US Housing Starts:

974.00K for May 2020
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US Housing Starts is at a current level of 974.00K, up from 934.00K last month and down from 1.268M one year ago. This is a change of 4.28% from last month and -23.19% from one year ago.

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.

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May 31, 2020 974.00K
April 30, 2020 934.00K
March 31, 2020 1.269M
Feb. 29, 2020 1.567M
Jan. 31, 2020 1.617M
Dec. 31, 2019 1.587M
Nov. 30, 2019 1.371M
Oct. 31, 2019 1.34M
Sept. 30, 2019 1.274M
Aug. 31, 2019 1.377M
July 31, 2019 1.212M
June 30, 2019 1.235M
May 31, 2019 1.268M
April 30, 2019 1.267M
March 31, 2019 1.203M
Feb. 28, 2019 1.137M
Jan. 31, 2019 1.272M
Dec. 31, 2018 1.117M
Nov. 30, 2018 1.204M
Oct. 31, 2018 1.207M
Sept. 30, 2018 1.246M
Aug. 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
Feb. 28, 2018 1.295M
Jan. 31, 2018 1.335M
Dec. 31, 2017 1.219M
Nov. 30, 2017 1.299M
Oct. 31, 2017 1.261M
Sept. 30, 2017 1.163M
Aug. 31, 2017 1.167M
July 31, 2017 1.196M
June 30, 2017 1.232M
May 31, 2017 1.124M
April 30, 2017 1.152M
March 31, 2017 1.179M
Feb. 28, 2017 1.289M
Jan. 31, 2017 1.225M
Dec. 31, 2016 1.28M
Nov. 30, 2016 1.151M
Oct. 31, 2016 1.327M
Sept. 30, 2016 1.064M
Aug. 31, 2016 1.161M
July 31, 2016 1.225M
June 30, 2016 1.183M
May 31, 2016 1.133M
April 30, 2016 1.173M

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Stats

Last Value 974.00K
Latest Period May 2020
Last Updated Jun 17 2020, 08:34 EDT
Next Release Jul 17 2020, 08:30 EDT
Average Growth Rate 3.17%
Value from 1 Year Ago 1.268M
Change from 1 Year Ago -23.19%
Frequency Monthly
Adjustment Seasonally Adjusted Annual Rate
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