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 2020 2nd quarter* 109.4 -0.2 1.7
Structural costs: major maintenance 2020 2nd quarter* 114.5 0.4 2.3
Structural costs: insurance 2020 2nd quarter* 119.0 -1.3 0.3
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 possesion 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 definitive directly.

Changes as of October 6th 2020:
Figures of the 2nd quarter 2020 have been added and the figures of the 1st quarter 2020 are definitive.

When will new figures be published?
New figures are published in January 2021.

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.