Wednesday, January 6, 2010
When The Economist last took stock of house prices across the globe, prices were falling in all but two countries. Three months later, prices are now rising in a total of six countries. Hong Kong is experiencing double-digit growth. Our interactive house-price tool allows you to chart the ups and downs of house prices for 20 of the most important economies over several years. In addition, the chart lets you compare house prices in real terms and against average incomes, providing ample fodder for that next dinner-table debate.