In the fourth quarter of 2017 (last 12 months) the median price of dwellings sales in Portugal was 932 euros per square meter, +7.6% compared to the fourth quarter of 2016 (866 euros per square meter). In this period, 39 municipalities located mainly in Algarve and in Área Metropolitana de Lisboa, scored median house price of dwellings sales above the national value.
Compared to the same period in the previous year, the seven cities of the country with more than 100 thousand inhabitants performed a growth in the house prices. The cities of Lisboa (+18.1%), Porto (+17.6%) and Amadora (+15.9%) scored the highest growth rates compared to the fourth quarter of 2016. The city of Braga registered the lowest relative growth (+5.4%) among the cities with more than 100 thousand inhabitants.