Global Property Guide

Financial Information for Residential Property Buyers

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Luxembourg $ 104,095
Switzerland $ 80,346
Norway $ 70,553
Ireland $ 64,782
Iceland $ 59,629
Denmark $ 53,745
Sweden $ 51,125
Netherlands $ 45,658
Austria $ 44,233
Finland $ 43,482
Germany $ 42,177
Belgium $ 41,248
UK $ 40,050
France $ 38,178
Italy $ 30,507
Spain $ 26,565
Malta $ 25,329
Cyprus $ 23,352
Slovenia $ 21,668
Portugal $ 19,821
Czech Rep. $ 18,508
Greece $ 18,049
Estonia $ 17,786
Slovak Rep. $ 16,499
Lithuania $ 14,893
Latvia $ 14,063
Hungary $ 12,652
Poland $ 12,361
Croatia $ 12,165
Turkey $ 10,817
Romania $ 9,493
Russia $ 8,946
Bulgaria $ 7,377
Montenegro $ 6,707
Serbia $ 5,348
Macedonia $ 5,264
Belarus $ 4,989
Bosnia & H. $ 4,298
Albania $ 4,126
Ukraine $ 2,199
Moldova $ 1,907

Europe: GDP per capita.

The gross domestic product (GDP) per capita is the national output, divided by the population, expressed in U.S dollars per person, for the latest year for which data is published. (see Data FAQs)

Source: IMF World Economic Outlook Database

European statistics. European house price and other economic statistics vary in quality. It is often a surprise to non-Europeans to discover that swathes of this rich, highly developed continent are not covered by good housing statistics.

Northern European countries have generally good house price time-series. In particular, all the Scandinavian countries generate excellent house price statistics. In the Baltics the situation is improving rapidly. Latvia generates an official annual house price time-series, and the realtor Latio publishes a monthly index. Lithuania has no official house price or rents time-series, but the firm Inreal publishes annual prices and rents for Vilnius for a few years. Estonia has high-quality housing statistics, generated by the Statistical Office of Estonia (SOE). Data on house prices, house sales and construction activities, as well as general economics statistics are all available from the SOE.

Central Europe is mixed. German house price statistics are weak. France has very good statistics, the Netherlands has good data, Belgium and Austria have acceptable data. Spain has made giant strides, Portugal is weaker.

Southern Europe tends to have weak statistical data. There is a particular lack of housing statistics in Italy, Greece, and Turkey (though Italy has some private, for-sale, data generators).

Statistics in Eastern Europe are weak. Efforts are being made to change this, for instance Bulgaria began publishing a house price time-series in 2006. Aside from this, the Czech Republic has an official index, and in Poland, REAS Konsulting produces a for-sale index.