Around 17,100 housing units were completed nationwide in the first month of 2021, the office said.
It added, however, that the number of housing starts in January, at around 17,400, was 9.6 percent higher than in the same month last year.
Meanwhile, overall output in Poland’s construction-and-assembly sector fell by 10 percent in January in year-on-year terms, while plunging by 62.8 percent month on month, the state-run statistics agency also reported.
Despite the coronavirus crisis, almost 222,000 new homes were completed in Poland last year, 7 percent more than in 2019, the Central Statistical Office reported last month.
The Polish economy contracted by 2.8 percent in 2020, according to an estimate released by the Central Statistical Office at the end of last month.
Source: PAP, stat.gov.pl