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

Housing starts in Japan rose 12.8 percent from a year earlier in January of 2017, compared to a 3.9 percent rise in the prior month and beating markets expectations of a 3.2 percent gain. It was the fastest increase since October 2016, driven by an increase in dwelling of rental houses (12.0 percent from 2.2 percent) and built for sale (27.3 percent from 4.6 percent). Dwelling rose less than in a month earlier for two-by-four (4.0 percent from 13.9 percent). In contrast, housing starts declined for individual houses (-0.2 percent from 6.5 percent) and prefabricated (-4.1 percent from -4.1 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)
2016-12-27 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 12.8% 3.9% 3.2% 3.3%
2017-03-31 05:00 AM Feb 12.8% -1.1% -2.4%
2017-04-28 05:00 AM Mar 7.09%
2017-05-31 05:00 AM Apr 6.91%




Japan Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Housing Starts 12.80 3.90 67.63 -43.96 percent [+]
Construction Orders 1.10 7.10 104.90 -42.80 percent [+]
Housing Index 106.74 107.66 108.51 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 March of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
12.80 3.90 67.63 -43.96 1961 - 2017 percent Monthly
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