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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 1.575M, up from 1.404M last month and down from 1.576M one year ago. This is a change of 12.18% from last month and -0.06% from one year ago.

Stats

Last Value 1.575M
Latest Period Aug 2022
Last Updated Sep 20 2022, 08:32 EDT
Next Release Oct 19 2022, 08:30 EDT
Average Growth Rate 3.99%
Value from Last Month 1.404M
Change from Last Month 12.18%
Value from 1 Year Ago 1.576M
Change from 1 Year Ago -0.06%
Frequency Monthly
Adjustment Seasonally Adjusted Annual Rate
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Historical Data

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Date Value
August 31, 2022 1.575M
July 31, 2022 1.404M
June 30, 2022 1.575M
May 31, 2022 1.562M
April 30, 2022 1.805M
March 31, 2022 1.716M
February 28, 2022 1.777M
January 31, 2022 1.666M
December 31, 2021 1.768M
November 30, 2021 1.706M
October 31, 2021 1.563M
September 30, 2021 1.559M
August 31, 2021 1.576M
July 31, 2021 1.573M
June 30, 2021 1.664M
May 31, 2021 1.605M
April 30, 2021 1.505M
March 31, 2021 1.711M
February 28, 2021 1.43M
January 31, 2021 1.602M
December 31, 2020 1.651M
November 30, 2020 1.541M
October 31, 2020 1.53M
September 30, 2020 1.461M
August 31, 2020 1.376M
Date Value
July 31, 2020 1.51M
June 30, 2020 1.269M
May 31, 2020 1.055M
April 30, 2020 938.00K
March 31, 2020 1.27M
February 29, 2020 1.571M
January 31, 2020 1.569M
December 31, 2019 1.538M
November 30, 2019 1.343M
October 31, 2019 1.328M
September 30, 2019 1.297M
August 31, 2019 1.37M
July 31, 2019 1.232M
June 30, 2019 1.235M
May 31, 2019 1.308M
April 30, 2019 1.28M
March 31, 2019 1.20M
February 28, 2019 1.129M
January 31, 2019 1.232M
December 31, 2018 1.089M
November 30, 2018 1.177M
October 31, 2018 1.22M
September 30, 2018 1.247M
August 31, 2018 1.289M
July 31, 2018 1.199M

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 1.575M, up from 1.404M last month and down from 1.576M one year ago. This is a change of 12.18% from last month and -0.06% from one year ago.

Stats

Last Value 1.575M
Latest Period Aug 2022
Last Updated Sep 20 2022, 08:32 EDT
Next Release Oct 19 2022, 08:30 EDT
Average Growth Rate 3.99%
Value from Last Month 1.404M
Change from Last Month 12.18%
Value from 1 Year Ago 1.576M
Change from 1 Year Ago -0.06%
Frequency Monthly
Adjustment Seasonally Adjusted Annual Rate
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