Housing Statistics For Scotland Quarterly Update (Published 14th June 2022)

A summary of activity in new build housing, affordable housing and long term empty properties and second homes in Scotland.

Housing Statistics for Scotland Quarterly Update: New Housebuilding and Affordable Housing Supply (published 14 June 2022)

This statistical publication provides information on the latest trends in:

  • Quarterly all-sector and private-led new housebuilding starts and completions to end September 2021, and social sector new housebuilding starts and completions to end December 2021.
  • UK House Price Index Official Statistics on new build sales transactions, as a measure of private-led new housebuilding activity to end January 2022.
  • Quarterly Affordable Housing Supply Programme approvals, starts and completions, by type, to end March 2022.

The publication also presents annual rates of new housebuilding and affordable housing supply per head of population, including comparisons to other UK countries.

Chart 1: Annual all-sector new housebuilding starts and completions both increased in the latest year to end September 2021 after being affected by COVID-19 lockdown measures in the previous year.

Background information including Excel webtables and explanatory notes on data sources and quality are available in the Housing Statistics webpages.


Email: Housing_Statistics_Inbox@gov.scot

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