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Statistics on building permits, new construction and conversion

Official statistics of Sweden

Upcoming publishing: 2023-05-15

The statistics show building permits for new construction, the the scope and direction of construction of residential buildings, such as started and completed dwelling units by different building types and net changes in the number of dwellings in multi-dwelling buildings by conversion, for example conversion of attics into dwellings.

Statistical news

Construction rate decreased in 2022


According to preliminary figures for 2022, the construction of 54 850 dwellings was started in new buildings. This is 19 percent down from 2021, when construction of 67 645 dwellings was started.

All statistical news for this statistic

Tables and graphs

Tables in the Statistical Database


Quality of the statistics (Quality report)

Statistics presentation (alternatively SCBDOK)

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Karin Corr

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