Macro-economic Data

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A. Demography and Macroeconomy

A.1 Population
VariableEnd of 2014End of 2013End of 2012SourcesVar ID
Total population30.85 million30.41 million29.95 million
WDI
A.1.1
Urban population (% of total) 88.89% of total88.85% of total
WDI
A.1.4
Urban population growth (annual %) 1.7%1.73%
WDI
A.1.5
A.2 Economy
VariableEnd of 2014End of 2013End of 2012SourcesVar ID
GDP, current prices (U.S. dollars)377,043 USD (millions)367,482 USD (millions)381,286 USD (millions)
WEO
A.2.1
GDP based on PPP valuation of country GDP (Current international dollar)421,087 USD (millions)407,380 USD (millions)397,890 USD (millions)
WEO
A.2.2
GDP per capita, current prices (U.S. dollars)12,379.51 USD 12,255.5 USD 12,917.52 USD
WEO
A.2.3
GDP based on PPP per capita GDP (Current international dollar)13,825.61 USD 13,586.08 USD 13,480.03 USD
WEO
A.2.4
GDP, constant prices (Percent change)1.7%1%5.63%
WEO
A.2.5
Inflation, end of period consumer prices (Percent change)35%46%20.07%
WEO
A.2.6
GDP, deflator (Index)4964.163633.462663.21
WEO
A.2.7
Consumer price index348.17214.69152.66
WDI
A.2.8
GINI IndexNot availableNot availableNot available
WDI
A.2.9
Growth in urban household income (%/year)A.2.13
Employment (% of total laborforce)A.2.14
Self-employedNot available35.3%41.6%
WDI
A.2.14.1
UnemployedNot available7.5%8.1%
WDI
A.2.14.3
Interest Rates:A.2.15
Central bank lending/discount rate29.5%29.5%29.5%
IFS
A.2.15.1
Yield on 10-year Government bond16.04%15.27%16.76%
IFS
A.2.15.3
Average bank deposit rate14.68%14.5%14.51%
IFS
A.2.15.4
Lending rate17.21%15.9%16.38%
IFS
A.2.15.5
B. Housing Market
B.1 Housing Stock: Production, Transactions
VariableEnd of 2014End of 2013End of 2012SourcesVar ID
Number of dwelling units:B.1.1
Characteristics of housing stock:B.1.3
Tenure in urban areas (%):B.1.4
Owner-occupied units  83% of totalB.1.4.1
Estimated Number of units completed/yearB.1.5
B.2 Housing Prices and Cost for Urban Areas or Capital City
VariableEnd of 2014End of 2013End of 2012SourcesVar ID
Median urban house price in USD:B.2.1
Median house price to median annual HH income:B.2.2
Annual average % change in median house prices:B.2.3
M2 construction cost for median quality houseB.2.4


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Notes: Base Year
Notes: Figure listed is information of mortgage loans from banking system but not limited to housing sector.
Notes: Figure listed is information of mortgage loans from banking system but not limited to housing sector.
Notes: Figure listed is information of mortgage loans from banking system but not limited to housing sector.
Notes: Figure listed is information of mortgage loans from banking system but not limited to housing sector.
Notes: Figure listed is information of mortgage loans from banking system but not limited to housing sector.
Notes: Figure listed is information of mortgage loans from banking system but not limited to housing sector.
Notes: Figure listed is information of mortgage loans from banking system but not limited to housing sector.
Notes: Figure listed is information of mortgage loans from banking system but not limited to housing sector.
Notes: Figure listed is information of mortgage loans from banking system but not limited to housing sector.
Notes: Figure listed is information of mortgage loans from banking system but not limited to housing sector.
Notes: Figure listed is information of mortgage loans from banking system but not limited to housing sector.
Notes: Figure listed is information of mortgage loans from banking system but not limited to housing sector.
Notes: Figure listed is information of mortgage loans from banking system but not limited to housing sector.
Notes: Figure listed is information of mortgage loans from banking system but not limited to housing sector.
Notes: Figure listed is information of mortgage loans from banking system but not limited to housing sector.
Notes: Figure listed is information of mortgage loans from banking system but not limited to housing sector.
Notes: Figure listed is information of mortgage loans from banking system but not limited to housing sector.
Notes: Figure listed is information of mortgage loans from banking system but not limited to housing sector.
Notes: Figure listed is information of mortgage loans from banking system but not limited to housing sector.
Notes: Figure listed is information of mortgage loans from banking system but not limited to housing sector.
Notes: Figure listed is information of mortgage loans from banking system but not limited to housing sector.
Notes: Figure listed is information of mortgage loans from banking system but not limited to housing sector.
Notes: Figure listed is information of mortgage loans from banking system but not limited to housing sector.
Notes: Figure listed is information of mortgage loans from banking system but not limited to housing sector.
Notes: Government can help low-income households with a one-time or gradual disbursement of money to own a house, under Direct Subsidy scheme.
Notes: Government can help low-income households with a one-time or gradual disbursement of money to own a house, under Direct Subsidy scheme.
Notes: Government sponsored Mortgage Guarantee.
Notes: Government sponsored Mortgage Guarantee.
Notes: Interest rates are capped at 4.33%,10.66% and 16.4% for low, medium and high income individuals respectively.
Notes: Interest rates are capped at 4.33%,10.66% and 16.4% for low, medium and high income individuals respectively.
Notes: Interest rates are capped by law and are called Social Interest rates.
Notes: Interest rates are capped by law and are called Social Interest rates.
Notes: Lending institutions are mandated to lend 20% of their portfolio towards mortgages.
Notes: Lending institutions are mandated to lend 20% of their portfolio towards mortgages.
Notes: National Percentage
Notes: The Congress of the Republic of Venezuela passes laws on mortgages and regulates the industry.
Notes: The Congress of the Republic of Venezuela passes laws on mortgages and regulates the industry.
Notes: The Congress of the Republic of Venezuela passes laws on mortgages and regulates the industry.