Housing costs as a percentage of household income reached 26.0 % in 2000 in Denmark, according to the National Statistical Office. This is the same as in the previous year.
Historically, housing costs as a percentage of household income in Denmark reached an all time high of 26.0 % in 1994 and an all time low of 24.0 % in 1997. When compared to Denmark's main peers, housing costs as a percentage of household income in Germany amounted to 25.0 % and 27.0 % in Netherlands in 2000.
Denmark has been ranked 3rd within the group of 16 countries we follow in terms of housing costs as a percentage of household income.
The indicator shows how much a household spends on housing as a proportion of their total disposable income, which is often taken as an indicator of the affordability of housing.