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Copper compared to UK housing

In 1983 you could buy the 'average' UK home for the equivalent of 28.39 metric tons of Copper. By 2014 the amount of Copper required to buy the 'average' residential property in the United Kingdom increased to 43.75 metric tons.

Copper

+315%
  • Over the past 31 years
  • Compound Annual Growth: 4.7%
  • Greatest yearly performance: 91.04%
  • Poorest yearly performance: -39.34%
  • Source: International Monetary Fund
  • Description: Copper, grade A cathode, LME spot price, CIF European ports, US$ per metric ton

UK Houses

+540%
  • Over the past 31 years
  • Compound Annual Growth: 6.17%
  • Greatest yearly performance: 34.63%
  • Poorest yearly performance: -17.17%
  • Source: Halifax