According to the preliminary Statistics Poland data, 97.0 thousand dwellings were completed in the period of January-June 2020, by 2.7% more than a year ago.
Developers completed 62.4 thousand dwellings (6.1% more than in the corresponding period of 2019), whereas private investors completed 32.8 thousand dwellings, by 0.9% less than in 2019.
Within these forms of construction, 98.1% of the total number of completed dwellings was built (respectively 64.3% and 33.8%).
Less dwellings than a year ago were completed within cooperative construction (661 compared to 954 dwellings); in other forms of construction (municipal, public building society and company construction), 1 179 dwellings were completed in total (compared to 1 655 in the previous year).
The total useful floor area of dwellings completed in the period of January-June 2020 amounted to 8.7 million sq m, by 2.1% more than in the corresponding period of the previous year.
Compared to the period of January-June 2019, the average useful floor area of 1 dwelling decreased by 0.6 sq m to the level of 89.5 sq m.
In the first six months of 2020, permits and registrations have been granted for construction of 122.3 thousand dwellings, i.e. by 5.5% less than in the corresponding period of 2019.