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Latest statistical information from Statistics Finland on Housing



 



Housing costs of owner-occupied dwellings rose by 1.6 per cent

Tue, 09 Jan 2018 07:00:00 GMT

According to Statistics Finland, the housing costs of owner-occupied dwellings increased by 1.6 per cent in the third quarter of 2017 from the respective quarter of 2016. According to preliminary data, the price of buying a dwelling went up by 1.5 per cent from the corresponding period. Compared with the previous quarter, the housing costs of owner-occupied dwellings remained unchanged and purchasing of dwellings became 0.5 per cent cheaper.



Prices of dwellings in housing companies fell in November

Thu, 28 Dec 2017 07:00:00 GMT

According to Statistics Finlands preliminary data, prices of dwellings in old blocks of flats and terraced houses went down by 1.0 per cent in the whole country from October to November. In Greater Helsinki, prices went down by 0.3 per cent, and in the rest of the country by 1.6 per cent. Compared with the corresponding period of the previous year, prices grew by 0.1 per cent in the whole country. In Greater Helsinki, prices went up by 2.3 per cent, while in the rest of Finland they went down by 1.8 per cent from the year before.



Prices of old single-family houses fell by 1.7 per cent year-on-year in July to September

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 07:00:00 GMT

In the third quarter of 2017, prices for old single-family houses fell by an average of 1.7 per cent from the previous year in the whole country. In Greater Helsinki, prices went up by 3.2 per cent while in the rest of the country they fell by 2.3 per cent compared with the corresponding period of the previous year. Compared with the previous quarter, prices of old single-family houses decreased by an average of 2.3 per cent in the whole country. These data derive from Statistics Finlands Index of real estate prices, which is compiled by utilising data from the real estate transaction register of the National Land Survey of Finland.



Prices of dwellings in housing companies fell in October

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 07:00:00 GMT

According to Statistics Finlands preliminary data, prices of dwellings in old blocks of flats and terraced houses went down by 0.5 per cent in the whole country from September to October. In Greater Helsinki, prices went up by 0.1 per cent, while in the rest of Finland they went down by 1.0 per cent. Compared with the corresponding period of the previous year, prices grew by 0.4 per cent in the whole country. In Greater Helsinki, prices went up by 1.4 per cent, while in the rest of Finland they went down by 0.5 per cent from the year before.



Rents rose by 2.5 per cent in the year

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 07:00:00 GMT

During the third quarter of 2017, the year-on-year increase in rents was 2.5 per cent. The rents of non-subsidised rental dwellings went up by an average of 2.4 per cent in the whole country. In the Greater Helsinki Area the rents of non-subsidised rental dwellings went up by 2.3 per cent and in the rest of Finland by 2.4 per cent. The rents of government subsidised dwellings rose by 2.6 per cent in the whole country. Compared to the previous quarter, the rents of non-subsidised dwellings increased by an average of 0.6 cent and the rents of government subsidised dwellings by 0.5 per cent.



Prices of old dwellings in housing companies rose slightly in the third quarter

Fri, 27 Oct 2017 06:00:00 GMT

According to Statistics Finland's preliminary data, prices of old dwellings in housing companies rose in the whole country by 0.1 per cent in the third quarter of 2017 from the previous quarter. In Greater Helsinki, prices rose by 0.3 per cent, but in the rest of Finland they went down by 0.1 per cent. Compared with the corresponding period of 2016, prices rose by 1.0 per cent in the whole country. In Greater Helsinki, prices went up by 2.6 per cent, while in the rest of Finland they went down by 0.4 per cent.



Ever fewer young people live with their parents in 2016

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 06:00:00 GMT

According to Statistics Finland, ever fewer young people aged 20 to 29 are living with their parents. At the end of 2016, slightly under 17 per cent of the dwelling population aged 20 to 29 were living with their parents. The most popular mode of housing among young people is rental living. Owner-occupied dwellings are usually acquired closer to the age of thirty.



Housing costs of owner-occupied dwellings rose by 1.3 per cent

Mon, 02 Oct 2017 06:00:00 GMT

According to Statistics Finland, the housing costs of owner-occupied dwellings increased by 1.3 per cent in the second quarter of 2017 from the respective quarter of 2016. According to preliminary data, the price of buying a dwelling went up by 1.5 per cent from the corresponding period. Compared with the previous quarter, the housing costs of owner-occupied dwellings went down by 0.1 per cent and purchasing of dwellings became 1.1 per cent more expensive.



Prices of dwellings in housing companies rose in August

Thu, 28 Sep 2017 06:00:00 GMT

According to Statistics Finlands preliminary data, prices of dwellings in old blocks of flats and terraced houses went up by 0.7 per cent in the whole country from July to August. In Greater Helsinki, prices rose by 1.1 per cent and in the rest of the country by 0.3 per cent. Compared with the corresponding period of the previous year, prices grew by 1.4 per cent in the whole country. Prices went up by 2.6 per cent in Greater Helsinki and by 0.3 per cent in the rest of Finland from the previous year.



Prices of old single-family houses fell by 1.5 per cent year-on-year in April to June

Mon, 04 Sep 2017 06:00:00 GMT

In the second quarter of 2017, prices for old single-family houses fell by an average of 1.5 per cent from the previous year in the whole country. In Greater Helsinki, prices went up by 4.5 per cent while in the rest of the country they fell by 2.2 per cent compared with the corresponding period of the previous year. Compared with the previous quarter, prices of old dwellings in detached houses increased by an average of 2.7 per cent in the whole country. These data derive from Statistics Finlands Index of real estate prices, which is compiled by utilising data from the real estate transaction register of the National Land Survey of Finland.



Prices of units in housing companies rose in July

Mon, 28 Aug 2017 06:00:00 GMT

According to Statistics Finlands preliminary data, prices of dwellings in old blocks of flats and terraced houses went up by 0.3 per cent in the whole country from June to July. In Greater Helsinki, prices rose by 0.2 per cent and in the rest of the country by 0.3 per cent. Compared with the corresponding period of the previous year, prices grew by 1.8 per cent in the whole country. In Greater Helsinki, prices rose by 3.9 per cent from the previous year, while in the rest of the country they remained nearly unchanged.



Rents rose by 2.5 per cent in the year

Thu, 03 Aug 2017 06:00:00 GMT

During the second quarter of 2017, the year-on-year increase in rents was 2.5 per cent. The rents of non-subsidised rental dwellings went up by an average of 2.4 per cent in the whole country. In the Greater Helsinki Area the rents of non-subsidised rental dwellings went up by 2.5 per cent and in the rest of Finland by 2.3 per cent. The rents of government subsidised dwellings rose by 2.6 per cent in the whole country. Compared to the previous quarter, the rents of non-subsidised dwellings increased by an average of 0.6 cent and the rents of government subsidised dwellings by 0.7 per cent.



Prices of old dwellings in housing companies rose in the second quarter

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 06:00:00 GMT

According to Statistics Finland's preliminary data, prices of old dwellings in housing companies rose in the whole country by 1.5 per cent in the second quarter of 2017 from the previous quarter. Prices went up by 1.9 per cent in Greater Helsinki and by 1.2 per cent in the rest of Finland. Compared with the corresponding period of 2016, prices rose by 1.2 per cent in the whole country. In Greater Helsinki, prices rose by 2.7 per cent and in the rest of Finland they remained nearly unchanged.



Housing costs of owner-occupied dwellings rose by 1.7 per cent

Fri, 30 Jun 2017 06:00:00 GMT

According to Statistics Finland, the housing costs of owner-occupied dwellings increased by 1.7 per cent in the first quarter of 2017 from the respective quarter of 2016. According to preliminary data, the price of buying a dwelling went up by 1.4 per cent from the corresponding period. Compared with the previous quarter, the housing costs of owner-occupied dwellings rose by 1.1 per cent and purchasing of dwellings became 0.8 per cent more expensive.



Prices of units in housing companies almost unchanged in May

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 06:00:00 GMT

According to Statistics Finlands preliminary data, prices of dwellings in old blocks of flats and terraced houses went up by 0.1 per cent in the whole country from April to May. In Greater Helsinki, prices went up by 0.9 per cent, while in the rest of the country prices went down by 0.5 per cent. Compared with the corresponding period of the previous year, prices grew by 0.6 per cent in the whole country. In Greater Helsinki, prices went up by 3.1 per cent from the year before, but in the rest of the country they went down by 1.7 per cent.



Prices of old single-family houses fell by 0.7 per cent year-on-year in January to March

Mon, 05 Jun 2017 06:00:00 GMT

In the first quarter of 2017, prices for old single-family houses fell by an average of 0.7 per cent from the previous year in the whole country. In Greater Helsinki, prices went up by 0.6 per cent, while in the rest of Finland prices went down by 0.9 per cent compared with the corresponding period of the year before. Compared with the previous quarter, prices of old dwellings in detached houses increased by an average of 0.5 per cent in the whole country. These data derive from Statistics Finlands Index of real estate prices, which is compiled by utilising data from the real estate transaction register of the National Land Survey of Finland.



Prices of units in housing companies rose in April

Mon, 29 May 2017 06:00:00 GMT

According to Statistics Finlands preliminary data, prices of dwellings in old blocks of flats and terraced houses went up by 1.1 per cent in the whole country from March to April. In Greater Helsinki, prices went up by 2.8 per cent, while in the rest of the country prices went down by 0.4 per cent. Compared with the corresponding period of the previous year, prices grew by 1.7 per cent in the whole country. Prices went up by 3.1 per cent in Greater Helsinki and by 0.4 per cent in the rest of the country year-on-year.



Municipal merger changed the order of municipalities with the highest number of free-time residences in 2016

Wed, 24 May 2017 06:00:00 GMT

The order of municipalities with the highest number of free-time residences changed when Juankoski merged into Kuopio at the beginning of 2017. At the same time, Kuopio became the biggest municipality in Finland by its number of free-time residences. Mikkeli was the second biggest municipality measured by the number of free-time residences in 2016. Both Kuopio and Mikkeli have more than 10,000 free-time residences. The order of other municipalities with the highest number of free-time residences remained unchanged. Statistics Finlands data describe the numbers of free-time residences according to the latest classification of municipalities. There were 502,900 free-time residences in the whole country at the end of 2016.



Living alone continued increasing for men in 2016

Mon, 22 May 2017 06:00:00 GMT

At the end of 2016 there were 1.1 million people living alone of whom 46 per cent were men. The number of men living alone has doubled in good twenty years. In 2016, men were a majority among persons living alone in the 25 to 54 age group. A majority of the men in this age group are unmarried. Seventeen per cent of them are divorced. According to Statistics Finland there were 256,000 men aged 25 to 54 living alone at the end of 2016 and the corresponding number of women living alone was 158,000.



Rents rose by 2.6 per cent in the year

Thu, 04 May 2017 06:00:00 GMT

During the first quarter of 2017, the year-on-year increase in rents was 2.6 per cent. The rents of non-subsidised rental dwellings went up by an average of 2.4 per cent in the whole country. In the Greater Helsinki Area the rents of non-subsidised rental dwellings went up by 2.5 per cent and in the rest of Finland by 2.3 per cent. The rents of government subsidised dwellings rose by 2.8 per cent in the whole country. Compared to the previous quarter, the rents of non-subsidised dwellings increased by an average of 0.8 cent and the rents of government subsidised dwellings by 1.1 per cent.