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Residential Property Price Index December 2018

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Residential property prices rise by 6.5% in the year to December

Table 1.1: Residential Property Price Index
MonthPrice Index (Jan 2005=100)Monthly % change Annual % change
October 2018107.80.28.3
November 2018107.5-0.37.2
December 2018107.4-0.16.5
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-18102.6103.794.1
Apr-18103.6104.195.7
May-18104.3104.896.2
June-18105.3104.998
July-18106105.898.5
Aug-18106.6106.698.8
Sep-18107.6107.599.8
Oct-18107.9107.7100.2
Nov-18107.4106.9100.1
Dec-18107.4106.1100.9

Residential property prices increased by 6.5% nationally in the year to December. This compares with an increase of 7.2% in the year to November and an increase of 12.1% in the twelve months to December 2017.

In Dublin, residential property prices rose by 3.8% in the year to December, with house prices rising by 4.2% and apartments by 2.9%. The highest house price growth in Dublin was in Dublin City at 5.0%, while the lowest growth was in Fingal at 3.4%.

Residential property prices in Ireland excluding Dublin were 9.6% higher in the year to December with house prices up by 8.8% and apartments by 16.9%. The region outside of Dublin that saw the largest rise in property prices was the Mid-West at 18.7%, while the smallest was recorded in the Border at 4.8%.

Overall Decline

Overall, the national index is 18.0% lower than its highest level in 2007. Dublin residential property prices are 21.4% lower than their February 2007 peak, while residential property prices in the Rest of Ireland are 22.0% lower than their May 2007 peak.

Recovery

Property prices nationally have increased by 83.0% from their trough in early 2013. Dublin residential property prices have risen 94.7% from their February 2012 low, whilst residential property prices in the Rest of Ireland are 79.5% higher than at the trough, which was in May 2013.

Price Indexannual percentage change
National - all residential properties6.5
National - houses6.6
National - apartments7.8
Dublin - all residential properties3.8
Dublin - houses4.2
Dublin - apartments2.9
Dublin City - houses5
Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown - houses4.3
Fingal - houses3.4
South Dublin - houses4.3
National excluding Dublin - all residential properties9.6
National excluding Dublin - houses8.8
National excluding Dublin - apartments16.9
Border - houses4.8
Midland - houses11
West - houses11
Mid-East - houses6.2
Mid-West - houses18.7
South-East - houses10.1
South-West - houses9.6

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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