Japan Housing Starts  1961-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Housing starts in Japan rose 6.7 percent year-on-year to 85,051 units in November of 2016, compared to a downwardly revised 13.1 percent rise in October and missing market estimates of 10.2 percent growth. It was the weakest gain since August, as dwelling went down for: built for sale (-1.8 percent from +9.3 percent) and collective house (-6.9 percent from +3.7 percent). In contrast, dwelling increased for: individual housing (+2.7 percent from 4.9 percent), rental units (+15.3 percent from +22.0 percent ), detached houses (+1.8 percent from +12.5 percent), prefabricated (+6.6 percent from 10.3 percent) and two-by-four (+6.5 percent from 10.5 percent). Housing Starts in Japan averaged 2.58 percent from 1961 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 67.63 percent in March of 1972 and a record low of -43.96 percent in September of 2007.

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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-10-31 05:00 AM Sep 10.0% 2.5% 5.1% 2%
2016-11-30 05:00 AM Oct 13.7% 10% 11.2% 9.2%
2016-12-27 05:00 AM Nov 6.7% 13.1% 10.2% 9.9%
2017-01-31 05:00 AM Dec 6.7% 6.26%
2017-02-28 05:00 AM Jan 5.75%
2017-03-31 05:00 AM Feb 4.07%




Japan Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Housing Starts 6.70 13.10 67.63 -43.96 percent [+]
Construction Orders -6.00 15.20 104.90 -42.80 percent [+]
Housing Index 107.89 106.97 107.92 97.26 Index Points [+]
Home Ownership Rate 61.90 61.10 61.90 59.80 percent [+]



Japan Housing Starts Notes

In Japan, housing starts refers to the year-on-year change in volume of new housing construction started. This page provides the latest reported value for - Japan Housing Starts - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Japan Housing Starts - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
6.70 13.10 67.63 -43.96 1961 - 2016 percent Monthly
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