42,589 dwellings were completed last year, a decline of 998 housing units against 2013, according to the National Statistics Institute.
In the fourth quarter 14,034 housing units were delievred a decrease of 2,960 dwellings compared to the last quarter of the previous year.
Also in 2014, the number of housing units built with private funds amounted to 119 and the number of dwellings constructed using public funds decreased by 1,117 housing units.
Romania saw last year increases in the number of completed dwellings in the Nord-West (1,589) and Central (637) development areas, while decreases were registered in the rest of the country.
In the fourth quarter of 2014, compared to the fourth quarter of 2013, the number of dwellings in rural areas increased by 51.9 percent.