Housing Statistics for Scotland Quarterly Update: New Housebuilding and Affordable Housing Supply (published 10 March 2020)
This quarterly statistical publication provides information on recent trends in:
- the number of new housebuilding starts and completions by sector
- the number of Affordable Housing Supply Programme approvals, starts and completions, by type
Headline figures on all-sector and private-led new housebuilding starts and completions are presented up to end September 2019, whilst other figures are presented up to end December 2019 where more recent data allows.
The publication also presents rates of new housebuilding and affordable housing supply per head of population, including comparisons to other UK countries.
Background information including Excel tables and explanatory notes on data sources and quality are available in the Housing Statistics webpages.
Chart 1: Annual all-sector new housebuilding starts and completions have both increased substantially in the latest year, with the number of starts now higher than levels seen in 2008 (years to end September)