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Housing units started in United States hit 117.6 thousands in April 2018

Adjusted numbers on housing in United States have been published by U.S. Census Bureau. Housing starts grew compared to the prior month, equaling 117.6 thousands.

Housing units started in United States hit 117.6 thousands in April 2018
Date Thousands Variation
Apr. 2018 117.60 9.4
Mar. 2018 107.50 19.84
Feb. 2018 89.70 -2.07
Jan. 2018 91.60 12.53
Dec. 2017 81.40 -16.85
Nov. 2017 97.90 -10.68
Oct. 2017 109.60 4.98
Sep. 2017 104.40 1.75
Aug. 2017 102.60 -8.64
Jul. 2017 112.30 -3.44

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  • Construction Completions

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    Measure of the production in the construction industry.

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  • 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.

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