Statistics of building permits, Slovenia, June 2020

In the first half of 2020 fewer building permits issued than in the first half of 2019

In the first half of 2020, 22% fewer building permits were issued than in the first half of 2019: for residential buildings 20% fewer and for non-residential buildings 24% fewer.

  • 7/20/2020
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  • provisional data

In the first half of 2020, fewer dwellings planned than in the first half of 2019

In the first half of 2020, 2,389 building permits were issued, which is 22% fewer than in the first half of 2019. For residential buildings 20% fewer permits were issued and for non-residential buildings 24% fewer. The total floor area of all buildings planned in the first half of 2020 was a little less than 609,000 m2, which is 23% less than in the first half of 2019. The total floor area for residential buildings was 16% smaller and for non-residential buildings 30% smaller.

In the first half of 2020, 1,574 dwellings were planned with building permits, which is 6% fewer than in the first half of 2019. The floor area of these dwellings decreased by 13%. In the first half of 2020, 22% fewer dwellings were planned in one-dwelling buildings and 50% more in two and more dwelling buildings than in the first half of 2019.

In June, fewer building permits for new construction issued than in May

In June 2020, 98% of building permits were issued for new constructions and 2% for conversions. The number of building permits for new constructions increased by 12% in comparison with May 2020 and decreased by 19% in comparison with June 2019. The planned floor area of new construction increased by 37% in comparison with May 2020 and decreased by 3% in comparison with June 2019. In the first half of 2020, 22% fewer building permits for new constructions were issued and the planned floor area of new constructions was 23% smaller than in the first half of 2019.

In June, more newly built dwellings planned than in May

By issuing building permits in June 2020, 13% more newly built dwellings were planned than in May 2020 and 11% more than in June 2019. The planned floor area of the newly built dwellings increased by 7% in comparison with May 2020 and decreased by 6% in comparison with June 2019. In the first half of 2020, 8% fewer newly built dwellings were planned and the planned floor area of these dwellings was 14% smaller than in the first half of 2019.

Floor area of buildings, Slovenia, January 2016 – June 20201)
Floor area of buildings, Slovenia, January 2016 – June 2020<sup>1)</sup>
1) Data for 2020 are provisional.
Source: SURS
Planned dwellings by statistical regions, Slovenia, June 2020
Planned dwellings by statistical regions, Slovenia, June 2020
1) Including Goriška, Jugovzhodna Slovenija, Koroška, Obalno-kraška, Posavska, Primorsko-notranjska and Zasavska statistical regions.
Source: SURS
Building permits for buildings and planned dwellings, Slovenia, June 2020
BuildingsPlanned dwellings
numberm2numberm2
Total505126,32928239,718
  residental buildings24360,49828239,718
  non-residental buildings26265,83100
Source: SURS
Indices of building permits, Slovenia
New buildingsPlanned new dwellings
VI 2020
V 2020
VI 2020
VI 2019
VI 2020
V 2020
VI 2020
VI 2019
  number112.081.3112.9110.7
  floor area136.697.0106.794.5
Source: SURS
METHODOLOGICAL NOTE
Final data for 2020 will be published on 20 April 2021.
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