Statistics of building permits, December 2022

Fewer building permits issued than in 2021

A little more than 6,300 building permits were issued in 2022, which is 6% fewer than in the previous year.

  • 20 January 2023 at 10:30
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  • provisional data
Fewer buildings and more dwellings planned than in 2021

In 2022, 6% fewer building permits were issued than in 2021. For residential buildings 5% more building permits were issued and for non-residential buildings 15% fewer. The floor area of buildings for which building permits were issued in 2022 was 8% larger than in 2021. The planned floor area of residential buildings was 11% larger and of non-residential buildings 4% larger. 

With building permits issued in 2022, almost 4,800 newly built dwellings were planned, which is 11% more than in 2021. In one-dwelling buildings 3% more dwellings were planned and in two- and more dwelling buildings 23% more. The planned floor area of dwellings was 6% larger than in 2021. In one-dwelling buildings the average floor area of dwellings was 168 m2 (in 2021 170 m2) and in two- and more dwelling buildings 84 m2 (in 2021 89 m2). 

In December, more building permits issued, except for sport halls

In December 2022, 38% more building permits were issued in Slovenia than in November. For residential buildings 38% more building permits were issued and for non-residential buildings 37% more. 

By issuing building permits, in December 2022 construction of 627 dwellings was planned, which is 80% more than in November. In one-dwelling buildings 309 dwellings were planned and in two- and more dwelling buildings 304 dwellings were planned. 14 dwellings were planned in residences for communities. 

Tables with the latest data are available in the SiStat Database.

Building permits, Slovenia
Building permits, Slovenia
1) Data are provisional.
Building permits for buildings and planned dwellings, Slovenia, December 2022
BuildingsPlanned dwellings
numberm2numberm2
Total731243,80762775,246
  residental buildings355132,41962775,246
  non-residental buildings376111,38800
METHODOLOGICAL NOTE
Data for 2021 are final, while data for 2022 are provisional. Final data for 2022 will be published on 20 April 2023.

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