Which Country Has the Highest Home Ownership?

Home Ownership (As % of Total Dwellings) (%), 2017 or latest
Real Estate | October 21, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 30 countries in 2017, Romania ranked the highest in home ownership as a percentage of all dwellings with 96.9% followed by Lithuania and Slovakia. On the other end of the scale was Denmark with 49.4%, Germany with 51.5% and Austria with 55.0%.

Data for more countries are available at Home Ownership (As % of Total Dwellings) indicator page.

Home Ownership (As % of Total Dwellings) Unit 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Bulgaria % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 87.2% 87.4% 85.7% 84.3% 82.3%
Croatia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 90.1% 89.6% 88.5% 89.7% 90.3%
Czech Republic % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 80.1% 80.4% 80.1% 78.9% 78.0%
Estonia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 83.5% 82.2% 81.1% 81.5% 81.5%
Hungary % ... ... ... 89.3% 89.8% 88.7% 88.2% 86.3%
Iceland % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 77.9% 77.3% 77.5% 78.2% 77.8% ...
Latvia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 82.8% 81.5% 81.2% 80.9% 80.2%
Lithuania % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 92.2% 91.9% 92.2% 89.9% 89.4%
Malta % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 80.2% 81.8% 80.3% 80.0% 80.8%
Norway % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 84.0% 84.8% 83.5% 84.4% 82.8% ...
Poland % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 82.1% 82.4% 83.8% 83.5% 83.7%
Portugal % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 75.0% 74.5% 74.2% 74.9% 74.8%
Romania % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 96.6% 96.6% 95.6% 96.2% 96.4%
Slovakia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 90.2% 90.4% 90.5% 90.3% 89.3%
Spain % 79.7% 78.9% 77.7% 78.8% 78.2% ...