Housing Stocks represents the total number of dwelling units in an area. It covers statistics on new house building activity, changes in the number of dwellings and the supply of affordable housing as well as statistics on the new condition of the housing stock. According to the Federal State Statistics Service of Ukraine, in 2012 on average 23.7 sq. meters of total area went to one resident of the country.
House price Indices - Weighting
A stock-weighted index is appropriate when measuring the wealth associated with the ownership of residential property should be stock-weighted. A stock-weighted index is also appropriate for a financial stability indicator, in particularly to identify property price bubbles.
A sales-weighted index is appropriate for measuring the real output of the residential real estate industry. This is consistent in treatment to the acquisition or purchase of goods and services in a consumer price index
Starting with 2001, total housing stock is determined by taking into account summer premises with the established lowering indexes. The dwelling privatisation program has been functioning since 1993. Selected data of 1999 is not provided. In the general area of an available housing and quantity of apartments, bankrupt enterprises and those that have completly stopped their activity are included as well.
Scope of House Price Indices:
A price index covering all residential property is appropriate for measuring the wealth associated with the ownership of residential property
An index covering all residential properties is also appropriate when used as a financial stability indicator
A price index covering new property only is appropriate for measuring the real output of the residential real estate industry
The value of new housing is part of gross investment
A price index restricted to new property is also appropriate for the inclusion of owner-occupier housing costs on a net-acquisition cost basis
The data is final when initially released. Only minor revisions can occur.