International Housing Statistics

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RED Ranked last for statistic

The most notable statistic from Housing are the numbers from Canada and the United States in the houses with 6 or more rooms statistic, doubling most other modern countries mentioned here.

  Percent of homes with  
  < 3 rooms 3-5 rooms 6 or > rooms Bedrooms and kitchens per person Average persons per room
Australia       2.3  
Canada 3.1 41.2 55.8 2.6 0.5
Denmark       1.9  
France 19.1 67.8 13.0 1.8 0.7
Germany 8.4 71.6 19.9 1.8 0.5
Italy 8.5 76.2 15.3 1.4  
Japan       1.8 0.8
Netherlands 11.5 76.6 11.9 2 0.7
Norway 20.3 60.9 18.8 2 0.6
Sweden 33.5 55.3 8.8 1.7 0.5
United Kingdom 2.1 60.3 36.1 1.8 0.5
United States 1.4 50.7 47.9 2.3 0.5

Source:

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Table 7

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Better Life Index 2013. Number of rooms (excluding kitchenette, scullery/utility room, bathroom, toilet, garage, consulting rooms, office, shop) in a dwelling divided by the number of persons living in the dwelling. For 2011

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For 2001.

Needed:

Percent of households owning own home.

Median square feet of inside living space.

Homelessness.

Lowest income quintile percent of income spent on housing, utilities, and transportation.