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4. House price development elsewhere

In the first quarter of 2012, prices of dwellings rose by most year-on-year, or by 13.8 per cent, in Estonia. Prices went up slightly in the United Kingdom and in the USA. In Spain, Greece and Sweden dwelling prices fell. Unless otherwise stated, the sources of the data in the table are national statistical institutes.

Table 1. Changes in prices of dwellings in different countries, 1st quarter 2012

Maa Year–on–year change, % Quarter-on-quarter change, %
Great Britain 0.4 0.0
Spain, new dwellings -11.8 -4.8
Spain, old dwellings -13.2 -5.1
Greece, new dwellings 1) -10.3 -3.9
Greece, old dwellings -8.6 -2.0
Norway 6.3 3.5
France 1.3 -1.8
Sweden -2.0 0.0
Germany, new dwellings 2) 4.3 1.1
Germany, old dwellings 3.4 -2.0
United States 3) 0.5 0.6
Russia, new dwellings 8.2 2.9
Russia,old dwellings 12.4 7.6
Estonia 13.8 1.0
1) Source: Greece's Central Bank
2) Source: Eurospace AG
3) Source: Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA)

The compilation of statistics on dwelling prices is currently being developed in several EU countries. The above data have been collected from a number of sources. They are not necessarily mutually comparable or comparable with data compiled on Finland.

Source: Prices of Dwellings, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Petri Kettunen 09 1734 3558, Tomi Martikainen 09 1734 3632,

Director in charge: Kari Molnar

Updated 27.7.2012

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Prices of dwellings in housing companies [e-publication].
ISSN=2323-8801. June 2012, 4. House price development elsewhere . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 21.5.2022].
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