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Residential Property Price Index March 2018

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CSO statistical publication, 09 May 2018, 11am

On-line ISSN: 2009-5236

Residential property prices rise by 12.7% in the year to March

Table 1.1: Residential Property Price Index
MonthPrice Index (Jan 2005=100)Monthly % change Annual % change
January 2018101.20.411.8
February 2018102.00.812.5
March 2018102.70.712.7
The latest two month's RPPI results are provisional and subject to revision.
MonthNationalDublinRest of Ireland
Jan-05100100100
Feb-05100.8102.1100.1
Mar-05101.4102.9100.5
Apr-05102.1103.6101.2
May-05102.8104.4101.9
Jun-05103.7104.5103.3
Jul-05105.3105.7105.1
Aug-05107.1107.8106.7
Sep-05108.2109.7107.4
Oct-05110.6112.8109.3
Nov-05111.5114.3110
Dec-05112.6114.9111.4
Jan-06113.2115.4111.9
Feb-06113.5116.4111.8
Mar-06114.1117.1112.4
Apr-06115.8119.2113.9
May-06118.2122.3115.8
Jun-06120.3125.5117.4
Jul-06123129.5119.5
Aug-06125.8133.3121.6
Sep-06126.8133.5123.1
Oct-06127.6134.4123.8
Nov-06127.6133.9124.1
Dec-06128.6134.1125.5
Jan-07129.7134.3127.1
Feb-07130.3135127.7
Mar-07130.5133.7128.6
Apr-07131134129.2
May-07130.6132.7129.3
Jun-07130.3133128.7
Jul-07130.6133.7128.8
Aug-07130.4133128.8
Sep-07130.4133.3128.7
Oct-07130133.3128.1
Nov-07130132.2128.7
Dec-07129.2130.5128.4
Jan-08128.1127.5128.2
Feb-08127126.8126.9
Mar-08125.9126.1125.6
Apr-08124.8126.1124.1
May-08123.5126.2122.1
Jun-08122.3124.9120.9
Jul-08121.6123.4120.5
Aug-08120.3121.7119.5
Sep-08118.8117.5119.1
Oct-08116.2113.4117.2
Nov-08114.1110.2115.7
Dec-08111.9108113.5
Jan-09109105110.8
Feb-09106100.3108.5
Mar-09103.296.6106.3
Apr-09100.992.9104.6
May-0998.590.9102.1
Jun-0996.989.8100.2
Jul-0995.588.998.5
Aug-0994.38996.6
Sep-0994.288.696.8
Oct-0993.186.696.2
Nov-0992.88596.4
Dec-0991.583.295.5
Jan-1090.681.195.2
Feb-1089.279.294.1
Mar-1088.177.593.6
Apr-1087.677.392.8
May-1086.176.590.7
Jun-1085.175.589.9
Jul-1084.27588.8
Aug-108475.487.9
Sep-108375.286.2
Oct-1081.67484.6
Nov-1079.972.582.9
Dec-1078.771.281.8
Jan-117870.581.3
Feb-1176.56979.8
Mar-1174.767.178.1
Apr-1173.766.676.6
May-1172.465.575.2
Jun-1171.364.674.1
Jul-1169.863.672.2
Aug-116862.370
Sep-1166.660.668.9
Oct-1165.459.467.7
Nov-1164.358.166.9
Dec-1163.35766.1
Jan-1262.35665.1
Feb-1260.954.563.9
Mar-1261.254.964.1
Apr-1260.254.762.4
May-126054.762
Jun-1259.95561.5
Jul-1260.556.161.5
Aug-1260.656.861
Sep-1261.157.561.2
Oct-1261.35861.1
Nov-1261.158.460.3
Dec-1261.359.160
Jan-1360.258.658.3
Feb-1359.557.658.1
Mar-1358.757.256.8
Apr-135957.956.7
May-135958.356.2
Jun-1360.560.456.9
Jul-136262.657.4
Aug-1362.864.257.5
Sep-1363.865.358.3
Oct-1364.265.758.7
Nov-1364.566.558.4
Dec-1365.367.359.1
Jan-1465.467.658.9
Feb-1465.66859.1
Mar-1466.16958.9
Apr-1467.57159.5
May-1469.373.660.5
Jun-1471.376.661.2
Jul-1473.579.762.3
Aug-1474.981.563.3
Sep-1476.583.564.4
Oct-1477.38465.5
Nov-1477.683.866.3
Dec-147782.666.4
Jan-1577.38366.6
Feb-157782.666.5
Mar-1577.382.567
Apr-1577.982.668.1
May-1578.883.269.2
Jun-1580.184.370.5
Jul-1580.784.771.2
Aug-1581.785.672.2
Sep-158285.572.8
Oct-1582.986.673.5
Nov-1582.686.273.4
Dec-1582.585.873.5
Jan-1683.28773.8
Feb-1682.786.473.5
Mar-168386.673.8
Apr-1683.587.174.2
May-1683.786.874.7
Jun-1684.58776.1
Jul-1686.488.178.5
Aug-1687.689.479.5
Sep-1688.690.880.1
Oct-1689.19180.7
Nov-1690.292.181.9
Dec-1689.991.581.7
Jan-1790.59282.4
Feb-1790.792.282.7
Mar-1791.192.882.8
Apr-1791.492.184.1
May-1792.894.584.4
June-1794.196.385.1
July-1796.498.587.4
Aug-1797.999.988.8
Sept-1799.210190.2
Oct-1799.5101.590.4
Nov-17100.3101.891.6
Dec-17100.8102.292.1
Jan-18101.2102.892.4
Feb-18102103.792.9
Mar-18102.710493.9

In the year to March, residential property prices at national level increased by 12.7%. This compares with an increase of 12.5% in the year to February and an increase of 9.8% in the twelve months to March 2017.

In Dublin, residential property prices increased by 12.1% in the year to March. Dublin house prices increased 11.8%. Apartments in Dublin increased 13.9% in the same period. The highest house price growth was in Dublin City, at 14.2%. In contrast, the lowest growth was in South Dublin, where house prices increased 9.6%.

Residential property prices in the Rest of Ireland (i.e. excluding Dublin) were 13.4% higher in the year to March. House prices in the Rest of Ireland increased 13.0% over the period. The West region showed the greatest price growth, with house prices increasing 18.0%. The Border region showed the least price growth, with house prices increasing 8.8%. Apartment prices in the Rest of Ireland increased 13.4% in the same period. 

Overall Decline

Overall, the national index is 21.6% lower than its highest level in 2007. Dublin residential property prices are 23.0% lower than their February 2007 peak, while residential property prices in the Rest of Ireland are 27.4% lower than their May 2007 peak.

Recovery

From the trough in early 2013, prices nationally have increased by 75.0%. Dublin residential property prices have increased 90.8% from their February 2012 low, whilst residential property prices in the Rest of Ireland are 67.1% higher than the trough, which was in May 2013.

Price Indexannual percentage change
National - all residential properties12.7
National - houses12.5
National - apartments14.3
Dublin - all residential properties12.1
Dublin - houses11.8
Dublin - apartments13.9
Dublin City - houses14.2
Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown - houses9.7
Fingal - houses13.8
South Dublin - houses9.6
National excluding Dublin - all residential properties13.4
National excluding Dublin - houses13
National excluding Dublin - apartments13.4
Border - houses8.8
Midland - houses13.2
West - houses18
Mid-East - houses11.1
Mid-West - houses17.1
South-East - houses9.9
South-West - houses13

Note that due to data smoothing, aggregate index annual percentage changes may be greater or less than their component sub-indices, see here for more information.

Show Table: Residential Property Price Index Breakdown(Base Jan 2005=100)

Note

Because the RPPI is based on Revenue stamp duty returns, which have a 44 day submission deadline, only a fraction of the two most recent months’ residential property transactions are available for index compilation the following month. This means that the RPPI for the latest two months is provisional and subject to revision. See background notes.

The StatBank Tables are available here

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