Which Country Grows its Housing Stock the Most?

New Dwellings Completed (As % of Total Dwellings) (%), 2017 or latest
Real Estate | October 21, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 44 countries in 2017, Turkey ranked the highest in new dwellings completed as a percentage of total dwellings with 3.84% followed by Chile and Australia. On the other end of the scale was Armenia with 0.054%, Greece with 0.084% and Portugal with 0.144%.

Data for more countries are available at New Dwellings Completed (As % of Total Dwellings) indicator page.

New Dwellings Completed (As % of Total Dwellings) Unit 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Australia % ... ... ... 1.69% 1.58% 1.64% 1.87% 2.05%
Austria % 1.03% 0.913% 1.03% 1.10% 1.13%
Chile % ... ... ... 3.02% 2.37% 2.34% 2.83% 3.10%
Finland % 1.24% 1.22% 1.17% 1.11% 1.08%
France % 1.27% 1.11% 1.03% 0.953% 0.947%
Iceland % 0.431% 0.815% 0.708% 0.857% 0.830%
Japan % ... ... ... 1.40% 1.47% 1.62% 1.46% 1.48%
Luxembourg % 2.08% 2.01% 1.68% 2.80% 1.98%
New Zealand % 0.787% 0.966% 1.20% 1.38% 1.50%
Norway % 0.847% 1.10% 1.17% 1.14% 1.14%
Palestine % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Poland % 0.964% 1.11% 1.05% 1.02% 1.05%
Russia % 1.29% 1.36% 1.49% 1.78% 1.87%
Switzerland % 1.15% 1.03% 1.19% 1.15% 1.22% ...
Turkey % 2.97% 3.02% 3.86% 4.15% 3.84% ... ...