| Latest value
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
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.