Urban households who can afford the cheapest new houses Africa 2019, by country

In Egypt, almost 90 percent of urban households could have obtained a mortgage sufficient to buy the cheapest newly built house in 2019. However, this was out of reach of at least 95 percent of urban households in over half of the countries on the continent. For instance, only 4.29 percent of urban households in Rwanda were able to afford it.

Share of urban households who can afford the least expensive newly built house in Africa in 2019, by country*

You need to log in to download this statistic
Register for free
Already a member?
Log in
Show detailed source information?
Register for free
Already a member?
Log in
Sources

Release date

October 2019

Region

Africa

Survey time period

2019

Supplementary notes

*the price of the cheapest newly built house by a private developer varied from country to country. This analysis took the current mortgage financing agreements of the respective country into account when determining the share of households who would have granted a mortgage for the least expensive new house built by a private developer in that country in 2017.
**Swaziland was renamed as eSwatini in April 2018.
The source didn't provide data for Western Sahara, Congo and Somalia.

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $468 / Year
Basic Account
Get to know the platform

You only have access to basic statistics.

Single Account
The ideal entry-level account for individual users
  • Instant access to 1m statistics
  • Download in XLS, PDF & PNG format
  • Detailed references
$59 $39 / Month *
in the first 12 months
Corporate Account
Full access

Corporate solution including all features.

* All products require an annual contract; Prices do not include sales tax.

Statistics on "Global housing market"

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $468 / Year
Learn more about how Statista can support your business.