The house price index in Australia rose by 6.7% qoq in Q2 2021, faster than a 5.4% growth in Q1 and above market consensus of 6%. This was the steepest pace of increase in residential property prices since the series began in Q3 2003, amid a record low of interest rates and as the most recent COVID-19 shutdown in Sydney did not have a noticeable impact. All capital cities recorded higher prices: Canberra (8.2% vs 5.6% in Q1) posted the largest quarterly rise since the start of the series, Sydney (8.1% vs 6.1%) saw the biggest gain since Q2 2015 and the second largest in the series, Hobart (6.3% vs 6.1%) had the steepest rise since Q4 2003, Melbourne (6.1% vs 5.1%) reported the fastest growth since Q4 2009, Brisbane (5.7% vs 4%) gained the most since Q2 2007, and Adelaide (5.3% vs 4%) rose at the strongest rate since Q4 2007. Through the year to the Q2 quarter, house prices jumped 16.8%. source: Australian Bureau of Statistics
Housing Index in Australia averaged 1.45 percent from 2002 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 6.10 percent in the second quarter of 2002 and a record low of -3 percent in the first quarter of 2019. This page provides the latest reported value for - Australia House Price Index - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Australia House Price Index QoQ - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2021.
Housing Index in Australia is expected to be 5.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Housing Index in Australia to stand at 1.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Australia House Price Index QoQ is projected to trend around 2.00 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.