Home ownership as a percentage of all dwellings reached 77.8 % in 2016 in Spain, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.512 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, home ownership as a percentage of all dwellings in Spain reached an all time high of 84.7 % in 2002 and an all time low of 63.4 % in 1970. When compared to Spain's main peers, home ownership as a percentage of all dwellings in France amounted to 64.9 %, 72.3 % in Italy and 75.2 % in Portugal in 2016.
Spain has been ranked 14th within the group of 30 countries we follow in terms of home ownership as a percentage of all dwellings, 3 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Home ownership shows the share of the population (or dwellings, depending on the source of information) which lives in a dwelling they own or have taken a mortgage for.