Number of dwellings sold or transferred reached 153 '000 in 2017 in Portugal, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 20.6 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, number of dwellings sold or transferred in Portugal reached an all time high of 346 '000 in 2000 and an all time low of 76.4 '000 in 2012. When compared to Portugal's main peers, number of dwellings sold or transferred in France amounted to 1,241 '000, 61.2 '000 in Ireland and 532 '000 in Spain in 2017.
Portugal has been ranked 14th within the group of 27 countries we follow in terms of number of dwellings sold or transferred, 3 places behind 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.