Interactive house price data (including South Africa)

The Economist has a brilliant interactive chart showing nominal house price growth across a range of countries, including South Africa.

It’s clear, as we already know, that South African house price increases have been dramatic. Somehow though, seeing it on a graph with a range of other countries brings it into sharper focus. Our property market has been manic.

Published by David Kirk

The opinions expressed on this site are those of the author and other commenters and are not necessarily those of his employer or any other organisation. David Kirk runs Milliman’s actuarial consulting practice in Africa. He is an actuary and is the creator of New Business Margin on Revenue. He specialises in risk and capital management, regulatory change and insurance strategy . He also has extensive experience in embedded value reporting, insurance-related IFRS and share option valuation.