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Basic Info

Housing Starts are the total number of single family houses that started construction in a given month in the US. Housing starts can be viewed as a forward looking metric to gauge the outlook for an economy. This metric most notably crashed during the 2007-2009 housing crisis. Housing starts reached as low as 478K (on a seasonally adjusted annual rate basis) in 2009 before beginning to recover.

US Housing Starts is at a current level of 1.572M, up from 1.517M last month and up from 1.046M one year ago. This is a change of 3.63% from last month and 50.29% from one year ago.

Stats

Last Value 1.572M
Latest Period May 2021
Last Updated Jun 16 2021, 08:31 EDT
Next Release Jul 20 2021, 08:30 EDT
Average Growth Rate 4.02%
Value from 1 Year Ago 1.046M
Change from 1 Year Ago 50.29%
Frequency Monthly
Adjustment Seasonally Adjusted Annual Rate
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Historical Data

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Date Value
May 31, 2021 1.572M
April 30, 2021 1.517M
March 31, 2021 1.725M
February 28, 2021 1.447M
January 31, 2021 1.625M
December 31, 2020 1.661M
November 30, 2020 1.551M
October 31, 2020 1.514M
September 30, 2020 1.448M
August 31, 2020 1.376M
July 31, 2020 1.497M
June 30, 2020 1.273M
May 31, 2020 1.046M
April 30, 2020 938.00K
March 31, 2020 1.277M
February 29, 2020 1.589M
January 31, 2020 1.589M
December 31, 2019 1.547M
November 30, 2019 1.35M
October 31, 2019 1.318M
September 30, 2019 1.285M
August 31, 2019 1.371M
July 31, 2019 1.224M
June 30, 2019 1.237M
May 31, 2019 1.303M
Date Value
April 30, 2019 1.282M
March 31, 2019 1.203M
February 28, 2019 1.137M
January 31, 2019 1.272M
December 31, 2018 1.117M
November 30, 2018 1.204M
October 31, 2018 1.207M
September 30, 2018 1.246M
August 31, 2018 1.28M
July 31, 2018 1.195M
June 30, 2018 1.19M
May 31, 2018 1.334M
April 30, 2018 1.269M
March 31, 2018 1.332M
February 28, 2018 1.295M
January 31, 2018 1.335M
December 31, 2017 1.219M
November 30, 2017 1.299M
October 31, 2017 1.261M
September 30, 2017 1.163M
August 31, 2017 1.167M
July 31, 2017 1.196M
June 30, 2017 1.232M
May 31, 2017 1.124M
April 30, 2017 1.152M

Basic Info

Housing Starts are the total number of single family houses that started construction in a given month in the US. Housing starts can be viewed as a forward looking metric to gauge the outlook for an economy. This metric most notably crashed during the 2007-2009 housing crisis. Housing starts reached as low as 478K (on a seasonally adjusted annual rate basis) in 2009 before beginning to recover.

US Housing Starts is at a current level of 1.572M, up from 1.517M last month and up from 1.046M one year ago. This is a change of 3.63% from last month and 50.29% from one year ago.

Stats

Last Value 1.572M
Latest Period May 2021
Last Updated Jun 16 2021, 08:31 EDT
Next Release Jul 20 2021, 08:30 EDT
Average Growth Rate 4.02%
Value from 1 Year Ago 1.046M
Change from 1 Year Ago 50.29%
Frequency Monthly
Adjustment Seasonally Adjusted Annual Rate
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