Official Statistics of Finland

Building and dwelling production

Producer: Statistics Finland
Data:

Latest release:
Cubic volume covered by granted building permits grew by 4 per cent in the first quarter of 2015
19 May 2015
In the first quarter of 2015, building permits were granted for a total of 6.8 million cubic metres, which is 4 per cent more than one year earlier. At the same time, 5 per cent more building projects were started than last year and the constant-price volume of building production still remained 13 per cent lower than one year ago. This is based on the estimated statistics on building and dwelling production, in the compilation of which the data have been corrected by statistical methods based on the data for the previous year.

Next release:
Statistical releases will not be issued in English from these statistics in 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: 25.5.2015].
Access method: http://tilastokeskus.fi/til/ras/index_en.html

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