Number of buildings built in 2015 down, number of dwellings up

A total of 4,641 buildings were built in Croatia in 2015, down by 6.6% from 2014, while the number of dwellings rose by 3.2% to 8,059, according to data from the National Bureau of Statistics (DZS).

Of the total number of buildings built last year, 3,678 or 79% were residential buildings and 963 or 21% were non-residential. Their total floor area was 1.9 million square metres, which was 14.4% more than in 2014.

Among the non-residential buildings, 163 were buildings for transport and communications, including private and public garages, 142 industrial buildings and warehouses, 82 hotels and similar buildings, and 76 wholesale and retail trade buildings.

Last update: Sun, 09/10/2016 - 12:17

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