Number of dwellings sold or transferred reached 564 '000 in 2017 in Germany, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 2.93 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, number of dwellings sold or transferred in Germany reached an all time high of 581 '000 in 2016 and an all time low of 441 '000 in 2004. When compared to Germany's main peers, number of dwellings sold or transferred in Belgium amounted to 126 '000 and 1,241 '000 in France in 2017.
Germany has been ranked 8th within the group of 27 countries we follow in terms of number of dwellings sold or transferred, 2 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
A dwelling is a separate and independent place of abode intended for habitation by a single household, or one not intended for habitation but occupied as living quarters by a household at the time of the census.