The Halifax House Price Index in the United Kingdom rose by only 0.3 percent year-on-year in the three months to November 2018, easing from a 1.5 percent advance in the previous period and missing market expectations of a 1 percent gain. It was the lowest annual increase in house prices since December 2012. Still, that remained within Halifax forecast range of 0-3 percent for 2018 as prices continued to be supported by limited supply of new and existing properties for sale. High employment, wage growth and historically low mortgage rates continue to make home ownership more affordable for many, though the need to raise a significant deposit still acts as something of a restraint on the market. Housing Index in the United Kingdom averaged 371.84 Index Points from 1983 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 743.70 Index Points in July of 2018 and a record low of 96.10 Index Points in January of 1983.

Housing Index in the United Kingdom is expected to be 755.00 Index Points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Housing Index in the United Kingdom to stand at 775.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United Kingdom House Price Index is projected to trend around 795.00 Index Points in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-01-08 08:30 AM Halifax House Price Index YoY 0.3%
2019-01-08 08:30 AM Halifax House Price Index MoM -1.4%
2019-02-07 08:30 AM Halifax House Price Index MoM


United Kingdom Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Housing Starts 41190.00 39890.00 69520.00 16420.00 units [+]
Construction Output 3.80 3.00 24.00 -19.20 percent [+]
Housing Index 726.90 736.90 743.70 96.10 Index Points [+]
Mortgage Approvals 67.09 65.73 151.80 26.30 Thousand [+]
Mortgage Applications 39697.00 38712.00 93542.00 17158.00 Units [+]
Construction Pmi 53.40 53.20 64.60 27.80 [+]
Construction Orders -30.70 -7.70 37.40 -43.90 percent [+]
Home Ownership Rate 63.40 63.50 73.30 63.40 percent [+]


United Kingdom House Price Index

In the United Kingdom Housing Index refers to Halifax House Price Index. The Index is based on a sample of mortgage data covering around 15,000 house purchases per month. This page provides - United Kingdom House Price Index - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United Kingdom House Price Index - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
726.90 736.90 743.70 96.10 1983 - 2018 Index Points Monthly
1983=100, SA




Country Last Previous
Argentina 720.96 Oct/18
Australia -1.50 Sep/18
Brazil 128.90 Oct/18
Canada 103.30 Oct/18
China 9.30 Nov/18
Euro Area 111.58 Jun/18
France 106.31 Jun/18
Germany 152.86 Oct/18
India 148.00 Mar/18
Indonesia 207.69 Dec/18
Italy 99.40 Jun/18
Japan 111.89 Aug/18
Netherlands 125.70 Sep/18
Russia 1.00 Dec/17
Saudi Arabia 82.30 Sep/18
Singapore 149.70 Sep/18
South Korea 105.80 Nov/18
Spain 1589.50 Sep/18
Switzerland 168.38 Sep/18
Turkey 271.90 Sep/18
United Kingdom 726.90 Nov/18
United States 0.20 Sep/18


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