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Single-family housing units completed in United States: Rise in June 2018

Housing completion hardly rose by 1.88% in June 2018, revised data from U.S. Census Bureau illustrate. Housing completion grew slightly from 74.4 thousands to 75.8 thousands, as it follows the tendency of the prior month when it increased by 21.97%. The prior year, this fluctuation reached 6.58% and the variable attained 71.3 thousands in June 2017. Between June 2017 and the same month one year later, the numbers demonstrate a 6.31% shift. United States saw a rise of 27.61% in housing completion during the last 50 years. As well as the housing completion is now below average of 83.98 thousands with a overall fall since the 1968. It hit its all-time high of 162.8 thousands in December 2005 and record low of 26 thousands in January 2012.

Single-family housing units completed in United States: Rise in June 2018
Date Thousands Variation
Jun. 2018 75.80 1.88
May. 2018 74.40 21.97
Apr. 2018 61.00 -9.09
Mar. 2018 67.10 9.46
Feb. 2018 61.30 2.51
Jan. 2018 59.80 -27.43
Dec. 2017 82.40 21
Nov. 2017 68.10 -7.09
Oct. 2017 73.30 7.48
Sep. 2017 68.20 3.96

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Main Construction Indicators

  • Building Permits

    Number of issued building permits, it is an indicator of the construction sector's growth. A building permit is an authorisation to start work on a building project. As such, a permit is the final stage of planning and building authorisations from public authorities, prior to the start of work. Based on: Eurostat.

  • Construction Completions

    Number of new privately owned housing units completed. Is is an indicator of construction work actually completed within a given period of time or at a particular point in time. Based on: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

  • Construction Output

    Measure of the production in the construction industry.

  • Construction GDP

    Value of output of the construction industry less the value of intermediate consumption (intermediate inputs) used in this industry. It can be expressed in millions or billions of national currency, or in percentage of GDP. Based on: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

  • Construction Spending

    Value of total spending in the construction industry, usually expressed in millions billions of national currency. It includes the cost of labor and materials, cost of architectural and engineering work, overhead costs, interest and taxes paid during construction and contractor's profts. Based on: US Census Bureau.

  • Construction Starts

    Number of new buildings on which construction has been started in a given period. Start of a construction occurs when excavation begins for the footings or foundation of a building. Based on: U.S. Census Bureau.

  • Buildings Under Construction

    Number of buildings in a state of construction (up until they receive their certificate of occupancy), at a given date in a country.

  • Building Materials Import

  • Building Materials Export