Homeownership rate in selected European countries in 2016

Homeownership rate in selected European countries 2016 The statistic shows the homeownership rate in selected European countries in 2016. The home ownership rate is the share of owner-occupied dwellings of all homes. In 2016, the homeownership rate in Norway amounted to 82.7 percent.
The homeownership rate in the presented European countries extended from 42.5 percent in Switzerland to as much as 96 percent in Romania. More developed European countries, such as France or Germany, tended to have a lower homeownership rate compared to the frontier countries, such as Lithuania or Slovakia. The share of house owners among the population of all 28 European countries has remained relatively stable over the past few years, amounting to approximately 69 percent.
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Home ownership rate
Romania *96%
Lithuania 90.3%
Croatia90%
Slovakia 89.5%
Hungary 86.3%
Poland 83.4%
Norway 82.7%
Bulgaria*82.3%
Malta81.4%
Estonia 81.4%
Latvia 80.9%
Czech Republic 78.2%
Spain77.8%
Portugal 75.2%
Slovenia 75.1%
Greece 73.9%
Luxembourg **73.8%
Cyprus72.5%
Italy **72.3%
Finland71.6%
Belgium71.3%
Netherlands *69%
Sweden 65.2%
France 64.9%
United Kingdom 63.4%
Denmark 62%
Austria55%
Germany51.7%
Switzerland42.5%
Home ownership rate
Romania *96%
Lithuania 90.3%
Croatia90%
Slovakia 89.5%
Hungary 86.3%
Poland 83.4%
Norway 82.7%
Bulgaria*82.3%
Malta81.4%
Estonia 81.4%
Latvia 80.9%
Czech Republic 78.2%
Spain77.8%
Portugal 75.2%
Slovenia 75.1%
Greece 73.9%
Luxembourg **73.8%
Cyprus72.5%
Italy **72.3%
Finland71.6%
Belgium71.3%
Netherlands *69%
Sweden 65.2%
France 64.9%
United Kingdom 63.4%
Denmark 62%
Austria55%
Germany51.7%
Switzerland42.5%
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The statistic shows the homeownership rate in selected European countries in 2016. The home ownership rate is the share of owner-occupied dwellings of all homes. In 2016, the homeownership rate in Norway amounted to 82.7 percent.
The homeownership rate in the presented European countries extended from 42.5 percent in Switzerland to as much as 96 percent in Romania. More developed European countries, such as France or Germany, tended to have a lower homeownership rate compared to the frontier countries, such as Lithuania or Slovakia. The share of house owners among the population of all 28 European countries has remained relatively stable over the past few years, amounting to approximately 69 percent.
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Release date
November 2017
Region
Europe
Survey time period
2016
Supplementary notes
*Break in time series (2015 data).
** Provisional data

The source adds the following information: "The collection "Living conditions" hosts indicators relating to characteristics and living conditions of households, characteristics of the population according to different breakdowns, health and labor conditions, housing conditions as well as childcare related indicators."

Data coverage corresponds to code ilc_lvho02 of the EU-SILC survey.

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