Housing Starts in the United Kingdom increased to 42350 units in the first quarter of 2022 from 41600 units in the fourth quarter of 2021. source: Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, UK

Housing Starts in the United Kingdom averaged 38444.63 units from 1978 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 69520 units in the second quarter of 1978 and a record low of 17130 units in the second quarter of 2020. This page provides the latest reported value for - United Kingdom Housing Starts - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United Kingdom Housing Starts - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on August of 2022.

Housing Starts in the United Kingdom is expected to be 34900.00 units by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the United Kingdom Housing Starts is projected to trend around 44710.00 units in 2023 and 48810.00 units in 2024, according to our econometric models.

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United Kingdom Housing Starts

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Housing Starts 42350.00 41600.00 units Mar 2022

United Kingdom Housing Starts
In the UK, a house or a flat is counted as started on the date work begins on the laying of the foundation. Thus when foundation work commences on a pair of semi-detached houses two houses are started, and when work begins on a block of flats all the dwellings which that block will contain are started. The starts of houses in building schemes are usually phased over a period of weeks or even, in very large schemes, months.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
42350.00 41600.00 69520.00 17130.00 1978 - 2022 units Quarterly
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