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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 1.53M, up from 1.459M last month and up from 1.34M one year ago. This is a change of 4.87% from last month and 14.18% from one year ago.

Stats

Last Value 1.53M
Latest Period Oct 2020
Last Updated Nov 18 2020, 08:34 EST
Next Release Dec 17 2020, 08:30 EST
Average Growth Rate 3.96%
Value from 1 Year Ago 1.34M
Change from 1 Year Ago 14.18%
Frequency Monthly
Adjustment Seasonally Adjusted Annual Rate
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Historical Data

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Date Value
October 31, 2020 1.53M
September 30, 2020 1.459M
August 31, 2020 1.373M
July 31, 2020 1.487M
June 30, 2020 1.265M
May 31, 2020 1.038M
April 30, 2020 934.00K
March 31, 2020 1.269M
February 29, 2020 1.567M
January 31, 2020 1.617M
December 31, 2019 1.587M
November 30, 2019 1.371M
October 31, 2019 1.34M
September 30, 2019 1.274M
August 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
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
Date Value
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
March 31, 2017 1.179M
February 28, 2017 1.289M
January 31, 2017 1.225M
December 31, 2016 1.28M
November 30, 2016 1.151M
October 31, 2016 1.327M
September 30, 2016 1.064M

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 1.53M, up from 1.459M last month and up from 1.34M one year ago. This is a change of 4.87% from last month and 14.18% from one year ago.

Stats

Last Value 1.53M
Latest Period Oct 2020
Last Updated Nov 18 2020, 08:34 EST
Next Release Dec 17 2020, 08:30 EST
Average Growth Rate 3.96%
Value from 1 Year Ago 1.34M
Change from 1 Year Ago 14.18%
Frequency Monthly
Adjustment Seasonally Adjusted Annual Rate
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