Compared to the previous quarter, between January and March, house prices rose by 1.7% in the euro area and 2.1% in the EU.

In the year-on-year variation, all Member States showed increases in the indicator and exceeded 10% in 18 of the EU countries, with the largest increases being observed in the Czech Republic (24.7%), Estonia (21.0%) and Hungary (20.6%).

In Portugal, the indicator increased by 12.9% year-on-year and 3.8% in the quarter.