What does the survey comprise?
PurposeThe OOH measures price developments in the acquisition and ownership of a dwelling, classified by various categories of expenditure.
Target populationExpenditures made by private owners of owner-occupied dwellings. That is, costs incurred to obtain a property (that is new to the household sector) and costs associated with owning a home. Costs that also concern private renters, such as contents insurance and minor maintenance, are not included.
Statistical unitAll costs that private property owners incur for acquiring and owning a home.
Date/year survey startedThe data is available from 2010.
Publication strategyThe figures will be published approximately 3 months after the reporting month.
These are one-quarter provisional figures; the sub-series ‘Acquisition formally rented dwelling’ and ‘Structural costs: insurance’ are definitive directly.