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Article Title: Worldwide New Housing Construction to Grow 3.3%
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Publication: Ceramic Industry, 11/12/2013
Freedonia Study: World Housing (3087)

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Worldwide construction of new housing units is expected to increase 3.3% per year to 60.9 million units in 2017, according to a new study from The Freedonia Group Inc. Even though expansion of the world population is projected to decelerate, a declining average household size will still allow the number of households in the world to grow 1.5% annually. That increase in households will add to demand for new housing units. In addition, increased rural-to-urban migration, especially in developing countries, will spur construction of new housing units in urban areas.
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Article Title: Global housing construction expected to rise +3.3% a year
By: Helen Wright
Publication: International Construction, 10/29/2013
Freedonia Study: World Housing (3087)

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Worldwide construction of new housing is expected to increase +3.3% a year to reach 60.9 million units in 2017, according to research company Freedonia. It said increased rural-to-urban migration, especially in developing countries, will spur construction of new housing units in urban areas.
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