Statistics of building permits, Slovenia, August 2019

In August 2019, 16% fewer building permits issued than in July and 15% fewer than in August 2018

In August 2019, 22% fewer permits were issued for residential buildings and 12% fewer for non-residential buildings than in the previous month. 

  • 9/20/2019
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  • provisional data

In August, fewer building permits issued in Slovenia

In August 2019, 462 building permits were issued in Slovenia, which is 16% fewer than in July 2019 and 15% fewer than in August 2019. 166 building permits were issued for residential buildings (22% fewer than in July and 36% fewer than in August 2018) and 296 for non-residential buildings (12% fewer than in July and 4% more than in August 2018).

Among all building permits issued in August, 98% of them were issued for new constructions and 2% for conversions. The number of building permits for newly built residential buildings decreased by 22% in comparison with July and by 35%  in comparison with August 2018. The number of building permits for newly built non-residential buildings decreased by 10% in comparison with July and increased by 5% in comparison with August 2018.

Fewer dwellings planned than in July

By issuing building permits, in August 2019 construction of 265 dwellings was planned, which is 6% fewer than in July and 40% fewer than in August 2018. Almost all dwellings will be built as new constructions; only 4 dwellings will be built by converting non-residential buildings into residential buildings.

Most dwellings to be built in the Osrednjeslovenska statistical region

In August 2019, most dwellings were planned in the Osrednjeslovenska statistical region (24% of all dwellings). Osrednjeslovenska was followed by Pomurska, where 21% of all dwellings were planned, and Savinjska, where 18% of all dwellings were planned. In other statistical regions fewer dwellings were planned, the fewest in Primorsko-notranjska and Obalno-kraška statistical regions, where only one dwelling is planned in each region. In the Zasavska statistical region no dwellings were planned in August 2019.

Floor area of buildings, Slovenia, January 2016 – August 20191)
Floor area of buildings, Slovenia, January 2016 – August 2019<sup>1)</sup>
1) Data for 2019 are provisional.
Source: SURS
Planned dwellings by statistical regions, Slovenia, August 2019
Planned dwellings by statistical regions, Slovenia, August 2019
1) Including Goriška, Gorenjska, Koroška, Obalno-kraška, Posavska, Primorsko-notranjska and Zasavska statistical regions.
Source: SURS
Building permits for buildings and planned dwellings, Slovenia, August 2019
BuildingsPlanned dwellings
numberm2numberm2
Total462125,16426533,761
  residental buildings16660,62026233,426
  non-residental buildings29664,5443335
Source: SURS
Indices of building permits, Slovenia
New buildingsPlanned new dwellings
VIII 2019
VII 2019
VIII 2019
VIII 2018
VIII 2019
VII 2019
VIII 2019
VIII 2018
  number85.085.8103.261.7
  floor area97.584.593.058.4
Source: SURS
METHODOLOGICAL NOTE
Final data for 2019 will be published on 20 April 2020.

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