Housing commissioning in Ukraine in 2019 increased 26.9% compared to 2018, to 11.029 million square meters. According to the service, the share of commissioning of houses built without permits for construction work and put in operation under temporary commissioning rules was 23.7% (2.622 million square meters).
According to the report, 6.807 million square meters of housing was commissioned in urban areas in 2019, and 4.223 million in rural areas. Some 53% of total volume of housing was commissioned in single-family houses, and 46.9% in houses with two and more apartments.
Over the period, 125,986 apartments were commissioned, including 87,823in urban areas and 38,163 in rural areas. Average area of apartments was 87.5 square meters.
Some 55.4% of housing was commissioned in Kyiv city and region, as well as Lviv, Odesa and Ivano-Frankivsk regions in 2019, in particular in Kyiv city – 1.114 million square meters.
Housing commissioning in Ukraine in January-March 2019 increased 32.3% compared with the same period in 2018, to 2.453 million square meters. According to the report, 1.394 million square meters of housing were commissioned in cities in the first quarter (56.8% of the total volume), while 1.06 million square meters in rural areas. At the same time, 61.7% of the total housing was commissioned in single-family houses, 38.3% in houses with two or more apartments.
In general, during the reporting period some 26,098 apartments were commissioned, including 16,900 apartments in cities and 9,200 apartments in villages.
The average area of apartments was 94 square meters, while the average area of apartments in single-family houses was 154.1 square meters, in houses with several apartments – some 57.8 square meters.
Some 51.7% of the total volume of housing was commissioned in Kyiv city and region, as well as in Lviv, Ivano-Frankivsk and Chernivtsi regions, in particular, 174,300 square meters (7.1%) in Kyiv.