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In the first half of 2021, the House Price Index (HPI 2010) rose by 10.7% to an index level of 192.37 points (Q1: +9,7%, Q2: +11.7%). Prices of new dwellings rose by 4.3% while those of existing dwellings were 13.1% higher than in the first half of 2020. The index is based on the purchases of new and existing houses and apartments by private households. The actual transaction prices are recorded and evaluated quarterly.
The number of holiday trips with at least one overnight stay (including visiting family and friends) of the Austrian resident population (older than 15 years) decreased in the first half of 2021 by 14.4% to 4.41 million compared with the first half of 2020. Compared to pre-crisis level (first half of 2019: 9.76 million), the volume of holiday trips in the first half of 2021 is 54.8% lower.
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