Official Statistics of Finland

Building and dwelling production

Producer: Statistics Finland
Data:

Latest release:
Cubic volume covered by granted building permits declined in March to May
21 Jul 2017
According to Statistics Finland, building permits were granted for a total of 12.2 million cubic metres in March to May 2017. The cubic volume of building permits granted was 2.7 per cent lower than in the corresponding period one year previously. The cubic volume granted for residential buildings increased by 12.5 per cent. The cubic volume granted for blocks of flats projects in Greater Helsinki covered nearly 30 per cent of the total cubic metres of building permits for residential buildings in Finland. The cubic volume of building permits granted for commercial and office buildings continued to grow considerably during the period.

Next release:
25 Aug 2017

Description: The statistics on building and dwelling production describe the volume of construction subject to building permits and the volume of production. The statistics describe domestic building production from the viewpoint of the end product. The volume is measured in the statistics with the cubic capacity and number of dwellings of building projects. The volume index of newbuilding describes changes in the value at constant prices of newbuilding in domestic building construction from the comparison period or the base year of the index. The statistics do not extend to conversions and renovations requiring building permits.
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Keywords: building permits, building production, buildings, construction, dwelling production, dwellings, house construction, volume index of newbuilding.
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Change: Previous months' data of the statistics on building and dwelling production have been updated
23 Jan 2017
There was an error in the September to October data of the statistics on building and dwelling production that concerned the calculation of the volume index of newbuilding.

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Building and dwelling production [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-9590. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 21.7.2017].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ras/index_en.html

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