The Slovenia Times

Number of Buildings Built in 2012 Down 8% Y/Y


Some 3,150 of the new buildings were residential, a 10% drop over the year before. Their surface area amounted to a total of 910,444 square metres, which was nearly 28% less than the year before. Nearly 82% of the surface area was accounted for by single family homes.

Meanwhile, some 1,010 of the newly built structures were non-residential buildings, 3% less than in 2011. Their total surface area was measured at 880,615 square metres or 4% less year-on-year, according to the Statistics Office.

Nearly a third of the non-residential surface area was built for industrial activity (31%), while surface area intended for trade accounted for 5%.

Nearly 3,500 buildings with a total surface area of almost one million square metres were erected by individuals. Individuals invested above all in residential buildings (77% of the surface area), most of them were single family homes (94% of the surface area).

Legal entities on the other hand invested above all in non-residential buildings (81% of the surface area). Most of the buildings they invested in were industrial and storage facilities (35% of the surface area) and public buildings (27% of the surface area).


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