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Single-family housing units completed in United States falls in July 2018

In July 2018 the indicator fell by 12.66%, according to data released by U.S. Census Bureau. Housing completion dropped from 75.8 thousands to 66.2 thousands, versus the previous month when it climbed by 2.29%. The prior year, the variable was going down by -2.66% and attained 69.4 thousands the same month the year before. When examining the year-on-year picture, a -4.61% decrease can be announced between July 2017 and the same month one year later. United States saw a rise of 11.45% in housing completion during the last 50 years. Furthermore, the housing completion is now below average of 83.95 thousands with a overall decline since the start of observations. 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 falls in July 2018
Date Thousands Variation
Jul. 2018 66.20 -12.66
Jun. 2018 75.80 2.29
May. 2018 74.10 21.48
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

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