Building costs rose by 1.9 per cent in January 2019 from one year back. The prices of materials went up by 2.5 per cent, those of labour inputs by 1.4 per cent and those of services by 0.7 per cent compared with January 2018.
The figures above belong to Statistics Finland's Building cost index.
From December to January, the total index of building costs fell by 0.2 per cent. The prices of labour inputs went down by 0.6 per cent and at the same time, the prices of services rose by 0.1 per cent.
The prices of materials remained unchanged from the previous month.