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GBP, Pound sterling

United Kingdom House Price Index y/y

Country: United Kingdom
Sector: Housing
Low 5.0% 5.0%
4.5% Revised from 5.1%
Last release Importance Actual Forecast
Previous
5.3%
5.0%
Next release Actual Forecast
Previous

House Price Index y/y measures changes in the average value of residential properties in the given month compared to the same month of the previous year.

Information on residential property transactions is collected from state land registries and statistics from the largest UK mortgage lenders.

The index captures the state of the housing market, allowing the evaluation of the national economy growth. A reading above expectations is seen as positive for the pound sterling.

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Date (GMT)
Reference
Actual
Forecast
Previous
Aug 2017
5.0%
5.0%
4.5% Revised from 5.1%
Jul 2017
5.1%
4.5%
5.1% Revised from 4.9%
Jun 2017
4.9%
4.3%
5.0% Revised from 4.7%
May 2017
4.7%
4.6%
5.3% Revised from 5.6%
Apr 2017
5.6%
4.1%
Mar 2017
4.1%
5.8%
Feb 2017
5.8%
6.2%
Jan 2017
6.2%
7.2%
Dec 2016
7.2%
6.7%
Nov 2016
6.7%
6.9%