United Kingdom BBA Mortgage Approvals  1997-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The number of loan approvals for house purchase in the United Kingdom decreased to 40.35 thousand in May 2017 from a downwardly revised 40.69 thousand in the previous month, slightly above market expectations of 40.3 thousand. It was the lowest figure since September last year. Net mortgage lending rose by GBP 1.77 billion, compared with a GBP 1.53 billion gain in April. Meanwhile, annual consumer lending growth slowed to 5.1 percent in May, from 6.4 percent in April and its weakest increase since October 2015. Mortgage Applications in the United Kingdom averaged 51817.19 Units from 1997 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 93251 Units in March of 2002 and a record low of 17098 Units in November of 2008.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-04-28 08:30 AM Mar 41.1K 42.2K 42K 42.9K
2017-05-25 08:30 AM Apr 40.75K 40.872K 40.8K 40.6K
2017-06-26 08:30 AM May 40.35K 40.69K 40.3K 40.43K
2017-07-26 08:30 AM Jun 40.35K 39.9K 40.5K
2017-08-24 08:30 AM Jul 40423.34
2017-09-26 08:30 AM Aug 40412.56

United Kingdom Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Housing Starts 45340.00 35580.00 69520.00 16420.00 [+]
Construction Output -0.30 -0.10 24.00 -19.20 percent [+]
Housing Index 706.80 713.70 719.10 96.10 Index Points [+]
Mortgage Approvals 65.20 65.05 151.80 26.70 Thousand [+]
Mortgage Applications 40347.00 40686.00 93251.00 17098.00 Units [+]
Construction Orders 3.70 0.20 37.40 -43.90 percent [+]
Construction Pmi 54.80 56.00 64.60 27.80 [+]
Home Ownership Rate 63.50 64.40 73.30 63.50 percent [+]

United Kingdom BBA Mortgage Approvals Notes

BBA Mortagge Approvals for the United Kingdom show the number of approvals given for house purchase, excluding remortgaging and those for other purposes. It does not include approvals given to mutually-owned building societies. This page provides - United Kingdom Mortgage Applications- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United Kingdom BBA Mortgage Approvals - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
40347.00 40686.00 93251.00 17098.00 1997 - 2017 Units Monthly

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United Kingdom 40347.00 May/17
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