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In August 2019, 22% fewer permits were issued for residential buildings and 12% fewer for non-residential buildings than in the previous month.
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.
Building permits for buildings and planned dwellings, Slovenia, August 2019
Indices of building permits, Slovenia