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The volume of buildings is the total volume included between the outer surface of the outer walls measured from the level of the lowest storey to the roof of the building.

Source Publication:
Bulletin of Housing and Building Statistics for Europe and North America, UNECE, Geneva, 2000, Annex II, Definitions and General Terms, page 83.

Cross References:
Building - UN
Floor area

Statistical Theme: Industry and services statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Monday, November 19, 2001