Building permits in Finland, January 1995 - September 2021:
The data series span the period from January 1995 to September 2021.
During that time, the average value for Finland was
1358 building permits with a minumum of 309 building permits
in January 2015 and a maximum of 3723 building permits in June 2006.
The latest number is 898, a change of 20.7% from the previous data point of
744 building permits and a change of 1.93% from a year ago when the level was
881 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
Longer historical series
* 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.