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Published: 12 October 2011

Building costs rose by 3.6 per cent in September

Building costs were 3.6 per cent higher in September 2011 than in September 2010. Labour costs in construction rose by 2.1 per cent and prices of materials by 3.8 per cent in the year. Those of other inputs rose by 6.4 per cent. This is indicated by the Building Cost Index of Statistics Finland

Building cost index 2005=100

Building cost index 2005=100

From August to September the total index rose by 0.2 per cent. The prices for labour rose by 0.2 per cent, the prices of materials by 0.3 per cent and the prices for those of other inputs by 0.4 per cent.

Source: Building cost index. Statistics Finland

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Updated 12.10.2011

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Building cost index [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-5841. September 2011. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 23.2.2024].
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