Japan Housing Starts  1961-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Housing starts in Japan rose by 1.6 percent year-on-year in August of 2018, easily beating market expectations of a 0.1 percent rise and recovering from a 0.7 percent drop a month earlier. Construction rebounded for: rented houses (1.4 percent vs -1.4 percent in July); built for sale (2.9 percent vs -0.7 percent); prefabricated (0.8 percent vs -2.4 percent); and two-by-four (1.4 percent vs -5.1 percent). In addition, dwellings of private owned houses continued to increase (0.2 percent vs 0.3 percent). Housing Starts in Japan averaged 2.49 percent from 1961 until 2018, 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 Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-07-31 05:00 AM Housing Starts YoY -7.1% 1.3% -2.4% -1.1%
2018-08-31 05:00 AM Housing Starts YoY -0.7% -7.1% -3.8% -5.90%
2018-09-28 05:00 AM Housing Starts YoY 1.6% -0.7% 0.1% 0.1%
2018-10-31 05:00 AM Housing Starts YoY 1.6% -0.13%
2018-11-30 05:00 AM Housing Starts YoY 0.51%
2018-12-25 05:00 AM Housing Starts YoY 0.21%


Japan Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Housing Starts 1.60 -0.70 67.63 -43.96 percent [+]
Construction Orders 0.50 -9.30 104.90 -42.80 percent [+]
Housing Index 112.36 112.02 114.02 97.26 Index Points [+]
Home Ownership Rate 61.70 61.10 61.70 59.80 percent [+]


Japan Housing Starts

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 October of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.60 -0.70 67.63 -43.96 1961 - 2018 percent Monthly
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housing starts by Country
Country Last
Canada 189.00 Sep/18
France 46300.00 Aug/18
Japan 1.60 Aug/18
Russia 5.20 Aug/18
Spain 1.37 Jun/18
Turkey 8723.00 Jun/18
United Kingdom 41190.00 Jun/18
United States 1282.00 Aug/18


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