Which Country Builds the Most New Dwellings?

New Dwellings Completed ('000), 2017 or latest
Real Estate | October 21, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 50 countries in 2017, USA ranked the highest in new dwellings completed with 1,152 '000 followed by Russia and Japan. On the other end of the scale was Armenia with 0.480 '000, Iceland with 1.77 '000 and Latvia with 2.27 '000.

Data for more countries are available at New Dwellings Completed indicator page.

New Dwellings Completed Unit 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Australia '000 ... ... ... 154 146 154 178 197
Austria '000 45.9 40.8 46.4 50.0 50.8
Chile '000 ... ... ... 145 117 119 145 160
France '000 431 383 359 335 337
Germany '000 209 239 270 283 306
Japan '000 ... ... ... 834 883 980 892 908
Morocco '000 ... ... ... 90.2 94.2 91.3 79.1 140 ... ...
Philippines '000 ... ... ... 106 115 108 127 124
Poland '000 131 153 145 143 148
Russia '000 786 838 912 1,118 1,195
South Korea '000 ... ... ... 99.1 98.9 93.0 102 125
Turkey '000 515 528 688 757 714 ... ...
USA '000 588 648 768 886 969
Ukraine '000 82.7 91.2 102 105 117
United Kingdom '000 141 142 135 145 172