Which Country Builds the Most New Dwellings per Population?

Dwellings Completed Per 1,000 People (dwellings), 2017 or latest
Real Estate | October 21, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 50 countries in 2017, Turkey ranked the highest in dwellings completed per 1,000 people with 9.41 dwellings followed by Luxembourg and Australia. On the other end of the scale was Armenia with 0.163 dwellings, Greece with 0.501 dwellings and South Africa with 0.749 dwellings.

Data for more countries are available at Dwellings Completed Per 1,000 People indicator page.

Dwellings Completed Per 1,000 People Unit 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Australia dwellings ... ... ... 6.80 6.36 6.62 7.57 8.32
Austria dwellings 5.45 4.83 5.48 5.90 5.98
Belarus dwellings 7.23 5.92 6.89 7.43 6.06
Chile dwellings ... ... ... 8.41 6.74 6.77 8.22 9.03
Finland dwellings 5.88 5.82 5.60 5.39 5.26
France dwellings 6.78 6.00 5.61 5.22 5.22
Iceland dwellings 1.76 3.31 2.85 3.47 3.35
Israel dwellings 4.54 4.86 5.53 5.75 5.56
Japan dwellings ... ... ... 6.56 6.95 7.74 7.06 7.22
Luxembourg dwellings 8.38 8.25 7.04 11.9 8.46
New Zealand dwellings 3.10 3.81 4.74 5.46 5.95
Norway dwellings 4.06 5.27 5.66 5.54 5.54
Russia dwellings 5.48 5.87 6.42 7.90 8.49
Switzerland dwellings 5.97 5.41 6.24 6.06 6.50 ...
Turkey dwellings 7.06 7.16 9.23 10.1 9.41 ... ...