Statistics of building permits, Slovenia, October 2017

In October 2017, 5% more building permits issued in Slovenia; the floor area 7% larger than in September

In October 2017, 29% more building permits were issued for residential buildings and 12% fewer for non-residential buildings than in September. In the same comparison, 5% more dwellings were planned, most of them in the Podravska statistical region.

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The total floor area of planned buildings larger than in September

In October 2017, 656 building permits were issued, which is 5% more than in September. For residential buildings 29% more permits were issued and for non-residential buildings 12% fewer permits were issued than in September. The total floor area of all planned buildings was 155,560 m2, which is 7% more that was planned in September. The total floor area of residential buildings was more than 76,000 m2, which is 13% more that was planned in September, and the total floor area of non-residential buildings was almost 79,500 m2, which is 2% less than in the previous month.

98% of all building permits were issued for new constructions and 2% for conversions. In comparison with September 2017, the number of building permits for new constructions increased by 5%, while the planned floor area increased by 8%.

More dwellings planned than in September 

By issuing final building permits, in October 2017 construction of 338 dwellings was planned, which is 5% more that was planned in September 2017. 311 dwellings (92% of all) were planned in one-dwelling buildings, 25 dwellings (7% of all) were planned in two- and more dwelling buildings and two dwellings (1% of all) were planned in non-residential buildings. The average size of dwellings in one-dwelling buildings will be 155 m2, in two-dwelling buildings 120 m2 and in tree- and more dwelling buildings 86 m2.

By issuing building permits in October 2017, 7% more new dwellings were planned than in September 2017. The planned floor area of the dwellings will be 9% larger.

Most dwellings to be built in the Podravska statistical region

In October 2017, 116 dwellings were planned in the Podravska statistical region, which is 34% of all dwellings planned in the country. 59 dwellings (18% of all) were planned in the Osrednjeslovenska statistical region and 38 dwellings (11% of all) were planned in the Savinjska statistical region. In other statistical regions fewer dwellings were planned, the fewest in the Primorsko-notranjska statistical region (only 2).

Planned dwellings by statistical regions, Slovenia, October 2017
Planned dwellings by statistical regions, Slovenia, October 2017
1) Including Goriška, Jugovzhodna Slovenija, Koroška, Obalno-kraška, Pomurska, Primorsko-notranjska and Zasavska statistical regions.
Source: SURS
Building permits for buildings and planned dwellings, Slovenia, October 2017
BuildingsPlanned dwellings
numberm2numberm2
Total656155,56033851,099
  residental buildings32276,14833650,944
  non-residental buildings33479,4122155
Source: SURS
Indices of building permits, Slovenia
New buildingsPlanned new dwellings
X 2017
IX 2017
X 2017
IX 2017
  number104.6106.5
  floor area108.3108.9
Source: SURS
METHODOLOGICAL NOTE
Final data for 2017 will be published on 20 April 2018.
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