Value of property purchase transactions in the UK 2005-2014

This statistic shows the annual value of property purchase transactions carried in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2005 to 2014. There was a sharp reduction in transaction values at the beginning of housing market and credit crisis in 2008, when the value of property purchase transactions fell from 479.7 billion in 2007 to 283.4 billion British pounds following year. By 2014, the transactions value recovered and reached 417.7 billion British pounds.

Annual value of residential and non-residential property purchase transactions in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2005 to 2014

Transaction value in million GBP
2005404,438
2006458,475
2007479,696
2008283,366
2009240,163
2010272,557
2011272,537
2012288,713
2013339,995
2014*417,720
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Source

Release date

June 2015

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

2005 to 2014

Supplementary notes

* Provisional data.
Transaction value for completions priced at 40,000 GBP or above.
The source adds further information: "The tables in this publication are based on HMRC's stamp duty land tax database, which records information from the Land Transaction Return. Not all property transactions are captured in the database (i.e. transactions where the chargeable consideration is less than 40,000 GBP as well as transfers in connection with divorce etc.).

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