US Housing Starts at Near 11-Year High

Housing starts jumped 5% mom to an annualized rate of 1,350K in May, following a downwardly revised 3.1% fall in April. It is the highest rate since July 2007, beating forecasts of a 1.4% gain. In contrast, building permits fell 4.6% to 1,301K, worse than expectations of a 1.4% drop.

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GDPGDP YoYGDP QoQInterest rateInflation rateJobless rateGov. BudgetDebt/GDPCurrent AccountCurrencyPopulation
186242.80%2.20%2.00%2.80%3.80%-3.50%105.40%-2.4094.99325.72
118862.50%0.40%0.00%1.90%8.50%-0.90%86.70%3.501.16341.01
111996.80%1.40%4.35%1.80%3.89%-3.50%47.60%1.306.481390.08
49401.10%-0.20%-0.10%0.60%2.50%-4.50%253.00%4.02110.08126.71
34672.30%0.30%0.00%2.20%3.40%1.30%64.10%8.001.1682.80
26481.20%0.10%0.50%2.40%4.20%-2.30%85.30%-4.101.3265.81
24652.20%0.20%0.00%2.00%9.20%-2.60%97.00%-0.801.1666.99
22647.70%1.90%6.25%4.87%3.52%-3.53%68.70%-1.9068.311283.60
18501.40%0.30%0.00%1.00%11.20%-2.30%131.80%2.801.1660.59
17961.20%0.40%6.50%2.86%12.90%-7.80%74.04%-0.483.74207.66
15302.30%0.30%1.25%2.20%5.80%-0.90%89.60%-3.001.3336.96
14112.80%1.00%1.50%1.50%4.00%-2.00%38.00%5.601117.6951.45
12831.30%-0.38%7.25%2.40%4.90%-1.50%12.60%1.8063.84146.88
12323.00%0.70%0.00%2.10%16.74%-3.10%98.30%1.901.1646.53
12053.10%1.00%1.50%1.90%5.40%-1.90%41.90%-3.100.7424.70
10471.30%1.10%7.50%4.51%3.40%-2.90%46.40%-1.6020.53123.52
9325.06%-0.42%4.75%3.23%5.13%-2.50%28.70%-1.7013925.00258.70
8587.40%2.00%17.75%12.15%10.10%-1.50%28.30%-5.504.7480.81
7712.80%0.50%0.00%1.70%3.90%1.10%56.70%10.201.1617.08
6602.20%0.60%-0.75%1.00%2.40%1.20%29.70%9.800.998.42
646-1.20%1.00%2.50%2.50%6.00%-8.90%13.10%-3.703.7532.61
5463.60%1.10%40.00%26.40%7.20%-3.90%54.20%-4.8027.7544.05
5303.02%0.20%1.38%1.64%3.69%-1.40%31.20%13.4030.1723.57
5113.30%0.70%-0.50%1.90%6.50%1.30%40.60%3.208.8910.00
4705.20%1.60%1.50%1.70%6.30%-1.70%50.60%0.303.7237.97
4661.50%0.30%0.00%1.82%6.30%-1.00%103.10%-0.201.1611.37
4074.80%2.00%1.50%1.49%1.10%-2.70%41.80%10.6032.7366.19
4051.94%-13.40%14.00%11.61%18.80%-5.10%21.30%2.00314.50185.99
3931.00%18.00%7.90%12.10%-2.10%32.10%6.3042440.0080.90
3863.40%0.80%0.00%1.90%7.10%-0.70%78.40%1.901.168.77
3710.30%0.60%0.50%2.30%3.90%4.40%36.20%5.108.195.26
3491.50%1.50%2.25%3.50%3.69%-3.90%20.70%6.903.679.40
344-13.20%6.80%21.93%24571.00%7.30%-20.00%23.00%-2.4079900.0031.43
3365.40%5.40%16.75%11.50%10.60%-9.50%101.20%-6.5017.8696.20
3214.70%2.20%2.25%1.90%2.80%2.20%38.40%4.207.857.41
3194.00%1.10%0.10%0.50%3.90%-2.15%60.90%4.103.638.81
307-0.60%0.40%-0.65%1.10%4.00%1.00%36.40%7.906.435.75
3058.40%3.20%0.00%0.40%5.80%-0.30%68.00%12.501.164.77
3056.80%1.50%3.25%4.60%5.50%-2.20%42.10%-0.8053.26104.90
2975.40%1.40%3.25%1.40%3.30%-3.00%50.90%1.304.0032.05
2974.40%1.70%1.12%0.10%2.00%0.30%110.60%19.501.365.61
2950.80%-2.20%6.50%4.50%26.70%-4.60%53.10%-2.5013.7556.52
2845.79%4.71%6.50%4.19%5.90%-5.80%67.20%-5.30120.60200.16
2822.20%0.40%4.25%3.16%9.50%-3.00%48.50%-3.302921.8049.29
2474.20%1.20%2.50%2.00%6.70%-2.80%23.60%-1.50640.0118.37
2373.10%1.20%0.00%1.00%8.60%-0.60%61.40%0.701.165.50
2217.30%7.30%6.75%5.57%4.20%-4.80%27.10%-0.6083.67161.80
2057.38%7.38%6.25%3.86%2.01%-3.50%61.50%4.7022852.0092.70
2052.10%0.40%0.00%1.00%7.90%-3.00%125.70%0.501.1610.31