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Statistical news from Statistics Sweden

2016-11-17 9:30 AM Nr 2016:759


New construction of residential buildings, Started dwellings, first three quarters of 2016:

New construction continues to increase

According to preliminary figures, construction of about 48 900 dwellings was started in new buildings in the first three quarters of 2016. This is an increase of 39 percent compared with same period in 2015, when construction of 35 167 dwellings was started.

In multi-dwelling buildings, 38 850 dwellings were started, which is an increase of 41 percent compared with same period in 2015. In one- or two-dwelling buildings, 10 050 dwellings were started, which is an increase of 34 percent or 2 500 dwellings compared with same period in 2015.

To make it easier to compare years, the 2016 figures have been adjusted upwards by 19 percent, which is the average time lag in reporting in recent years.

Number of started dwellings quarters 1 through 3, 2006 to 2016

Number of started dwellings quarters 1 through 3, 2006 to 2016

Definitions and explanations

A dwelling is a room or number of rooms intended for private habitation.

One- or two-dwelling building means detached one- or two-dwelling buildings as well as semi-detached, row and linked buildings.

Multi-dwelling building means buildings with three or more apartments, including balcony access housing.

Next publishing will be

Statistics for 2016 will be published 2017-02-16.

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