Statistics of building permits, March 2023
In the first three months of 2023, fewer building permits issued than a year ago
In the first quarter, 7% fewer building permits were issued than a year ago: for residential buildings 12% fewer and for non-residential buildings 2% fewer. In the same comparison, 5% more dwellings were planned: 11% fewer in one-dwelling buildings and 27% more in two- and more dwelling buildings.
In March, 531 building permits were issued, which is 15% fewer than in March 2022. 21% fewer building permits were issued for residential buildings and 11% fewer for non-residential buildings. The total floor area of buildings was a little over 152,000 m2, which is 13% less than a year ago. The floor area of residential buildings was 14% smaller and of non-residential buildings 11% smaller.
… and fewer dwellings planned
By issuing building permits, in March construction of 456 dwellings was planned, which is 16% fewer than in March 2022. 206 dwellings (26% fewer than in March 2022) were planned in one-dwelling buildings, and 245 (67% more) in two- and more dwelling buildings. Five dwellings were planned in non-residential buildings. The average size of dwellings in one-dwelling buildings will be 153 m2 and in two- and more dwelling buildings 86 m2.
Most dwellings to be built in the Koroška statistical region
In March, most dwellings were planned in the Koroška statistical region (24% of all dwellings), followed by Obalno-kraška (17%), and Osrednjeslovenska (15%). In other statistical regions fewer dwellings were planned, the fewest in the Zasavska statistical region, only one.
Tables with the latest data are available in the SiStat Database.
Building permits for buildings and planned dwellings, Slovenia, March 2023