Statistics of building permits, Slovenia, August 2020

In August 2020, 1% fewer building permits issued than in July 2020

Compared to the previous month, in August 2020, 23% fewer permits were issued for residential buildings and 20% more for non-residential buildings.

  • 9/18/2020
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  • provisional data

The total floor area of planned buildings smaller than in July

The total floor area of all buildings planned in August 2020 was 108,891 m2, i.e. 14% smaller than in July 2020. The planned floor area of residential buildings was 7% smaller and of non-residential buildings 20% smaller than in the previous month.

98% of all building permits were issued for new constructions and 2% for conversions. In comparison with July 2020, the number of building permits for new constructions decreased by 1% and the planned floor area by 12%. In comparison with August 2019, the number of building permits for new constructions increased by 7% and the planned floor area decreased by 2%.

More dwellings planned than in July

By issuing building permits, in August 2020 construction of 304 dwellings was planned, which is 12% more than in July 2020. In one-dwelling buildings fewer dwellings were planned, i.e. 160 dwellings (in July 212), and in two- and more dwelling buildings more dwellings were planned, i.e. 143 dwellings (in July 60). One dwelling was planned in a non-residential building. The average size of dwellings in one-dwelling buildings will be 159 m2 and in two- and more dwelling buildings 61 m2.

By issuing building permits in August 2020, 8% more new dwellings were planned than in July 2020 and the planned floor area of the dwellings was 19% smaller than in the previous month. In comparison with August 2019, the number of new dwellings increased by 1% and the planned floor area of the dwellings decreased by 8%.

Most dwellings to be built in the Koroška statistical region

In August 2020, most dwellings were planned in the Koroška statistical region, where construction of 82 dwellings was planned. This region was followed by Osrednjeslovenska with 59 dwellings planned and Podravska with 55 dwellings planned. In other statistical regions fewer dwellings were planned, the fewest in the Posavska statistical region, only two.

Floor area of buildings, Slovenia, January 2016 – August 20201)
Floor area of buildings, Slovenia, January 2016 – August 2020<sup>1)</sup>
1) Data for 2020 are provisional.
Source: SURS
Planned dwellings by statistical regions, Slovenia, August 2020
Planned dwellings by statistical regions, Slovenia, August 2020
1) Including Goriška, Jugovzhodna Slovenija, Obalno-kraška, Posavska, Primorsko-notranjska, Savinjska and Zasavska statistical regions.
Source: SURS
Building permits for buildings and planned dwellings, Slovenia, August 2020
BuildingsPlanned dwellings
numberm2numberm2
Total486108,89130434,155
  residental buildings18057,18630334,114
  non-residental buildings30651,705141
Source: SURS
Indices of building permits, Slovenia
New buildingsPlanned new dwellings
VIII 2020
VII 2020
VIII 2020
VIII 2019
VIII 2020
VII 2020
VIII 2020
VIII 2019
  number99.4106.5108.2100.7
  floor area87.797.680.992.2
Source: SURS
METHODOLOGICAL NOTE
Final data for 2020 will be published on 20 April 2021.

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