Official Statistics of Finland

Building and dwelling production

Producer: Statistics Finland
Data:

Latest release:
Cubic volume covered by granted building permits declined further in the second quarter
26 Aug 2015
According to Statistics Finland's data, in April to June 2015 building permits were granted for a total of 8.1 million cubic metres, which is 28.4 per cent lower than one year ago. At the same time, 9.8 per cent fewer building projects were started than last year and the constant-price volume of building production remained five per cent lower than one year ago. The data are based on Statistics Finlands statistics on building and dwelling production, in which the data used will be supplemented over coming months and the data now released may still become revised.

Next release:
25 Sep 2015

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: Production interruption of the statistics on building and dwelling production continues estimated data will be published on 19 May 2015
07 May 2015
The production interruption of the statistics on building and dwelling production that began in January continues for the time being.

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Building and dwelling production [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-9590. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 5.9.2015].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ras/index_en.html

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