Who is the Most Mortgaged in the World?

Mortgage Loans per Capita (USD), 2017 or latest
Banking | September 19, 2018
$2.99
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Based on a comparison of 90 countries in 2017, Switzerland ranked the highest in mortgage loans per capita with USD 103,203 followed by Denmark and Norway. On the other end of the scale was Afghanistan with USD 0.129, Guinea with USD 0.362 and Malawi with USD 1.03.

Data for more countries are available at Mortgage Loans Per Capita (USD) indicator page.

Mortgage Loans Per Capita (USD) Unit 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Australia USD 54,452 57,367 51,077 49,362 46,741
Canada USD 30,473 33,538 32,698 31,260 27,663
Denmark USD 71,845 73,169 76,342 66,984 60,675
France USD 17,284 18,083 19,523 17,464 16,276
Iceland USD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Luxembourg USD ... 50,898 54,847 61,051 56,814 53,757 ...
Macao USD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 17,460 21,819 26,294 33,540 37,548
Netherlands USD 41,174 42,072 43,276 37,713 33,865
New Zealand USD 30,515 33,332 34,903 33,666 31,615
Norway USD ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 60,719 71,104 68,174 57,933 52,725 ...
Singapore USD 19,501 23,527 24,492 24,918 23,826
Sweden USD ... ... ... ... 32,721 36,017 38,202 33,393 33,202 ...
Switzerland USD 90,725 96,789 102,931 95,150 97,922
USA USD 30,763 30,076 29,682 29,485 29,825
United Kingdom USD 29,916 31,773 32,582 31,009 30,144