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

Housing starts in Japan declined by 0.4 percent year-on-year in November of 2017, after a 4.8 percent fall in the prior month while markets expected a 2.5 percent drop. It was the smallest decline in housing starts since June, as construction fell at a softer pace for: private houses (-4.2 percent from -4.8 percent in October) and rented houses (-2.9 percent from -4.8 percent). Meantime, construction rebounded for built for sale (8.7 percent from -4.8 percent), while decreased more for: prefabricated (-9.6 percent from -5.2 percent) and two-by-four (-5.9 percent from -4.4 percent) Housing Starts in Japan averaged 2.57 percent from 1961 until 2017, 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
2017-10-31 05:00 AM Housing Starts YoY -2.9% -2.0% -3.6% -2.3%
2017-11-30 05:00 AM Housing Starts YoY -4.8% -2.9% -3.1% -3.2%
2017-12-27 05:00 AM Housing Starts YoY -0.4% -4.8% -2.5% -2.3%
2018-01-31 05:00 AM Housing Starts YoY -0.4% -0.56%
2018-02-28 05:00 AM Housing Starts YoY -0.92%
2018-03-30 05:00 AM Housing Starts YoY -0.31%


Japan Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Housing Starts -0.40 -4.80 67.63 -43.96 percent [+]
Construction Orders 20.50 6.70 104.90 -42.80 percent [+]
Housing Index 110.33 109.40 112.22 97.26 Index Points [+]
Home Ownership Rate 61.90 61.10 61.90 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 January of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-0.40 -4.80 67.63 -43.96 1961 - 2017 percent Monthly
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housing starts by Country
Country Last
Canada 216.98 Dec/17
France 36200.00 Nov/17
Japan -0.40 Nov/17
Russia 7.10 Nov/17
Spain 0.39 Sep/17
Turkey 23792.00 Sep/17
United Kingdom 41820.00 Sep/17
United States 1297.00 Nov/17


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