|Unit||millions m², NSA|
|Adjustments||Not Seasonally Adjusted|
|Non-residential Building Completions||2019||668||733||#, NSA||Annual|
|Residential Building Completions||2019 Q4||3,438||2,673||#, NSA||Quarterly|
|Residential Building Permits||2019||6,107||6,615||#, NSA||Annual|
|House Price Index||2019 Q3||132.36||131.11||Index 2015=100, NSA||Quarterly|
|House Price Index for Existing Homes||2019 Q3||133.85||132.36||Index 2015=100, NSA||Quarterly|
|House Price Index for New Homes||2019 Q3||128.37||127.61||Index 2015=100, NSA||Quarterly|
|Dwelling Stocks||2018||99.21||98.57||millions m², NSA||Annual|
Stock of dwellings
(as of December 31; useful floor space; in million m2)
Stock of dwellings means residential premises in residential houses, non-residential houses, hostels.
Residential buildings (houses) mean buildings where the whole useful floor area or the major part or at least half of it is used for residential purposes.
Residential building for communities (hostel) is defined as residential premises for the accommodation of schoolchildren, students or employees during the period of studies or work. Children’s homes, orphanages, homes for disabled people, boarding schools, etc. are also ascribed to the residential buildings for communities.
Residential premises mean dwellings in residential and non-residential houses; one-dwelling houses; separate rooms with general use area.
Periodicity of the indicator is annual.
The indicator is produced by the Construction and Investment Statistics Division of Statistics Lithuania.
Statistical data sources
Information on the stock of dwellings is prepared using an annual questionnaire. The survey includes all enterprises, institutions and organizations maintaining at their disposal residential premises; the State Enterprise Centre of Registers provides information on privately-owned residential premises in urban areas; rural wards provide data on privately-owned residential premises of rural residents. The data are collected using the questionnaire “Stock of Dwellings Report GF-01” (http://www.stat.gov.lt) submitted by post, email or fax by 17 January.
Average time for prepared and filling in the report – 1 hour 20 minutes.
Data sources and methods applied
The survey method – census. An aggregation method is used for the survey. The survey is based on the Statistical Register of Business Entities.
Classifications used in the survey:
Classification of Types of Constructions (CC)
Classification of Administrative Units and Residential Areas of the Republic of Lithuania
The survey covers all counties and municipalities. The results are provided at county and municipal levels.
The response rate is 100 per cent.
The indicator computed according to:
Purpose and users of the statistical indicator – statistical estimation of the stock of dwellings according to quantitative and qualitative indicators, forms of ownership and location. The main users are national public authorities, mass media, research community, students, international institutions.
Additional statistical data is not applicable.
The length of time series of the stock of dwellings indicator is since 1992.
The time series is comparable since 1992. Annual results are compared to the previous year.
There is no analogous information prepared by other divisions of Statistics Lithuania or other institutions.
As of 2014, summerhouses are included.
On the website of Statistics Lithuania, at http://www.stat.gov.lt;
In the publications: Economic and Social Development in Lithuania, Stock of Dwellings and Construction, Statistical Yearbook of Lithuania and Counties of Lithuania;
In the Database of Indicators of Statistics Lithuania, at http://db1.stat.gov.lt/statbank.
The indicator is published according to the calendar of publication of statistical information, available at: http://www.stat.gov.lt
Statistical information is provided on user request.
Statistical information is published for the first time in 6 months after the end of the reference period.
Usually annually revised.