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Residential Property Price Index December 2017

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Residential property prices rise by 12.3% in the year to December

Table 1.1: Residential Property Price Index
MonthPrice Index (Jan 2005=100)Monthly % change Annual % change
October 201799.50.311.7
November 2017100.51.011.4
December 2017101.00.512.3
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-17100.5101.991.8
Dec-17101102.192.6

In the year to December, residential property prices at national level increased by 12.3%. This compares with an increase of 11.4% in the year to November and an increase of 9.0% in the twelve months to December 2016.

In Dublin, residential property prices increased by 11.6% in the year to December. Dublin house prices increased 10.8%. Apartments in Dublin increased 14.7% in the same period. The highest house price growth was in Dublin City, at 13.2%. In contrast, the lowest growth was in Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown, with house prices rising 9.0%.

Residential property prices in the Rest of Ireland (i.e. excluding Dublin) were 13.3% higher in the year to December. House prices in the Rest of Ireland increased 13.2% over the period. The West region showed the greatest price growth, with house prices increasing 16.4%.  The South-East region showed the least price growth, with house prices increasing 11.0%. Apartment prices in the Rest of Ireland increased 15.0% in the same period. 

Overall Decline

Overall, the national index is 22.9% lower than its highest level in 2007. Dublin residential property prices are 24.4% lower than their February 2007 peak, while residential property prices in the Rest of Ireland are 28.4% lower than their May 2007 peak.

Recovery

From the trough in early 2013, prices nationally have increased by 72.1%. Dublin residential property prices have increased 87.3% from their February 2012 low, whilst residential property prices in the Rest of Ireland are 64.8% higher than the trough, which was in May 2013.

Price Indexannual percentage change
National - all residential properties12.3
National - houses11.9
National - apartments14.3
Dublin - all residential properties11.6
Dublin - houses10.8
Dublin - apartments14.7
Dublin City - houses13.2
Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown - houses9
Fingal - houses12.6
South Dublin - houses11.2
National excluding Dublin - all residential properties13.3
National excluding Dublin - houses13.2
National excluding Dublin - apartments15
Border excluding Louth - houses15.4
Midland - houses11.3
West - houses16.4
Mid-East including Louth - houses11.8
Mid-West including South Tipperary - houses11.2
South-East excluding South Tipperary - houses11
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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