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Crude Oil (petroleum) compared to UK housing

In 1983 you could buy the 'average' UK home for the equivalent of 1,396.55 barrels of Crude Oil (petroleum). By 2014 the amount of Crude Oil (petroleum) required to buy the 'average' residential property in the United Kingdom increased to 3,880.02 barrels.

Crude Oil (petroleum)

+130%
  • Over the past 31 years
  • Compound Annual Growth: 2.73%
  • Greatest yearly performance: 114.91%
  • Poorest yearly performance: -38.36%
  • Source: International Monetary Fund
  • Description: Crude Oil (petroleum), West Texas Intermediate 40 API, Midland Texas, US$ per barrel

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