Bad Ems (dpa / lrs) - 575 building permits for new residential buildings were registered in Rhineland-Palatinate in January 2021 - 91 more than in the same month last year.

510 of the new residential buildings should be built in rural districts, as the State Statistical Office in Bad Ems announced.

Only 65 were planned in independent cities.

Your own four walls are often more expensive there.

According to statisticians, the number of permits for construction work on existing buildings of all kinds in Rhineland-Palatinate was 397 in January 2021. In January 2020 there were 339.

© dpa-infocom, dpa: 210411-99-158348 / 2