Which Country Has the Most Dwellings?

Housing Stock (Number of Dwellings) (mil), 2017
Real Estate | October 21, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 64 countries in 2017, China ranked the highest in housing stock in terms of number of dwellings with 450 mil followed by India and USA. On the other end of the scale was Brunei with 0.071 mil, Iceland with 0.138 mil and Luxembourg with 0.236 mil.

Data for more countries are available at Housing Stock (Number of Dwellings) indicator page.

Housing Stock (Number of Dwellings) Unit 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Brazil mil ... 62.1 63.8 65.1 67.0 68.0
China mil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
France mil 34.0 34.4 34.8 35.2 35.6
Germany mil 40.6 40.8 41.0 41.2 41.4
India mil 245 251 257 263 269
Italy mil 29.1 29.1 29.2 29.2 29.2
Japan mil 59.4 60.0 60.6 60.9 61.2
Mexico mil 29.3 29.9 30.6 31.3 31.9
Russia mil 60.8 61.5 61.3 62.9 64.0
South Korea mil 17.7 18.1 18.4 18.7 19.2
Spain mil 25.2 25.3 25.2 25.2 25.2
Thailand mil 22.2 22.7 23.2 23.7 24.2
USA mil 132 133 134 134 135
United Kingdom mil 27.6 27.8 27.9 28.1 28.2
Vietnam mil ... ... 21.9 22.4 22.9 23.4 23.9