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Residential Property Price Index March 2021

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Table 1.1: Residential Property Price Index
MonthPrice Index (2015=100)Monthly % change Annual % change
December 2020137.20.72.2
January 2021137.80.42.5
February 2021138.30.43.0
March 2021139.30.73.7
The latest three month's RPPI results are provisional and subject to revision.

Residential property prices (houses and apartments) increased by 3.7% nationally in the year to March. This compares to an increase of 3% in the year to February and an increase of 0.9% in the twelve months to March 2020.

In Dublin, residential property prices saw an increase of 2.5% in the year to March, while property prices outside Dublin were 4.9% higher. See Figure 1.1.

MonthNationalDublinRest of Ireland
Jan-167.74.810.9
Feb-167.44.610.5
Mar-167.44.910.1
Apr-167.25.49
May-166.14.48
Jun-165.63.28
Jul-1673.910.2
Aug-167.34.510
Sep-168.16.210.1
Oct-167.45.19.8
Nov-169.26.811.7
Dec-1696.711.2
Jan-178.75.811.6
Feb-179.66.812.4
Mar-179.87.212.2
Apr-179.55.813.3
May-1710.98.813
June-1711.310.611.8
July-1711.611.811.4
Aug-1711.711.711.7
Sept-1711.911.212.5
Oct-1711.811.511.9
Nov-1711.110.511.8
Dec-1712.111.712.6
Jan-1811.911.712.1
Feb-1812.512.512.4
Mar-1812.611.713.7
Apr-1813.41313.8
May-1812.41113.9
June-1812915.2
July-189.97.412.7
Aug-188.96.611.3
Sep-188.56.410.7
Oct-188.36.110.7
Nov-187.15.19.2
Dec-186.33.98.9
Jan-195.22.77.9
Feb-194.31.47.3
Mar-193.80.96.8
Apr-192.90.55.4
May-192.6-0.15.3
June-1920.14
July-192.204.4
Aug-191.9-0.44.3
Sep-191.1-1.13.4
Oct-191-1.43.5
Nov-191.1-13.3
Dec-190.3-1.72.4
Jan-201-0.52.6
Feb-201-0.12.2
Mar-200.90.61.3
Apr-200.70.21.2
May-200.3-0.20.9
June-200-0.60.6
July-20-0.7-1.40.1
Aug-20-0.9-1.8-0.1
Sep-20-0.8-1.80.2
Oct-20-0.5-1.30.3
Nov-200.4-0.61.3
Dec-202.21.53
Jan-212.50.93.9
Feb-2131.44.5
Mar-213.72.54.9

In Dublin, house prices increased by 2.8% and apartment prices increased by 0.7%. The highest house price growth in Dublin was in Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown at 3.9%, while Fingal saw a decline of 0.4%.

Outside Dublin, house prices were up by 4.5% and apartment prices up by 10.4%. The region outside of Dublin that saw the largest rise in house prices was the Midlands at 6.7% - at the other end of the scale, the Mid West saw a 1.2% rise. See Figure 1.2.

Price IndexAnnual percentage change
National - all residential properties3.7
National - houses3.7
National - apartments3.4
Dublin - all residential properties2.5
Dublin - houses2.8
Dublin - apartments0.7
Dublin City - houses3.6
Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown - houses3.9
Fingal - houses-0.4
South Dublin - houses3.6
National excluding Dublin - all residential properties4.9
National excluding Dublin - houses4.5
National excluding Dublin - apartments10.4
Border - houses4
Midland - houses6.7
West - houses5.5
Mid-East - houses5.8
Mid-West - houses1.2
South-East - houses5.4
South-West - houses2.9
Show Table: Residential Property Price Index Breakdown (Base 2015=100)

Overall Decline

Overall, the national index is 14.9% lower than its highest level in 2007. Dublin residential property prices are 20.1% lower than their February 2007 peak, while residential property prices in the Rest of Ireland are 17.3% lower than their May 2007 peak.

Recovery

Property prices nationally have increased by 89.8% from their trough in early 2013. Dublin residential property prices have risen 97.8% from their February 2012 low, whilst residential property prices in the Rest of Ireland are 90.2% higher than at the trough, which was in May 2013. See Figure 1.3.

MonthNationalDublinRest of Ireland
Jan-10113.296.1135.3
Feb-10111.493.9133.7
Mar-1011091.8132.9
Apr-10109.491.6131.8
May-10107.590.7128.8
Jun-10106.389.5127.8
Jul-10105.288.8126.2
Aug-10104.989.3125
Sep-10103.689.1122.4
Oct-10101.987.7120.2
Nov-1099.885.9117.7
Dec-1098.384.4116.3
Jan-1197.583.5115.5
Feb-1195.681.8113.4
Mar-1193.379.5110.9
Apr-119278.9108.9
May-1190.477.6106.9
Jun-1189.176.5105.3
Jul-1187.275.4102.5
Aug-118573.999.4
Sep-1183.271.897.8
Oct-1181.770.496.3
Nov-1180.368.995.1
Dec-1179.167.693.9
Jan-1277.866.492.5
Feb-127664.690.8
Mar-1276.465.191.1
Apr-1275.264.888.7
May-127564.888.1
Jun-1274.865.187.3
Jul-1275.666.587.4
Aug-1275.767.486.6
Sep-1276.368.187
Oct-1276.668.886.8
Nov-1276.369.285.6
Dec-1276.67085.3
Jan-1375.269.482.9
Feb-1374.468.282.5
Mar-1373.467.880.7
Apr-1373.768.680.5
May-1373.769.179.8
Jun-1375.671.680.9
Jul-1377.474.281.6
Aug-1378.57681.8
Sep-1379.777.482.9
Oct-1380.277.983.4
Nov-1380.678.883
Dec-1381.579.884
Jan-1481.680.183.7
Feb-148280.584
Mar-1482.581.883.6
Apr-1484.384.284.6
May-1486.587.286
Jun-148990.887
Jul-1491.794.588.5
Aug-1493.696.690
Sep-1495.69991.5
Oct-1496.699.593.1
Nov-1496.999.394.2
Dec-1496.297.994.3
Jan-1596.598.394.6
Feb-1596.297.994.5
Mar-1596.597.895.2
Apr-1597.397.996.7
May-1598.498.598.4
Jun-1510099.9100.1
Jul-15100.8100.4101.2
Aug-15102101.4102.6
Sep-15102.4101.4103.4
Oct-15103.5102.6104.5
Nov-15103.2102.2104.3
Dec-15103101.6104.4
Jan-16104103.1104.9
Feb-16103.4102.3104.4
Mar-16103.7102.6104.8
Apr-16104.3103.2105.5
May-16104.5102.9106.2
Jun-16105.6103.1108.2
Jul-16107.9104.4111.5
Aug-16109.4106112.9
Sep-16110.7107.6113.9
Oct-16111.2107.9114.7
Nov-16112.7109.1116.4
Dec-16112.2108.4116.2
Jan-17113109117.1
Feb-17113.3109.3117.5
Mar-17113.8110117.7
Apr-17114.2109.2119.5
May-17115.9112120
June-17117.5114.1120.9
July-17120.4116.7124.3
Aug-17122.2118.4126.2
Sept-17123.9119.7128.1
Oct-17124.3120.3128.4
Nov-17125.3120.6130.1
Dec-17125.9121.1130.8
Jan-18126.5121.8131.3
Feb-18127.4122.9132
Mar-18128.2122.8133.8
Apr-18129.5123.3136
May-18130.3124.2136.7
June-18131.6124.4139.3
July-18132.4125.3140
Aug-18133.1126.3140.4
Sep-18134.4127.3141.9
Oct-18134.7127.7142.1
Nov-18134.2126.8142.1
Dec-18133.8125.8142.4
Jan-19133.1125.1141.6
Feb-19132.9124.7141.6
Mar-19133123.9142.9
Apr-19133.3123.9143.4
May-19133.6124.2143.9
June-19134.2124.5144.8
July-19135.3125.3146.2
Aug-19135.7125.8146.5
Sep-19135.9125.9146.7
Oct-19136125.9147
Nov-19135.7125.6146.8
Dec-19134.2123.6145.9
Jan-20134.4124.5145.3
Feb-20134.2124.6144.8
Mar-20134.3124.7144.7
Apr-20134.2124.2145.1
May-20134.1123.9145.2
June-20134.2123.7145.7
July-20134.4123.5146.3
Aug-20134.5123.6146.4
Sep-20134.8123.7146.9
Oct-20135.4124.3147.5
Nov-20136.2124.8148.7
Dec-20137.2125.4150.2
Jan-21137.8125.7151
Feb-21138.3126.4151.3
Mar-21139.3127.8151.9

Note

RPPI is based on Revenue stamp duty returns, which have a 44 day submission deadline. To account for this fact and also for late filings, the RPPI for the latest three months is provisional and subject to revision. See background notes.

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