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House prices up 1.7 per cent
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2015-04-20T10:00:00.000Z
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The house price index measures the development of the value of the housing stock. House prices increased on average by 7.2 per cent from the first quarter of 2014 to the first quarter of 2015.

Price index for existing dwellingsQ1 2015

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House prices up 1.7 per cent

House prices increased by 1.7 per cent from the 4th quarter of 2014 to the 1st quarter of 2015 when adjusted for seasonal variations.

House price index. Change in per cent
Seasonally adjusted1st quarter 2014 - 1st quarter 2015
4th quarter 2014 - 1st quarter 2015
The whole country1.67.2
 
Oslo including Bærum3.111.9
Stavanger-0.92.0
Bergen1.28.5
Trondheim0.06.5
 
Akershus excluding Bærum3.48.6
Sør-Østlandet2.46.4
Hedmark and Oppland0.66.5
Agder and Rogaland excluding Stavanger-0.31.9
Vestlandet excluding Bergen2.55.3
Trøndelag exluding Trondheim-1.54.8
Nord-Norge0.07.0
Figure 1. House price index, by house type. 1992=100

The prices of flats in blocks increased by 3.1 per cent. The corresponding increase in prices for small houses and detached houses was 2.2 and 1.0 per cent respectively.

The house prices in Akershus and Oslo had the highest increase, with 3.4 and 3.1 per cent, while Trøndelag excluding Trondheim, Agder and Rogaland and Stavanger were the regions with a decrease in house prices in this period, of between 1.5 and 0.3 per cent.

Strongest growth in Oslo last year

The house prices in Oslo and Bærum had the highest increase from the first quarter of 2014, with 11.9 per cent. The prices of detached houses and flats in blocks increased by 10.0 and 114.3 per cent respectively, while small houses had a price increase of 8.4 per cent. The house prices in Agder and Rogaland and Stavanger had the lowest increase by 1.9 and 2.0 per cent respectively during the last year.

House prices increased on average by 7.2 per cent.

A total of 21 189 house sales were used in the index calculations for the 1st quarter of 2015.

1The figure was corrected, 21 April 2015.