Statistics of building permits, Slovenia, April 2021

In April 2021, 8% fewer building permits issued and 14% more dwellings planned than in March 2021

In April 2021, 18% fewer permits were issued for residential buildings and 3% more for non-residential buildings than in the previous month. With building permits issued in April 2021, most dwellings were planned in the Osrednjeslovenska statistical region.

  • 20 May 2021 at 10:30
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  • provisional data

The floor area of planned buildings 2% smaller than in March

The total floor area of all planned buildings in April was almost 139,000 m2, which is 2% less than in March. The total floor area of planned residential buildings increased by 17%, while the total floor area of planned non-residential buildings decreased by 20%. The total floor area of planned residential buildings was bigger because larger three- and more dwelling buildings were planned in April, while the floor area of planned non-residential buildings was smaller because fewer industrial buildings and warehouses were planned and the average floor area of these buildings was in April smaller than in March (average floor area in April: 558 m2, in March 917 m2).

In April 14% more dwellings planned than in March

By issuing building permits, in April 2021 construction of 357 dwellings was planned, which is 14% more than in March. In one-dwelling buildings 20% fewer dwellings were planned, while in two- and more dwelling buildings almost twice as many dwellings were planned in April as in March. The average size of dwellings in one-dwelling buildings will be 169 m2 and in two- and more dwelling buildings 122 m2.

Most dwellings to be built in the Osrednjeslovenska statistical region

In April 2021, most dwellings were planned in the Osrednjeslovenska statistical region: 158 or 44% of all. Osrednjeslovenska was followed by Pomurska, where 50 dwellings were planned (14% of all), and Podravska and Gorenjska, where 25 dwellings were planned in each (7% of all in each). In other statistical regions fewer dwellings were planned, the fewest in Posavska, where only one dwelling was planned.

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Floor area of buildings, Slovenia, January 2016–April 20211)
Floor area of buildings, Slovenia, January 2016–April 2021<sup>1)</sup>
1) Data for 2021 are provisional.
Source: SURS, MOP
Planned dwellings by statistical regions, Slovenia, April 2021
Planned dwellings by statistical regions, Slovenia, April 2021
1) Including Goriška, Jugovzhodna Slovenija, Koroška, Obalno-kraška, Posavska, Primorsko-notranjska and Zasavska statistical regions.
Source: SURS, MOP
Building permits for buildings and planned dwellings, Slovenia, April 2021
BuildingsPlanned dwellings
numberm2numberm2
Total439138,83435751,707
  residental buildings20979,73735751,707
  non-residental buildings23059,09700
Source: SURS, MOP
METHODOLOGICAL NOTE
Final data for 2021 will be published on 20 April 2022.

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