The amount of land sold also fell

In the first quarter of 2012 the the average price per square metre of land in Spain fell by  16.4% compated to the same period in 2011
The average price stood at  177.6 euros per sqaure meter
The was also a fall in the amount of land sold during the same period  . During this period
In the first quarter of 2012, 4.6 million square metres were sold, with a value of 582.9 million euros, which was 15.2% less area than the previous year