The deflated house price index (or real house price index) is the ratio between the house price index (HPI) and the national accounts deflator for private final consumption expenditure (households and non-profit institutions serving households (NPISHs)). This indicator therefore measures inflation in the house market relative to inflation in the final consumption expenditure of households and NPIs.
Eurostat HPI captures price changes of all residential properties purchased by households (flats, detached houses, terraced houses, etc.), both new and existing, independently of their final use and their previous owners. Only market prices are considered, self-build dwellings are therefore excluded. The land component is included.
The MIP scoreboard indicator is the year-on-year growth rate of the deflated house price index. In the MIP domain are also published annual and quarterly figures on: