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

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Housing starts in Japan unexpectedly increased by 1.7 percent year-on-year in June of 2017, compared to a 0.3 percent fall in the prior month and beating market expectations of a 0.1 percent decline. Construction of built for sale surged (15.5 percent from -3.9 percent in May) and dwelling of two-by-four rose at a faster pace (3.1 percent from 2.4 percent). In contrast, housing starts fell for: personal houses (-3.4 percent from 1.5 percent), rented houses (-2.6 percent from 1.6 percent) and prefabricated (-6.3 percent from 0.2 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


Actual

Previous

Consensus

Forecast
(i)
2017-05-31 05:00 AM
Apr

1.9%

0.2%

-1.5%

1.7%
2017-06-30 05:00 AM
May

-0.3%

1.9%

-1.5%

2.2%
2017-07-31 05:00 AM
Jun

1.7%

-0.3%

-0.1%

-0.1%
2017-08-31 05:00 AM
Jul


1.7%


-5%
2017-09-30 05:00 AM
Aug




0.89%
2017-10-31 05:00 AM
Sep




0.92%




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 August of 2017.






Actual

Previous

Highest

Lowest

Dates

Unit

Frequency

1.70 -0.30 67.63 -43.96 1961 – 2017
percent

Monthly


NSA

housing starts by Country

























Last


Canada

222.32
Jul/17


France

35100.00
Jun/17


Japan

1.70
Jun/17


Russia

6.40
Jun/17


Spain

0.67
Mar/17


Turkey

10074.00
Mar/17


United Kingdom

45340.00
Mar/17


United States

1215.00
Jun/17

Source