|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|
This data release contains completions (#) and floor area (Ths. m2) of newly completed non-residential buildings at both an annual and quarterly frequency.
The figures are broken down by building type:
Annual values are calculated as a summation of quarterly values.
Purpose of the statistical survey
The purpose of the statistical survey is to collect data on the building permits granted, buildings completed and to provide this information to users. The survey covers all counties and municipalities, and the results represent the whole country.
Council Regulation (EC) No. 1165/98 of 19 May 1998 concerning short-term statistics as last amended by Commission Regulation (EC) No. 1503/2006 of 28 September 2006;
The Law on Statistics of the Republic of Lithuania (Official Gazette, 1993, No. 54-1048; 1999, No. 114-3299);
The Law on Construction of the Republic of Lithuania (Official Gazette, 1996, No. 32-788; 2001, No. 101-3597).
CC – Classification of Types of Constructions;
Classification of administrative units and residential places of the Republic of Lithuania
The survey population covers building permits and documents on the recognition of new buildings as suitable for use. Survey period – quarters.
The population element is building permits and documents on the recognition of new buildings as suitable for use.
The lowest geographic coverage level is a municipality.
The main indicators:
construction of residential buildings, i.e. building permits for the construction of residential buildings, their total useful floor area, construction volume and the number of residential buildings, dwellings recognized as suitable for use (completed), their area, construction volume and actual construction price;
construction of non-residential buildings, i.e. the number of building permits for the construction of non-residential buildings by purpose, their total area, construction volume, the number of buildings recognized as suitable for use (completed), their total area, construction volume.
Statistical survey methods
Census survey. An aggregation method is used for the survey.
Statistical data sources, collection forms and methods
The statistical data source is quarterly statistical questionnaire on construction of new buildings NPS-01 (hereinafter referred to as the “Questionnaire”), approved by the order of the Director General of Statistics Lithuania.
The Questionnaire is composed of two parts:
Paper and electronic questionnaires are used for data collection. Filled in paper questionnaires are provided to regional statistical offices by post or fax. Filled in electronic questionnaires prepared using the program ABBYY eForm Filler are provided by e-mail (they can be forwarded to the survey database) or online (statistical data are directly transmitted to the survey database).
Information for I–IV quarters is calculated by summing up statistical data of all quarters of the reference year in absolute numbers using ORACLE software.
Summary statistical information is provided at national and county levels.
Provision of results to the users
Quarterly statistical information is published according to the calendar of publication of information approved by the order of the Director General of Statistics Lithuania.
The results of the survey are published for the first time in a press release and on the website of Statistics Lithuania (www.stat.gov.lt) on the 45th day after the end of the reference period.
More detailed statistical information is published in the statistical publications: Economic and Social Development in Lithuania, Investment in Tangible Fixed Assets and Construction (I–IV quarter), Counties of Lithuania, Statistical Yearbook of Lithuania, in the Database of Indicators and Pre-defined tables.
Statistical information is also provided on user request.
Data may be revised