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

Housing starts in Japan rose 3.9 percent year-on-year to 78,406 units in December of 2016, compared to a 6.7 percent rise in November and missing market estimates of 8.4 percent growth. It was the weakest gain since August, as dwelling went up at a slower pace for rental houses (2.2 percent from 15.3 percent in the prior month) and detached houses (0.6 percent from 1.8 percent). Dwelling increased more than in a month earlier for individual housing (6.5 percent from 2.7 percent), built for sale (4.6 percent from -1.8 percent), collective housing (10.7 percent from -6.9 percent) and two-by-four (13.9 percent from 6.5 percent). In contrast, dwelling fell for prefabricated units (-4.1 percent from 6.6 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)
2016-11-30 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 3.9% 6.7% 8.4% 6.3%
2017-02-28 05:00 AM Jan 3.9% 3.2% 3.3%
2017-03-31 05:00 AM Feb 4.07%
2017-04-28 05:00 AM Mar 3.34%




Japan Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Housing Starts 3.90 6.70 67.63 -43.96 percent [+]
Construction Orders 7.10 -6.00 104.90 -42.80 percent [+]
Housing Index 106.74 107.40 108.26 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 February of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.90 6.70 67.63 -43.96 1961 - 2016 percent Monthly
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