Number of dwellings sold or transferred reached 1,220 '000 in 2017 in United Kingdom, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 1.21 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, number of dwellings sold or transferred in United Kingdom reached an all time high of 1,670 '000 in 2006 and an all time low of 858 '000 in 2009. When compared to United Kingdom's main peers, number of dwellings sold or transferred in Belgium amounted to 126 '000, 1,241 '000 in France, 564 '000 in Germany and 61.2 '000 in Ireland in 2017.
United Kingdom has been ranked 5th within the group of 27 countries we follow in terms of number of dwellings sold or transferred, 2 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.