Finland: Building permits

* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
 Finland

Building permits

 Latest value 601
 Reference September 2022
 Measure building permits
 Source Statistics Finland

The data series span the period from January 1995 to September 2022. During that time, the average value for Finland was 1339 building permits with a minumum of 282 building permits in July 2022 and a maximum of 3723 building permits in June 2006. The latest number is 601, a change of -0.99% from the previous data point of 607 building permits and a change of -41.59% from a year ago when the level was 1029 building permits.

The number of building permits is considered a leading macroeconomic indicator as it typically grows a few months ahead of an economic expansion and declines a few months before an economic slowdown. See more information about that indicator on our Building permits page.
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Measure: building permits
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Definition: Building permits are authorizations granted by a government or another regulatory body before the construction of a new building can legally occur.
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