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Rent increases most in Turku in Q4 of 2020

Published : 25 Jan 2021, 01:08

Updated : 25 Jan 2021, 10:35

  DF Report

File Photo: Visit Finland by Aku Pöllänen.

The rents of non-subsidised rental dwellings increased most in Turku in the last quarter of 2020, according to the Statistics Finland.

The rent increased by 1.6% in Turku, 1.5% in Kerava, and 1.4% in Espoo, Vantaa and Porvoo.

In large towns, the rents of non-subsidised rental dwellings have increased most in Vantaa, Turku, Tampere, and Helsinki compared to that in 2015.

The rise in rents was the lowest in Seinäjoki, Riihimäki, Hämeenlinna, Kotka, and Lahti.

In Greater Helsinki, rents have risen by just over eight per cent and in the rest of the country by 6.3 per cent from that in 2015.

The average rent level of non-subsidised rental dwellings is the highest in Helsinki, EUR 21.5 per m² and the lowest in Kouvola, EUR 10.9 per m².

In new tenancies signed in the last six months, the average price of a rented square metre of a one-room flat was EUR 27.7 per m² in Helsinki, EUR 19.4 per m² in Tampere and EUR 18.3 per m² in Turku.