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

Housing starts in Japan declined by 2.3 percent year-on-year in July of 2017, following a 1.7 percent rise in the prior month and missing market expectations of a 0.3 percent drop. Construction fell for most categories: private houses (-5.7 percent from 3.4 percent in June), rented houses (-3.7 percent from -2.6 percent), prefabricated (-13.7 percent from -6.3 percent) and two-by-four (-7.3 percent from 3.1 percent). In contrast, dwelling increased for built for sale (5.7 percent from 15.5 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 TEForecast
2017-06-30 05:00 AM Housing Starts YoY -0.3% 1.9% -1.5% 2.2%
2017-07-31 05:00 AM Housing Starts YoY 1.7% -0.3% -0.1% -0.1%
2017-08-31 05:00 AM Housing Starts YoY -2.3% 1.7% -0.3% -0.2%
2017-09-29 05:00 AM Housing Starts YoY -2.3% -2.05%
2017-10-31 05:00 AM Housing Starts YoY -1.29%
2017-11-30 05:00 AM Housing Starts YoY -1.54%


Japan Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Housing Starts -2.30 1.70 67.63 -43.96 percent [+]
Construction Orders 14.90 2.30 104.90 -42.80 percent [+]
Housing Index 110.63 110.49 112.22 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 September of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-2.30 1.70 67.63 -43.96 1961 - 2017 percent Monthly
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housing starts by Country

Last
Canada 223.23 Aug/17
France 31700.00 Jul/17
Japan -2.30 Jul/17
Russia 5.40 Jul/17
Spain 0.67 Mar/17
Turkey 18636.00 Jun/17
United Kingdom 42480.00 Jun/17
United States 1180.00 Aug/17