Owner-occupiers Housing Expenditures, costs to acquire and own, 2015=100

Owner-occupiers Housing Expenditures, costs to acquire and own, 2015=100

Costs to acquire and own Periods Price index (2015=100) Changes compared to the previous period (%) Changes compared to the previous year (%)
Other acquisistion costs 2022 3rd quarter* 129.4 1.3 11.1
Structural costs: major maintenance 2022 3rd quarter* 127.5 1.8 6.4
Structural costs: insurance 2022 3rd quarter* 132.1 6.2 6.9
Source: CBS.
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Table description


This table measures the price development in the transaction price of a dwelling that was purchased for own-use and the cost of all goods and services that households purchase in their role as owner occupiers of dwellings. Acquisition costs concerns the purchase of a newly built dwelling, self-built dwelling and a former rental dwelling. Costs of possession a dwelling concerns costs of (large) maintenance and property insurance.

Data available from: 1st quarter 2010

Status of the figures:
The figures in this table are one period provisional; the sub-series ‘Acquisition formally rented dwelling’ and ‘Structural costs: insurance’ are final directly.

Changes as of October 6th 2022:
This statistic is calculated using a European harmonized method. The method for rounding figures has changed within the European guidelines. This method change has been implemented with the result that some figures have been adjusted by a maximum of 0.1 index point or 0.1% development. The figures therefore correspond to the figures on the eurostat website.

Changes as of January 12th 2023:
Figures of the 3rd quarter of the year 2022 have been added and the figures of the 2nd quarter 2022 are final.

When will new figures be published?
New figures are published in April 2023.

Description topics

Price index
The price index shows the price development of costs incurred to obtain a property (that is new to the household sector) and costs associated with owning a home.
Changes compared to the previous period
Percentage changes per period (quarter, year) relative to the corresponding previous period.
CBS uses unrounded figures for the calculation of percentage changes.
Changes compared to the previous year
Yearly percentage changes.
CBS uses unrounded figures for the calculation of percentage changes.