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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.)
All regions 6 569 6 301 6 907 5 571 623 684
Continental Finland 6 568 6 286 6 905 5 566 622 675
Uusimaa 2 355 1 569 3 435 1 992 59 57
Metropolitan area 1 877 1 254 2 808 1 708 2 6
Varsinais-Suomi 511 460 268 284 61 87
Satakunta 315 189 208 67 25 21
Kanta-Häme 56 94 14 73 13 9
Pirkanmaa 627 613 750 763 49 52
Päijät-Häme 168 300 229 472 44 36
Kymenlaakso 188 332 68 113 24 29
South Karelia 379 173 97 62 16 13
Etelä-Savo 69 425 37 69 52 71
Pohjois-Savo 264 253 215 176 38 46
North Karelia 209 210 191 215 26 26
Central Finland 190 200 313 200 31 50
South Ostrobothnia 234 343 157 160 19 11
Ostrobothnia 246 286 257 170 37 50
Central Ostrobothnia 59 128 15 116 11 6
North Ostrobothnia 534 484 448 478 46 39
Kainuu 41 36 14 12 17 21
Lapland 122 192 189 144 54 51
Åland 1 14 2 5 1 9

Source: Building and dwelling production, Statistics Finland

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

Director in charge: Hannele Orjala


Updated 28.5.2014

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Building and dwelling production [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-9590. March 2014, Appendix table 4. Building permits by region . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 17.11.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ras/2014/03/ras_2014_03_2014-05-28_tau_004_en.html