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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 1.534M, down from 1.65M last month and up from 1.497M one year ago. This is a change of -7.03% from last month and 2.47% from one year ago.

Stats

Last Value 1.534M
Latest Period Jul 2021
Last Updated Aug 18 2021, 08:30 EDT
Next Release Sep 21 2021, 08:30 EDT
Average Growth Rate 3.97%
Value from 1 Year Ago 1.497M
Change from 1 Year Ago 2.47%
Frequency Monthly
Adjustment Seasonally Adjusted Annual Rate
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Historical Data

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Date Value
July 31, 2021 1.534M
June 30, 2021 1.65M
May 31, 2021 1.594M
April 30, 2021 1.514M
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
Date Value
June 30, 2019 1.237M
May 31, 2019 1.303M
April 30, 2019 1.282M
March 31, 2019 1.203M
February 28, 2019 1.142M
January 31, 2019 1.244M
December 31, 2018 1.095M
November 30, 2018 1.183M
October 31, 2018 1.208M
September 30, 2018 1.238M
August 31, 2018 1.288M
July 31, 2018 1.193M
June 30, 2018 1.199M
May 31, 2018 1.354M
April 30, 2018 1.285M
March 31, 2018 1.327M
February 28, 2018 1.289M
January 31, 2018 1.309M
December 31, 2017 1.182M
November 30, 2017 1.278M
October 31, 2017 1.248M
September 30, 2017 1.175M
August 31, 2017 1.159M
July 31, 2017 1.202M
June 30, 2017 1.247M

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 1.534M, down from 1.65M last month and up from 1.497M one year ago. This is a change of -7.03% from last month and 2.47% from one year ago.

Stats

Last Value 1.534M
Latest Period Jul 2021
Last Updated Aug 18 2021, 08:30 EDT
Next Release Sep 21 2021, 08:30 EDT
Average Growth Rate 3.97%
Value from 1 Year Ago 1.497M
Change from 1 Year Ago 2.47%
Frequency Monthly
Adjustment Seasonally Adjusted Annual Rate
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