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Housing units completed in United States: Raise in June 2018

According to adjusted numbers issued by U.S. Census Bureau, the variable rose by 7.28% in June 2018. Housing completion increased from 105.8 thousands to 113.5 thousands, as it follows the tendency of the previous month when it grew by 11.72 percent. The year before, the indicator was growing by 12.03% and attained 109.9 thousands the same month one year earlier. This illustrates a 3.28 percent shift between June 2017 and the same month the year after. The overall changes for the prior 50 years reached a increase of 28.83%. As well as the housing completion is now below average of 117 thousands with a overall decline since the 1968. It hit its all-time high of 202.1 thousands in June 1973 and record low of 35 thousands in January 2011.

Housing units completed in United States: Raise in June 2018
Date Thousands Variation
Jun. 2018 113.50 7.28
May. 2018 105.80 11.72
Apr. 2018 94.70 -0.21
Mar. 2018 94.90 7.11
Feb. 2018 88.60 5.48
Jan. 2018 84.00 -25.93
Dec. 2017 113.40 19.24
Nov. 2017 95.10 -11.04
Oct. 2017 106.90 11.12
Sep. 2017 96.20 -5.78

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