Building permits in Finland, January, 2020
The data series span the period from January 1995 to January 2020.
During that time, the average value for Finland was
1386 building permits with a minumum of 309 building permits
in January 2015 and a maximum of 3721 building permits in June 2006.
The latest number is 449, a change of 7.42% from the previous data point of
418 building permits and a change of -5.07% from a year ago when the level was
473 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
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
Measure: building permits
Source: Statistics Finland
Definition: Building permits are authorizations granted by a government or another regulatory body before the construction of a new building can legally occur.