45.0m m2 of housing (590,000 flats) were built from January to August in Russia. This is 9.2% more than in the same period last year.
As the Russian Federal State Statistics Service reports, in August, the volume of constructed housing was 7.4% less than in August, 2014 (5.2m m2, 69,700 new flats). The construction work volume totaled 523.9 bln rubles in August, or 89.3% as compared with last August. In January to August, 2015 it totaled 3,280 bln rubles, or 91.9% as compared with the same period of 2014.
To remind you, a record of 84.2m m2 of housing were put in operation in 2014 (18.2% more than in 2013).