Statistics of building permits, Slovenia, September 2019

In the first nine months of 2019 fewer building permits issued than in the first nine months of 2018

Between January and September 2019, 9% fewer permits were issued for buildings and 2% fewer dwellings were planed than in the same period of 2018. 

  • 18 October 2019 at 10:30
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In September more building permits issued in Slovenia than in August

In September 599 building permits were issued in Slovenia, which is 30% more than in August; for residential buildings 251 building permits were issued (51% more) and for non-residential buildings 348 building permits were issued (18% more). The total floor area of all planned buildings was 133,174 m2, which is 6% more than was planned in August. The planned floor area of residential buildings was 2% smaller, while the planned floor area of non-residential buildings was 14% larger than in August.

In the first nine months 2019, 9% fewer permits were issued for buildings than in the same period of 2018; for the construction of residential buildings 10% fewer and for the construction of non-residential buildings 8% fewer. In the first nine months of 2019, the total floor area of all planned buildings decreased by 8% (for residential buildings by 4% and for non-residential buildings by 12%) over the same period of 2018.

More dwellings planned than in August

By issuing building permits, in September 2019 construction of 299 dwellings was planned, which is 13% more than in August. Most of the dwellings were planned in one-dwelling buildings, 51 dwellings were planned in two- and more dwelling buildings and 9 dwellings were planned in non-residential buildings. The average size of dwellings in one-dwelling buildings will be 148 m2 and in two- and more dwelling buildings 80 m2.

In the first nine months 2019, 2% fewer dwellings were planned. The planned floor area of these dwellings was 8% smaller than in the same period of 2018.

Most dwellings to be built in the Podravska statistical region

In September 2019 most dwellings were planned in the Podravska statistical region (66 dwellings or 22% of all). The Podravska statistical region is followed by the Osrednjeslovenska statistical region with 49 dwellings and Jugovzhodna Slovenija with 47 dwellings. In other statistical regions fewer dwellings were planned, the fewest in the Zasavska statistical region (2 dwellings), while in the Koroška statistical region no dwellings were planned in September.

Floor area of buildings, Slovenia, January 2016 – September 20191)
Floor area of buildings, Slovenia, January 2016 – September 2019<sup>1)</sup>
1) Data for 2019 are provisional.
Source: SURS
Planned dwellings by statistical regions, Slovenia, September 2019
Planned dwellings by statistical regions, Slovenia, September 2019
1) Including Goriška, Gorenjska, Koroška, Obalno-kraška, Pomurska, Primorsko-notranjska and Zasavska statistical regions.
Source: SURS
Building permits for buildings and planned dwellings, Slovenia, September 2019
BuildingsPlanned dwellings
numberm2numberm2
Total599133,17429940,205
  residental buildings25159,33829039,578
  non-residental buildings34873,8369627
Source: SURS
Indices of building permits, Slovenia
New buildingsPlanned new dwellings
IX 2019
VIII 2019
IX 2019
IX 2018
IX 2019
VIII 2019
IX 2019
IX 2018
  number130.4113.8111.1107.8
  floor area107.282.3118.390.8
Source: SURS
METHODOLOGICAL NOTE
Final data for 2019 will be published on 20 April 2020.
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