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TABLE-China property price changes in January

BEIJING, Feb 24 - Following is a breakdown of average new home price changes in major Chinese cities in January, announced by the National Bureau of Statistics on Saturday. Home price figures published since January 2011 are not comparable with previous periods as the bureau introduced a new calculation method. For January's data, the government excluded sales prices for affordable housing. The nationwide index is a weighted average calculated by Reuters.

(Pct change y/y)

Nationwide Beijing Tianjin Shanghai Guangzhou Shenzhen Chongqing 2018 Jan 5.0 -1.2 -0.1 -0.2 3.7 -3.4

8.3

Dec 5.3 -0.2 0.2 0.2 5.5 -2.9 10.0 Nov 5.1 -0.2 -0.1 -0.2 6.6 -3.1 10.7 Oct 5.4 -0.2 0.6 -0.2 7.7 -3.3 11.4 Sept 6.3 0.5 1.8 0.0 9.4 -3.7 11.9 Aug 8.3 5.2 5.9 2.8 13.2 -1.9 12.8 July 9.7 8.9 9.7 7.3 16.7 0.5 12.8 June 10.2 10.7 12.3 8.6 17.8 2.7 12.0 May 10.4 13.5 14.7 11.0 19.4 5.4 10.2 April 10.7 16.0 17.3 13.2 21.6 6.6 9.9 Mar 11.3 19.0 20.5 16.8 22.7 9.1 8.9 Feb 11.8 22.1 22.7 21.1 23.1 13.5 8.3 2017 Jan 12.2 24.7 23.2 23.8 24.0 18.2

7.7

(Pct change m/m)

Nationwide Beijing Tianjin Shanghai Guangzhou Shenzhen Chongqing 2018 Jan 0.3 0.2 0.5 -0.4 -0.4 0.0

0.3

Dec 0.4 0.0 0.2 0.2 -0.3 -0.2

0.4

Nov 0.3 0.0 -0.2 0.0 -0.1 -0.2

0.6

Oct 0.3 -0.2 0.1 0.2 -0.2 -0.1

0.2

Sept 0.2 -0.1 0.0 0.0 -0.5 0.0

0.2

Aug 0.2 0.0 -0.1 0.0 -0.7 -0.4

0.3

July 0.4 -0.1 -0.2 0.0 0.4 -0.2

0.9

June 0.7 -0.4 0.0 -0.2 0.5 0.0

1.5

May 0.7 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.9 -0.6

0.8

April 0.7 0.2 -0.1 -0.1 1.4 0.0

1.4

Mar 0.6 0.4 0.2 -0.1 2.5 -0.3

1.1

Feb 0.3 0.0 0.4 0.2 0.9 -0.6

1.0

2017 Jan 0.2 0.0 -0.3 -0.1 0.6 -0.5

1.3

(Compiled by Josephine Mason and Pei Li; Editing by Jacqueline Wong)