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Basic Info

The US Housing Starts MoM reflects the month over month change in the total number of single family houses that started construction in a given month in the US. US Housing Starts MoM can be viewed as a forward looking metric to gauge the outlook for the economy. This metric most notably crashed during the 2007-2009 housing crisis. During the housing crisis, housing starts MoM reached a low of -16.09% month over month change in November 2008 before beginning to recover.

US Housing Starts MoM is at 4.87%, compared to 6.26% last month and 5.18% last year. This is higher than the long term average of 0.33%.

Stats

Last Value 4.87%
Latest Period Oct 2020
Last Updated Nov 18 2020, 08:34 EST
Next Release Dec 17 2020, 08:30 EST
Long Term Average 0.33%
Average Growth Rate -1.48K%
Value from 1 Year Ago 5.18%
Change from 1 Year Ago -6.07%
Frequency Monthly
Unit Percent
Adjustment Seasonally Adjusted Annual Rate
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Historical Data

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Date Value
October 31, 2020 4.87%
September 30, 2020 6.26%
August 31, 2020 -7.67%
July 31, 2020 17.55%
June 30, 2020 21.87%
May 31, 2020 11.13%
April 30, 2020 -26.40%
March 31, 2020 -19.02%
February 29, 2020 -3.09%
January 31, 2020 1.89%
December 31, 2019 15.75%
November 30, 2019 2.31%
October 31, 2019 5.18%
September 30, 2019 -7.48%
August 31, 2019 13.61%
July 31, 2019 -1.86%
June 30, 2019 -2.60%
May 31, 2019 0.08%
April 30, 2019 5.32%
March 31, 2019 5.80%
February 28, 2019 -10.61%
January 31, 2019 13.88%
December 31, 2018 -7.23%
November 30, 2018 -0.25%
October 31, 2018 -3.13%
Date Value
September 30, 2018 -2.66%
August 31, 2018 7.11%
July 31, 2018 0.42%
June 30, 2018 -10.79%
May 31, 2018 5.12%
April 30, 2018 -4.73%
March 31, 2018 2.86%
February 28, 2018 -3.00%
January 31, 2018 9.52%
December 31, 2017 -6.16%
November 30, 2017 3.01%
October 31, 2017 8.43%
September 30, 2017 -0.34%
August 31, 2017 -2.42%
July 31, 2017 -2.92%
June 30, 2017 9.61%
May 31, 2017 -2.43%
April 30, 2017 -2.29%
March 31, 2017 -8.53%
February 28, 2017 5.22%
January 31, 2017 -4.30%
December 31, 2016 11.21%
November 30, 2016 -13.26%
October 31, 2016 24.72%
September 30, 2016 -8.35%

Basic Info

The US Housing Starts MoM reflects the month over month change in the total number of single family houses that started construction in a given month in the US. US Housing Starts MoM can be viewed as a forward looking metric to gauge the outlook for the economy. This metric most notably crashed during the 2007-2009 housing crisis. During the housing crisis, housing starts MoM reached a low of -16.09% month over month change in November 2008 before beginning to recover.

US Housing Starts MoM is at 4.87%, compared to 6.26% last month and 5.18% last year. This is higher than the long term average of 0.33%.

Stats

Last Value 4.87%
Latest Period Oct 2020
Last Updated Nov 18 2020, 08:34 EST
Next Release Dec 17 2020, 08:30 EST
Long Term Average 0.33%
Average Growth Rate -1.48K%
Value from 1 Year Ago 5.18%
Change from 1 Year Ago -6.07%
Frequency Monthly
Unit Percent
Adjustment Seasonally Adjusted Annual Rate
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