on building and dwelling production.

Building permits granted and building starts, mil. m3, variable annual sum

Building permits granted and building starts, mil. m3, variable annual sum
In the release the data indicated with an asterisk (*) are preliminary data.

The cubic volume covered by permits for residential buildings fell by 11.6 per cent in May. The cubic volume covered by permits granted for other than residential buildings, in turn, increased by 3.3 per cent from May 2012.

The volume of newbuilding contracted by four per cent in May from one year back

In May 2013, the constant-price value or the volume of ongoing building production decreased by 4.2 per cent year-on-year.

The volume of construction of residential buildings increased by 2.7 per cent and that of other than residential building construction decreased by 10.3 per cent from one year back.

Volume index for newbuilding 2005=100, trend

Volume index for newbuilding 2005=100, trend

Source: Building and dwelling production, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Merja Järvinen 09 1734 2458, Mira Kuussaari 09 1734 3538, rakennus.suhdanne@stat.fi

Director in charge: Hannele Orjala

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Updated 31.7.2013

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Building and dwelling production [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-9590. May 2013. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 28.11.2020].
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